Facebook announced beta program for its messenger Android app. The new program offers the latest versions of the app before the general release.
facebook-messenger-for-androidFacebook officially announced on a release says 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. 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.

To participate on the program

  1. Join the Facebook Messenger for Android Beta Testers Google Group
  2. Allow Beta Downloads by clicking “Become a Tester” in the Play Store
  3. Download Facebook Messenger from the Play Store to update your app
  4. Turn on automatic updates, as the beta version of Facebook Messenger for Android will be updated multiple times per week

Facebook says the the beta version of Facebook Messenger for Android will be updated multiple times per week and the program is open to all Android users.

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