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Facebook Messenger's group calls let you chat with your whole squad

Anyone using Facebook Messenger around the globe can now take advantage of group voice calls within the app. Announced by Facebook's David Marcus, group calling has just begun rolling out to users across the globe.

To start a group call, you simply have to tap the phone icon from any group conversation. On the following screen, you'll then be able to select and manage individual call participants.

Group calls are rolling out to users over the next 24 hours, according to Marcus, so they may not be available to everyone just yet. However, if you're using the latest version of Messenger, you should see the feature pop up relatively soon.

Have you tried Facebook Messenger's group calls yet? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

21 Comments
  • What makes you think any of my "squad" use facebook?
  • Nothing specific to you, but a lot of people have Facebook and a lot of people use Messenger. It's a great way to keep in contact with people.
  • Sure they do. ;)
  • What makes you think they don't? Posted via the Android Central App
  • Because it's the world's most popular and most used social network? Blackberry Priv
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  • Please help me I still do not have Facebook messengers material design how do I get it everyone has it except for me the new design was put out in March now its the middle of April and I still do not have to it Posted from my Moto X 2nd gen and my Nexus 9 both on Android Marshmallow
  • Are you on the latest version of the app?
  • Yes mine is the latest version Posted from my Moto X 2nd gen and my Nexus 9 both on Android Marshmallow
  • Ya had to say squad. Posted from my Nexus 6/Nexus 7 2013/Surface Pro 3
  • SQUAD! Love for all things android and IT
  • Nice feature... Now could you PLEASE allow a total 'off' switch to Messenger Notifications?
  • It's called android app settings Blackberry Priv
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  • That only blocks notifications, doesn't stop them. Plus, even if you do block notifications, if you use chatheads those still pop up with new messages.
  • So I just had a look in the setting inside the messenger app and there is a big switch for turning notifications on or off Blackberry Priv
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  • Yup, and if you try to turn that off a pop up lerst you do it for only up to 24 hours (mute notifications). No "total" switch. Only way to turn off notifications for good is to do so per conversation, and that also mutes notificatons elsewhere (so your phone and tablet and anywhere else you use the app).
  • Be nice if the whole "squad" used Hangouts but I guess that ship sailed away along time ago. Be Together Not The Same
  • Download Messenger App
  • I've never once referred to my friends as my squad, mostly because I'm not ******* retarded. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Sentinelred, what you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having read it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.
  • Cool movie quote, bro. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Squad LoL #RetardLoL Be Together Not The Same