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Facebook introduces its separate Messenger app for iOS & Android

0. phoneArena 09 Aug 2011, 15:41 posted on

Specifically, the Messenger app delivers messages through notifications and texts – meaning, there’s more of a chance that they’ll see the message right away. Not only are you given a threaded conversation view, but you...

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posted on 09 Aug 2011, 16:46

1. dunnski (unregistered)


Ok, so what's the title in Android store? Can't see any other app with Facebook as the developer..

posted on 09 Aug 2011, 20:32

3. protozeloz (Posts: 5368; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


If this link comes out as not found then the app is not available to your country yet
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.facebook.orca

posted on 09 Aug 2011, 17:13

2. MattyPp (unregistered)


It's just called messenger for Android, but you cannot download it from the market I don't think. You open your Facebook app and it should prompt you to download it or ignore it.

posted on 09 Aug 2011, 20:36

4. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 822; Member since: 20 Apr 2009)


Can you actually close this app on Android though?

posted on 09 Aug 2011, 21:36

6. Jasonhunterx (Posts: 110; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)


Yes press the back button an android does is automatically

posted on 09 Aug 2011, 20:39

5. MattyPp (unregistered)


No you cannot "turn it off", but you can turn off notifications for it so you won't get spammed anymore.

posted on 09 Aug 2011, 23:06

9. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)


https://www.facebook.com/mobile/messenger

posted on 09 Aug 2011, 23:28

10. quesoesgrande (Posts: 217; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)


Is the android phone the nexus prime?

posted on 10 Aug 2011, 02:02

13. droid.rv (Posts: 10; Member since: 18 Jul 2011)


lolz...NO.. :-D

posted on 10 Aug 2011, 00:03 1

11. therygy (Posts: 94; Member since: 24 May 2010)


It's lame

posted on 10 Aug 2011, 01:53

12. verizoncustomer (unregistered)


Sounds like a knock off of Google + with the whole "group conversation" thing

posted on 10 Aug 2011, 02:05

14. drodriguezsd (Posts: 35; Member since: 10 Jun 2010)


I was using it with my cousin a while ago. I actually really like this app. It's smooth and not buggy at all. Wish I could say the same for the regular Facebook app. Which Facebook definitely needs to FOCUS on! (iPhone user) Thanks!

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