In this article Facebook Instagram Messenger, you are going to learn quite a lot. As a major change, Facebook is merging its messenger with Instagram’s direct message. Before now, Instagram direct messages were a useful way to have a quick conversation with anybody on the social network. As some people may already know, Instagram was bought by Facebook and now its messenger is taking over Instagram’s DM.
How to Download Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Instagram
Below is how you can download both the Facebook, Facebook messenger and Instagram app (Facebook Instagram Messenger) on your device.
- Get the smartphone you want to install the apps on and turn it on.
- The next step is to make sure the device is connected to the internet. If not, connect the device to the internet.
- Open any app store on the device and tap on the search bar.
- Enter the name of the app you want to download and hit the search button.
- Tap on Tegan the official app and you would be taken to the app download page.
- On the app download page, tap on the “Install” or “Get” button.
- Follow the onscreen prompts till the app has successfully started downloading.
Once the app has been downloaded to your device, the installation process would kick in immediately.
Facebook Merging Messenger And Instagram DMs, How it Works
For you to enjoy this new feature, you must first have an Instagram account and a Facebook account (Facebook Instagram Messenger). Once that is done, you have to link both accounts. The steps below will show you how you can link your Facebook to your Instagram account.
- Get your smartphone and make sure it is connected to the internet.
- Open the Instagram app on your device and log in to your account.
- Next, open your Facebook app and sign in to your account.
- Click on your profile picture at the bottom right side of the screen on your Instagram app.
- On your profile timeline, you would fin three horizontal lines at the top of the screen.
- Tap on settings.
- From the settings menu, tap on “Account”.
- From the options displayed, select “Sharing to Other Apps”.
- Select “Facebook”.
- On the new page, you will find both your Instagram profile and Facebook profile. Simply tap on the “Continue” button. Note that if you have multiple accounts, you can change the account using the change link.
- Follow the onscreen prompts given to you afterward.
Above is how you can link your Facebook to Instagram account.
How to Message People On Instagram Using Facebook Messenger
This is actually easy and can be done following the steps below.
- Open the messenger official app on your device after turning on your device’s internet connection.
- Tap on the search bar and enter the username of the user you want to send a message to.
- From your search results, tap on the user you want to message under the Instagram section from your search result.
- Enter your text message and tap on the send icon or button.
Above is how you can easily send messages to Instagram users via Facebook messenger.
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