Not too long ago, Facebook kicked off its Facebook Messenger Beta program, giving users interested in testing new features on the app before they are released for the stable version.
If you’re enrolled as a tested in the Facebook Messenger Beta for Android, now might be a good time to check the group as the company has released a new beta that comes with several new features on board, including the ability to forward messages, conversation shortcuts and much more.
The group feature can come in quite handy, especially for people who talk to a specific group of people. You can also forward a message or an image to anyone in your contact list as well.
Here’s a complete change log of the latest Facebook Messenger Beta:
- Groups: Now you can create groups for the people you message most. Name them, set group photos and keep them all in one place
- Forwarding: Want to send a message or photo to someone who isn’t in the conversation? Just tap to forward it on
- Conversation Shortcuts: Create a shortcut so that you can get to any conversation right from your home screen
- Plus, continued improvements to make the app faster and more reliable
Joining the Facebook Messenger Beta program is pretty simple. All you need to do is join the Beta tester group on Google Groups, Allow beta downloads by clicking “Become a Tester” in the Play Store and download the latest version of the Facebook Messenger app from the Google Play Store.Filed Under: Android News, Top News