Facebook Messenger Only Needs Your Phone Number To Login To Your Account

Now that you won’t be required to enter your email to create a new Facebook Messenger account. Starting today, all you will need is the phone number to sign up for a fresh Facebook Messenger profile. Details are fully-fledged confirms currently for some regions globally.

Users in U.S., Canada, Venezula and Peru users can now create a new FB Messenger account using their phone number and full name obviously. One phone number can only sign up a single account, and unfortunately, by doing this won’t sync your Facebook friends/chats across devices. For that you will nevertheless need to sign up with Facebook account only.

The new inclusion works on both the Android and iOS Facebook Messenger apps. This is what noted by Facebook Newsroom blog post:

With Messenger, we’ve been focused on creating the best messaging experience possible by giving people a fun and easy way to connect and express themselves with friends and contacts. If you’re in Canada, the United States, Peru or Venezuela, we are starting to roll out a new way for you to sign up for Messenger – without a Facebook account.”

That’s it! For now its only limited and in the upcoming future, it will be rolled out to as many countries as possible, so stay tuned for updates.

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