Using older versions of apps means that experiences won’t work well or sometimes not at all.
As a result, we are asking people who are using older versions to upgrade so they can enjoy more of the delightful features of Messenger.
If your mobile does not support the latest versions of Facebook, the company recommends going to through your mobile browser.
This update brings the ability for you to message people you may not be Facebook friends yet.
All you need to do is tap “People” in the app to sync with your phone contacts.
Then, when you want to message someone you’re not Facebook friends with just use their phone number.
You also have the ability to add colorful drawings and text-to-photos from photos in your camera roll before you send them.
It also announced it was stopping support for Facebook for Windows Phone.
If you find you are suddenly unable to run the app, Facebook suggests updating to the latest version, or migrating to Facebook Lite, a pared down version of the platform.
Here's an official announcement from Facebook stating that various apps would be discontinued on older operating systems, including WP8 as well as older versions of i OS and Android: Update on messaging support for older versions of Messenger and Facebook apps Specifically: The second one (Messenger for Windows Phone) looks like it still supports Windows Phone 8.1, but it also requires 2 GB of RAM, so you might not be able to install it on your Lumia 535.
If that's the case, you should be able to access Facebook (including the Messenger functionality) through the browser.
Facebook Messenger app today got an update for Windows 10 Mobile devices with new design and many new features.
Facebook has been testing this new version of their app for the past few months and today they have finally released it to general consumers.
Since this is a UWP, you can download this app on your Windows 10 PCs too.