After the arrival of various chat messengers, the text messages seems to be a thing of passé isn’t it? Messengers like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and now Google Allo are so easy to use and also with some funny stickers and emojis, that they have become an automatic choice for the users of smartphones. After an initial refusal, people are now using Facebook Messenger app freely as it is attached to the main Facebook app as well. But still, there are some people who are left out on this chat platform.

If your Facebook app is attached with this messenger app then you will have an access to all those who are on your friend’s list. But what about those who are yet to taste this fantastic app? Well, we have found the solution for that also. All you need to do is to follow the tips and tricks given below and then you can chat with those friends also who are not on Facebook, but they can chat with you on Facebook Messenger without any trouble.

How to Add a Contact in Facebook Messenger on iPhone and Android Phone

How to Add a Contact in Facebook Messenger on iPhone and Android Phone

There are 2 easy ways to add a contact in Facebook Messenger. Here they are.

Add Contact in Facebook Messenger by using phone number

Step #1. Launch Messenger app on your smartphone.

Launch Messenger app on your smartphone

Step #2. Go to “People” tab.

Go to People tab

Step #3. Next, Tap the “+” button.

Tap the + button

Step #4. Then, Select “Enter Phone Number” Option.

Select Enter Phone Number Option

Step #5. Enter the Phone Number of the user that you would like to add. Facebook will search for the user and give you the option to add them as a friend and he or she will receive a text message on his or her smartphone.

Enter the phone number of the user that you would like to add.

Note: If the user is not yet active on Facebook Messenger, tap Invite them to join to send a chat invitation.

Add Contact in Facebook Messenger by Synchronizing Contacts

Step #1. Launch your Facebook Messenger app.

Step #2. Go to your profile tab which is the last option on your Facebook Messenger bar.

Go to your profile tab

Step #3. Scroll down to “People” and tap on it.

Scroll down to “People” and tap on it

Step #4. You will see “Sync contacts” option. Android users can do this by clicking Approve and iPhone users can simply toggle the Sync Contacts option ON.

Simply toggle the Sync Contacts option ON

These are the two ways and by using it you can keep in touch with your friends on Facebook Messenger app. Hope you have liked these tips. Do let us know on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus or even here in the comments section how much these tips are helpful to you.