Facebook always likes to play it big - be it a new acquisition or a new updated look to its official social networking site. And keeping up that trend, Facebook has introduced the Facebook Messenger for Android beta program, promising to offer the latest versions of the app before the general release.
The new Android Beta Program For Messenger App via Facebook is basically a opt-in program that's meant only for those who are interested in helping in the test the check out the latest features that are on offer.
"Beginning today, the Facebook Messenger for Android beta program will give people who opt-in access to the latest versions of Messenger for Android before the general release. As with the main Facebook application, our goals with this program are to expand our pool of testers and gain feedback across a more diverse set of devices," the official post for the same states.
The beta program is currently open for all those who are Android based. Moreover, Facebook is also asking participants to use the app as they normally would, and submit a report if they encounter an issue with it or come across other stability problems.
"Simply by using the app and reporting issues, beta testers will be able to help us improve performance and the overall experience on a wide variety of Android devices at scale."
So are you interested? If you are indeed, here's what you need to do:
- Join the Facebook Messenger for Android Beta Testers Google Group.
- Allow beta downloads by clicking "Become a Tester" in the Play Store.
- Download Facebook Messenger from the Play Store to update your app.
- Turn on automatic updates.