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Messenger Lite

1,909 reviews
74.3 M downloads

An official Facebook messaging client that's a whole lot lighter

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Messenger Lite is an official client developed by Facebook for its well-known instant messaging service. The biggest draw is that this client takes up much less space than the standard version, occupying a little less than 10 megabytes. This makes it lighter, which means it can run without any problems on older devices with previous versions of Android.

The application is an official one, so it has practically all the same functions as the original chat service, enabling you to talk with your friends individually or in groups by sending and receiving text, images, videos, and stickers.

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The difference between this client and unofficial ones that you can find online is that Messenger Lite can work in the background and send notifications for messages from your friends, like triggering vibrations or lighting up the device's screen when there is any activity. In practical terms, it has the same features as the original client without taking up as much space and consuming as many resources, which is what Facebook applications are generally known for.

Messenger Lite is a fantastic alternative to the official Facebook client. It's especially useful in countries where wireless connections struggle with the huge amount of data needed to run the official client. It's also compatible with a large number of devices and older versions of Android (as far back as 2.3 Gingerbread), though of course you can use it no matter what your situation is.

Reviewed by Andrés López Translated by Uptodown Localization Team

Requirements (Latest version)

  • Android 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2 or higher required

Frequent questions

Which is better: Messenger or Messenger Lite?

Messenger Lite is the best choice for anyone who wants to use the app just to chat. You can only use Messenger Lite to chat and send emoji, whereas with Messenger, you can send audio files and more.

How can I download Messenger Lite?

You can download Messenger Lite by searching for the APK file on the Uptodown website, where you'll find the latest version of the app. There, you can also find various previous versions.

How do I update Messenger Lite?

To update Messenger Lite, go to the Uptodown website and download the latest APK file for the most up-to-date version. You can also update it automatically from the Uptodown App Store.

How do I deactivate Messenger Lite?

To deactivate Messenger Lite, tap the "My profile" button, then go to the "Conditions and policies" section and select "Deactivate Messenger." After you tap "Deactivate," you'll be all set.

Information about Messenger Lite 338.

Package Name com.facebook.mlite
License Free
Op. System Android
Category Messaging
Language English
Author Facebook
Downloads 74,257,649
Date Aug 16, 2023
Content Rating +3
Advertisement Not specified
Why is this app published on Uptodown? (More information)
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Older versions

apk 338. Android + 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2 Oct 27, 2023
apk 338. Android + 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2 Feb 11, 2024
apk 338. Android + 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2 Sep 7, 2023
apk 338. Android + 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2 Jul 6, 2024
apk 338. Android + 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2 Aug 16, 2023
apk 338. Android + 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2 Aug 17, 2023

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hungrywhitedeer39273 icon
4 hours ago

Cool... doesn't take up much space

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1 day ago

Thank you all

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4 days ago

It was good

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4 days ago

Very good app

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