Is Messenger (software) (messenger app) Down?

Is Messenger (software) (messenger app) not working for everyone right now? Get current Messenger (software) (messenger app) outages, status, timeouts and issue reports today.

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Messenger is an instant messaging app and platform developed by Meta Platforms

Messenger (software) outage report graph

This chart above shows error reports submitted in the past 24 hours (one day) compared to the recent average over similar days. The status of is marked as "down" when the number of reported errors is significantly higher than the average errors.

Messenger (software) website request errors

This graph shows Messenger (software) errors and response times for the website over the past day. Website status and slowness is related to downtime for Messenger (software) and errors for their site.

More about Messenger (software) service

Messenger is an instant messaging app and platform developed by Meta Platforms. Originally developed as Facebook Chat in 2008, the company revamped its messaging service in 2010, released standalone iOS and Android apps in 2011, and released standalone Facebook Portal hardware for Messenger calling in 2018. Later, Facebook launched a dedicated website interface,, and separated the messaging functionality from the main Facebook app, allowing users to use the web interface or download one of the standalone apps. In April 2020, Facebook released a Messenger desktop app for Windows and macOS. Messenger is used to send messages and exchange photos, videos, stickers, audio, and files, and also react to other users' messages and interact with bots. The service also supports voice and video calling. The standalone apps support using multiple accounts, conversations with optional end-to-end encryption, and playing games.

Social Comments for Messenger (software)
@__horsinaround on 2022-12-02 10:34:36+00
my messenger app is down 😭

@RightHandVAN on 2022-11-02 17:39:49+00
The @facebook Messenger app is down and I'm blaming @elonmusk just because.

@adnan14ali on 2022-10-26 16:09:15+00
@ANI Do they ask report when any messenger app is down?

@Robpi3 on 2022-09-24 03:39:30+00
Texted this to about 400 of my old facebook friends on messenger and about 3 hours later, surprise my Messenger app is down.

@lorenzrevillas on 2022-02-11 02:02:24+00
@talk2GLOBE hi need an update on my billing request. My reference number is 159214169 Last week pa 'to. Your messenger app isnt working

What should I do if Messenger (software) is unavailable?
If Messenger (software) is UP but you can't load the page, here are some helpful troubleshooting steps:
Try refreshing your browser page or close any accompanying applications and retry opening them.
Check if access to Messenger (software) is blocked
Access to Messenger (software) may be blocked due to an antivirus or firewall configuration either on your own computer or phone or by an employer or network. Check for anti-virus programs or firewalls installed on your machine. Alternatively, try to use the website or app via another network like one on a mobile phone so you can access Messenger (software).
Clear browser cache and cookies
Try clearing your browser cache and cookies and change the IP address of the computer by disconnecting and reconnecting the internet. Then try to access Messenger (software) again.
DNS Cache
To clear the DNS cache on your computer, look up instructions for your specific operating system online. Then try to access the Messenger (software) site again.
Web Browser Plugins
If you are still having trouble accessing Messenger (software), you may try to disable web browser plugins (like ad-blockers) which may be interfering with access to Messenger (software)