View Facebook Chat Full-Screen

Karen is getting frustrated by that tiny little Facebook chat box in her browser:

“I am so frustrated trying to get a full screen for Facebook Messenger. Internet help says to click the “gear” and choose full screen. Another site says to click full conversation. I never have any of those options. Please just tell me what to do to have a full screen to chat with my friend. The little chat box at the bottom of Facebook is too small for my 72- yr-old eyes!”

Let’s see if I can help. Start by opening Facebook in your browser. Click the message icon at the top-right of the page.

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Then choose See All in Messenger at the bottom of the menu that appears.

 

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While the chat window doesn’t take up the full screen, it’s a good half of the screen and quite larger than that little chat box.

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To find a friend, you can type their name at the left.

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Just type your conversation in the center box and hit Send to send the message.

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To go back to your Facebook feed, just click Home at the top right.

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5 thoughts on “View Facebook Chat Full-Screen

  1. First off the messenger icon is on my top left on the screen, not the right. Next I don’t get the “Send All In Messenger or Mark All As Read. Should I just dump the old messenger and start over?

  2. Thank you CYNMACKLEY. I have no idea how the phrase “see all in messenger”” means “go to the full-screen version of messenger like they USED to have”. But it WORKS, and I would never have found it without your great explanation. Thanks very much!!

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