Tap the contact's photo or name to confirm the choice. Enter your message in the field at the bottom of the screen.
Type one of the icons in the area to add emoji, images, a voice message, a video clip, or one of several other choices. When the message is complete, tap the thumbs-up sign to the right side of the text entry field or the return key if the keyboard is displayed to post the message.
Messages without this dot have already been opened. If you allowed notifications during setup, you'll receive a notification that you've received a new message.
When you are available on the Messenger app, your friends can see you are online and can expect to reach you instantly with their messages. You can turn off your availability on the Messenger app so that you don't show as active to your friends:. You'll still be able to send and receive messages, but you won't show as active on Messenger, so your friends will not expect to hear back from you right away. Share Pin Email. Before you begin, you need to download the Messenger app to your iOS device: Tap the App Store on your device. Tap Search at the bottom of the screen. Tap the Get button next to the Messenger app to start the download.
Tap the icon to launch Facebook's Messenger app. Once you've finished the setup, you'll see your contacts on the screen. You can turn off your availability on the Messenger app so that you don't show as active to your friends: Tap your image to the left of the search bar at the top of the Messenger app Home screen.
Tap Availability in the screen that opens. Move the slider next to Availability to the Off position. In the confirmation screen, tap Turn Off. The Apple iPhone requires the latest approved software version. Installing other software versions e.
Beta versions, unapproved software versions, etc. To verify the iTunes software version, refer to iTunes: How to find which version you are using for assistance. The on-screen prompts of the iOS download, backup and update may vary. Before performing an update, backup your iPhone using iCloud or iTunes. If the device fails to reboot after performing the iOS update e. The iOS update process may take several minutes; don't interrupt while in progress. To avoid potential data costs, it's recommended to connect to a Wi-Fi network.
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Depending upon the iOS file size, the update may require being performed using the Wi-Fi or iTunes update method and not the Cellular Data update method. If unable to perform the over-the-air OTA iOS update, perform update using the iTunes method or remove unneeded files to free up available memory.
From the computer, close any open apps. Press the Power button to power the iPhone on. Connect the iPhone to the computer using the supplied USB cable.
When tethered, iTunes opens automatically on the computer. In iTunes, select the iPhone under Devices in the left column. For iTunes version 11 or higher, select the iPhone button in the upper right.
When prompted, click Download and Update. If not prompted, click Check for Update first. Once the update completes, tap Continue on the iPhone then select a Location Services option:.