Pin a Facebook Messenger Chat to Your Home Screen

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This tip will explain how to pin individual Facebook Messenger conversations or group chats to the home screen of your mobile device.

Note: This tip applies to both iOS and Android models.

Add a Facebook Chat Shortcut to Your Home Screen

Open the Facebook Messenger app > Conversations view. Hold your finger down on your conversation and wait for a few seconds. In the menu that opens, select Create Shortcut:
Facebook Messenger will then display a message that reads, “Shortcut username create”.

Pin a Facebook Group Chat to Your Homescreen

Go to the Groups tab and select the desired group. Tap on the More menu > Create shortcut to add the group chat to your home screen:
Jean-François Pillou

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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