Let’s explore Messenger lite features today. The app has only the core features as compared to the standard one. It is a simple, easy-to-use, and yet powerful application by Facebook.
The lite version of Facebook and Messenger is developed and designed for low specs Android phones. The app has pretty much every feature in it but lacks a few too. For example, the normal Facebook Messenger has the chat heads option, but the lite one doesn’t have it. Moreover, Facebook adds a lot f new features in Messenger lite in 2023, please keep on reading I am gonna show you all of these features.
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Messenger Lite App Features
You can download and install the Messenger lite app on any Android phone. You can use it older, newer, and in the areas where the internet connection is even 2G. Don’t worry it will work perfectly.
Minimum Storage Usage and App Size
The new Messenger lite application takes up to 92% less storage space than the standard one. The actual download size is only up to 11MB and varies with different Android phones. However, when you install it just takes 20MB of space on your phone storage on average.
Save Internet Data, Works on Even 2G Networks
There are no extra features, such as playing games, chat heads, secret conversations, and much more. That is why the aim of the app is to let you connect anytime, anywhere. Facebook developed the app to work on an even slower 2G internet connection/network. It will save you a lot of precious internet data. It is designed to work even in areas with unstable and slow networks.
Work Efficiently on Low Specs Android Phones
Even if your Android phone is old and has low specs in it. The Messenger lite app will work great and run smoothly on it. There are no automated messages, no stories, and all that junkie features which make the app lighter. That is why it takes less RAM, CPU, and GPU and runs smoothly. If you are interested in simpler chatting, calling, and video chatting, the Messenger lite version is for you.
Chat Colors and New Animated Gifs
Facebook has recently added new features to the Lite app. Such you can customize the chat colors and send animated Gifs. But if you wanna the animated Gifs feature, you would need to use the Gboard, an Android phone keyboard by Google. You can change the background colors and emojis.
Decent and Easy to Manage Profile Settings
The Messenger lite app has three tabs in it at the top, at the right corner there is the profile settings tab. You can manage your profile settings better and easy way, as these settings are easy to understand. You have the following options on your profile settings page on Messenger lite.
- A shortcut to the Facebook Lite app
- Easy notification settings for non-techies
- People’s option to control contacts sync
- Message requests also know the hidden inbox where you can manage ignore and undo ignore messages.
- Switch between multiple accounts
- Report problems to Facebook directly
- Get help
- Read the new Messenger lite terms shortcut
- Change your active status and view your profile on the Facebook shortcut.
Create New Groups with Ease
The app also lets you create and manage groups on the lite version. All you have to do is tap on the + icon at the bottom right and tap the Create a new group option. Then you can start group conversations with your friends and family members around the world. You can delete users, add new users, and do many more similar things but with limitations, as it is not the standard app.
Easy in Conversation Settings
While you are in conversation on the Facebook Messenger lite app. You can do a lot of cool things, such as
- View each other Nicknames.
- Change chat colors.
- Change the emojis of the conversation.
- Mute the person.
- Block the person.
- And report a problem to Facebook directly.
Can you play games on Messenger lite?
The short answer is as of now you cannot play games in the Facebook Messenger lite application. As is the lightest version of the main Messenger platform. That is the main reason you cannot play games and enjoy such a thing in the Messager lite application. I don’t know for sure that they might honor it with the lite game features.
Can Messenger Lite video call?
Yes in the latest Facebook Messenger lite application, you can video call and regularly call anyone in your contact list. However, there are some limits you will have. As it’s the lite app, so they are not gonna make that have likely Messenger regular app. But you can use it for calls and video calls. All you have to do is tap the video call button at the top of the conversation.
You will have almost every conversation feature but lack ombre chat colors, secret conversations, and more. So that is pretty much it of Facebook Messenger lite app features. Do you find these features helpful? Please share it on Facebook or any other of your favorite social media platform to help others and support us.