Want to create an event in Facebook Messenger on your iPhone but don't see any option to get it done? Needless to fret over it, mate!

The option to set the event is hidden in Messenger. And, it involves a simple trick to get things started. The app also allows you to set a location for the event, change its name or edit it anytime you want. There is also an option to easily delete the event. Here is how it works!

How to Set Event in Facebook Messenger on iPhone

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How to Create Event in Facebook Messenger on iPhone

Step #1. Launch Facebook Messenger app on your iOS device.

Step #2. Now, you need to open any conversation.

Step #3. Next, you have to type the date and time of the event. As for instance, 5 May at 2 PM.

Step #4. Tap on the Start Plan.

Tap on Start Plan in Messenger App on iPhone

Step #5. Tap on the day, date and time of the plan in the menu.

Tap on Day, Date and Time in Messenger App on iPhone

Note: Just in case, you want to set the different time, tap on Choose Different Time and set it as desired.

Step #5. Tap on the Name Plan to give it a proper name.

Tap on Name Plan in Messenger App on iPhone

Step #6. Enter the name in the popup and then tap on Save.

Assign Name to Event in Messenger App on iPhone

That's it! You have successfully created the event. It will reminder you and your friend (everyone else in the conversation) before one hour for the event.

How to Set the Location for Event in Facebook Messenger on iPhone

Step #1. Open Facebook Messenger on your iPhone → Open conversation.

Step #2. Tap on the reminder button (looks like a tiny bell) at the top left.

Tap on Bell Icon in Messenger App on iPhone

Step #3. Now, either select the suggested location or search it.

Set Event Location in Messenger App on iPhone

Step #4. In the end, tap on Done at the top right.

Create Event in Messenger App on iPhone

How to Edit Event in Facebook Messenger on iPhone

Step #1. Open Messenger App on your iOS device. Then, open the conversation in which you have created an event.

Step #2. Now, tap on the reminder button at the top left of the screen.

Tap on Reminder Button in Messenger App on iPhone

Step #3. Next, change the time, day, date or even the name of the plan. In the end, tap on Done at the top right to confirm.

Change Event Details in Messenger App on iPhone

How to Delete Event from Facebook Messenger on iPhone

Later, if you change your mind and want to delete the event, you can get it done with ease.

Once you delete any event, no one in the conversation will be able to see it as it is removed for good.

Step #1. Open Facebook Messenger → Open conversation.

Step #2. Tap on the reminder button.

Tap on Reminder Button in Messenger App on iPhone

Step #3. Next, tap on Delete Plan → Tap on Delete in the pop-up to confirm.

Delete Event from Messenger App on iPhoneThat's all!

Wrapping Up

Messenger for iOS has added quite a few interesting features recently. As for instance, the option to send Instant Videos, play Instant Games, share live location etc.

Which is your favorite feature in this popular messaging app and the one new feature you want to add in it sooner than later? Share your feedback in the comments below.

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