Facebook Messenger now allows signup with Phone Numbers

Facebook has introduced a new way of Signup in its Messenger Application. The users in United States, Canada, Peru and Venezuela will now be able to sign up for the Messenger just by using the Phone Number and Full Name.

To further deepen the roots of Facebook Messenger amongst people, such a feature is aimed at people without Facebook accounts. Thou, this way of Login wont sync the Facebook Chat / Friends. The update has been rolled out for both Android and iOS application.

How to Signup in Facebook Messenger using Phone Number?

  • On the welcome screen of the App, Click on “Not on Facebook”.
  • From there, users can enter the Full Name, Phone number and Photo.

With Messenger, we’ve been focused on creating the best messaging experience possible by giving people a fun and easy way to connect and express themselves with friends and contacts. If you’re in Canada, the United States, Peru or Venezuela, we are starting to roll out a new way for you to sign up for Messenger – without a Facebook account.


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