Some of the important features of the App for Messenger™ addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with App for Messenger™.
In short, App for Messenger™ is a lite addon that provides easy access to your messenger page.
6 Reasons to Use App for Messenger™
Opens a lite and detached panel which renders messenger UI.
Has a toolbar with 5 buttons to enhance using messenger dot com.
Popup window has a feature to make it stay on top of other windows (AllwaysOnTop).
Features all Messenger functions in a resizable popup (the new size will be stored to the memory).
Lite addon as when the popup is closed, all burden will be removed from the browser.
Available for Firefox, Chrome and Opera browsers.
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Facebook is one of the most leading social media platforms. The revolutionary launch of Facebook Messenger (app and website) made it easier for the users to check their messages without opening the Facebook page. Many users wanted to have the Facebook Messenger for their desktop PCs (as a browser addon) so that they could check their messages, talk to the friends and have group chats etc. without the need of going to the Facebook website. App for Messenger™ addon is the perfect solution for those users.
App for Messenger™ is a lite addon for the browsers (Chrome, Firefox and Opera) that provides easy and instant access to your messenger page. This addon is intended to operate similar to Google Chrome Apps within the browser. In simple words, it opens in a stand-alone popup window. Once the add-on is closed, App for Messenger completely clears off and won't have any further background activities that can disturb your work. This lite behavior makes this addon very easy and handy to use. Furthermore, the addon popup has a built-in "Always-On-Top" feature which makes the window remain always on top of other windows and enables you to do multi-tasking without causing any hassle of switching the windows. It is important to note that, App for Messenger™ addon is not developed or created by the official Facebook or Messenger website. It is basically an unofficial app that has been developed and maintained independently and unofficially by its author. The official Facebook Messenger software is only released for the web and the smartphones. This browser addon is a simple way to access the Messenger through the desktop PC or MAC. This is available for different browsers and by far, it works best on all especially on Mozilla Firefox. This addon is a must have for all of you who want to be in touch with their friends without even missing out on opportunities to work.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is App for Messenger™?
App for Messenger™ (Facebook Messenger) is the easiest way to open and use Messenger from your desktop machine (PC, MAC or Linux). Clicking on the toolbar button, renders Messenger UI in a standalone UI. Moreover, the window is re-sizable to your desired choice and all the changes are auto saved to the memory. Note, to start using this App, you need to have a Facebook account.
2. Why App for Messenger™ is a lite Addon?
App for Messenger™ is designed to operate similar to Google Chrome Apps. In other words, it opens in a simple and stand-alone popup window (as opposed to the toolbar-popup or sidebar), and once closed, completely clears-off and will not have any further background activities. Having this behavior, it is considered a very lite Addon and does not add any additional burden to your browser. Moreover, the popup has a built-in "Always-On-Top" feature which makes the window to remain always on top of other windows, enables you to do multi-tasking.
3. How can I download the source code for App for Messenger™?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. What tools are available within the popup window?
When you open the popup, you will see a toolbar with 5 buttons at the right corner. Toolbar buttons are self-explanatory and if you hover over any of them, a title shows up with a short description. Note, after few seconds the toolbar will disappear by itself. But when you move the mouse to the right-side area, it will appear again.
5. Is there an option to make the screen dark at night time?
Yes, within the toolbar, there is a button to invert colors on the screen. If you click on this button all the white colors will be inverted to black. Not just the white colors, but all the images will be inverted as well (which may degrade the aesthetic aspect for images).
6. Can I have more than one detached panel (with messenger UI rendered in)?
No, you can only have one detached window. Every time you click on the toolbar button, the window will be focused, if it is open. If not, it opens a new window. Moreover, once you click on the detached button, the current popup window will be closed and a new tab will be open with the messenger page.
7. What happens when I read a message within this addon?
When you read the message, it will be marked as read in both App for Messenger™ and any other Messenger pages (open tabs or mobile device).
8. Does Messenger synchronizes among all my devices?
Yes, Facebook Messenger is automatically synchronizes among all your devices where messenger dot com is open.
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