How to Use Messenger Day on iPhone and iPad

How to Use Messenger Day on iPhone and iPad

As expected, the ability to send self-destructing photos and videos has finally arrived in Facebook Messenger. As per functionality, “Messenger Day” is the carbon copy of Snapchat and Instagram Stories. Nevertheless, given how interesting it’s to send disappearing photos, you would love to use Messenger Day on your iOS device, wouldn’t you?

After snapping a photo, you have the option to add sticker, text and even dribble on it. You can choose to share your story with your friends or any groups. The shared stories are automatically disappeared after 24 hours. Let’s find out how it works!

How to Use Messenger Day on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Starting off, make sure to update Messenger to the latest version. Once you have updated the app on your iOS device, launch it.

Step #2. Next, tap on the shutter button at the bottom center. (Alternately, you can pull down the screen to access the camera.)

Step #3. Now, hold on the shutter button to record video or tap to take a photo. Tap on the camera button at the top to switch cameras.

Capture Photo or Video in Messenger App on iPhone

(To select photos from your Camera Roll, tap on the photos button at the bottom left corner and then choose the pic you want to share.)

Step #4. After you have captured a photo, add sticker, text and even dribble on it.

  • To add stickers, tap on the emoji button at the top and then choose from tons of exciting options. If you want any special sticker, tap on the magnifying glass button to search it
  • To add text, tap on the text button at the top, choose the color from the sidebar and then write the text
  • To dribble on the pic, tap on the dribble button at the top right corner, select the color and then scribble on it
Add Emojis, Text and Dribble to Photos in Messenger on iPhone

In case you want to delete text or sticker, just hold and drag it to recycle bin icon at the top center.

Delete Emojis, Text and Dribble to Photos in Messenger on iPhone

Step #5. Having given your pic the desired look, you have the option to save it to your Camera Roll. To do so, tap on Save button at the bottom right corner. To share the pic with your friends, tap on the arrow at the bottom right corner.

Save or Share Photo in Messenger on iPhone

Step #6. Now, you need to select the person and group with which you want to share the photo. Then, tap on the Send button.

Send Photo Using Messenger Day on iPhone

That’s it! As mentioned above, the shared photo will be automatically destructed after 24 hours.

The Bottom Line

Even though Messenger Day doesn’t look different from Snapchat or Instagram Stories, I’m happy that it’s here to make my messaging experience more exciting. I like the huge collection of stickers as they bring a lot of fun into the play. What’s your take on it?

You would like to check out these interesting posts like how to play Instant Games, how to use Instant Videos in Facebook Messenger, how to send disappearing photos on Instagram, and how to use Status Feature in WhatsApp etc.

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