Facebook Messenger is getting famous messenger among a lot of messenger for mobile phone and PC. This messenger is build to communicate between facebook user using PC and also mobile phone. But unlike WhatsApp that is need WhatsApp active on mobile when access from PC, Facebook Messenger can be used on PC without installed and active on mobile phone. You are free to use Facebook Messenger on any device, include from your Firefox browser sidebar.
If you want to always get connected with your Facebook friends while you are using Firefox then you can try Messenger for Facebook add-on. Messenger for Facebook is Firefox add-on that lets you bring a Messenger right into your browser to chat with your friends. The sidebar will remain open and you will be able to see the online status of your friends and chat with them instantly without leaving your web experience.
The best part of this add-on is that it comes with a nice and attractive interface with all standard Facebook messaging options like send messages to a friend, create group conversations, make an audio/video call, etc. It also lets you set sidebar size as per your convenience.
How to add Messenger for Facebook to Firefox Browser
Search Messenger for Facebook from add-on manager on your Firefox browser or click this link. Then install to your browser and wait after installation finish. If success then you will see Facebook icon on your Firefox toolbar.
Click the icon to open Messenger on sidebar or you can open as Popup Window by clicking drop down arrow and choose Open as Popup Window
Next step is login into your Facebook account from sidebar or popup windows. If you have been logged in into Facebook then you just need to click Continued as …. button
The interface of this Facebook messenger is really simple and all of its main options are displayed on top of its sidebar. On each conversation you will get option to change color, notification, see url profile and also user picture. Unfortunately this add-on doesn’t provide your Facebook friend list. You can contact your friend by clicking Compose button and then search his/her name. You can add multiple users in a similar manner to initiate a group conversation.
Besides chatting you can also make a call or video calling, send smile, gif, or file.
As conclusion, Messenger for Facebook is good option to stay connect with your Facebook friends while you are on Firefox browser. You don’t need to open Facebook Messenger application or switch tab to Facebook page. Just active sidebar and you will get connect.