Download or update your Messenger app

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It's important to keep your Messenger app up to date. Installing the latest version may help to fix problems when something's not working.
Download or update the Messenger app for all desktop computers
Download Messenger for Apple Mac computers
Go to the App Store to download Messenger for Apple Mac.
After installing, make sure to turn on automatic updates in the App Store to always have the newest version of the Messenger app.
Download Messenger for Windows computers
Go to the Microsoft Store to download Messenger for Windows.
After installing, make sure to turn on automatic updates in the Microsoft Store to always have the newest version of the Messenger app.
Tips for troubleshooting
If you're having trouble downloading or updating your Messenger app:
  • Make sure you have a strong Wi-Fi or wire (Ethernet) connection.
  • Check your device's storage space to make sure you have enough space to install the app.
  • Check for system updates in your settings. For desktop computers, make sure your operating system is newer than or at least Mac OS v10.14 or Windows 10 version 1903.
  • Confirm that the app is available for your device.
  • Delete the app, then reinstall it. Note: Ensure that you've enabled secure storage to keep your messages when you reinstall the Messenger app.
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