Messenger app goes crazy sometimes that you have to reboot the device to make it work properly. Moreover, you need at least 500 MB free storage to download and install the app.

So, you should overlook Messenger when it comes to sending messages to your Facebook friends. Do you know how to send Facebook messages without Messenger app? Well, this post is specially crafted for you.

How to Send Facebook Messages without Messenger on Android

Send Facebook Messages without Messenger App on Android Phone

I am going to share two different methods with you to serve the purpose. You can choose any of them based on your needs and situations.

Method #1: Using Mobile Browser

Step #1. Pick up your phone and open your browser. You can use any browser including the one comes default with your phone. But I recommend using Chrome because it displays Facebook well.

Step #2. Then, you have to visit The interface is specially designed for smartphones with the touch interface. ( is another mobile version but the former looks to be promising and up-to-date. In case you have a slow connection, you can use it.).

visit in Chrome on your Android Phone

Don’t forget to log into your account.

Step #3. Now, tap on the message icon. You can see it on the blue navigation bar on top.

Now, tap on the message icon

Step #4. Clicking on the icon will uncover a new window with all your past messages. There you can see an option to send New Message as well.

You can see all your past messages

Step #5. You can use New Message option to search among your friends to initiate a new chat.

New Message option to search among your friends

Method #2: Using Facebook App

Do you know it is possible to send messages from the official Facebook app? Yeah, it is possible. But when you go the direct way, it will revert you to Messenger or its download page on Play Store.

Follow the steps given below to do it.

Step #1. First, you have to post a status using the app itself or a browser. In real, the status is a link which you will use the app.

Step #2. If you were in the browser, get back to the app and visit your timeline. You can see the link there. Don’t hesitate to tap on the same.

Step #3. Surprisingly, you can see a new message box inside the app itself. And, it will not redirect you to Messenger.

You can initiate new chats and keep on with old conversations as well.

Wrapping Up

I hope you know how to send Facebook messages without Messenger app on Android now. In case you find it difficult to carry on with, feel free to let me know about your issue using the comment form given down below.

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  • Rich Gulden

    I just tried method #1 and it didn’t work. As soon as you hit the message icon, the phone directs you to the Play Store to download Mesenger. Is there a way around that?

    • It’s working. Another Option to Send Messages without Messenger app, you can direct visit in your Browser, Then Follow the Instruction.