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Facebook Messenger for Windows leaks (screenshots)

This is the first leaked version of Facebook Messenger for Windows.

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This gallery shows you a glimpse of Facebook Messenger for Windows. To start, you'll need to login to Facebook by clicking on the blue "Log In" button.

See also: Facebook Messenger for Windows leaks by Emil Protalinski

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After clicking on the button, you will be redirected to the facebook.com/desktop/login webpage where Facebook explains that Messenger for Windows requires you stay logged in so that it can deliver chat and notification messages to your desktop. This means you will stay logged into Facebook even after you close your browser. To log out of Facebook, you'll need to choose the "Log Out" option from Facebook's account (▼) menu.

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Here is a view of Facebook Messenger for Windows with just the Ticker showing (you can adjust the vertical size between the Ticker and Facebook Chat, just like on the website).

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Here is a view of Facebook Messenger for Windows with just Facebook Chat showing (you can adjust the vertical size between the Ticker and Facebook Chat, just like on the website). Notice how I am not online.

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Here I am online on Facebook Chat: the images are coloured and people's availability is on the right.

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Here is a basic chat session. Notice that it includes previous conversations and that you can have multiple tabs open for multiple people.

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Here is the Friend Requests menu. Clicking on anything will open up your browser and take you to Facebook.

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Here is the Messages menu. Clicking on anything will open up your browser and take you to Facebook.

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Here is the Notifications menu. Clicking on anything will open up your browser and take you to Facebook.

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Here is Facebook Messenger for Windows docked on the right-hand side. This feature makes Facebook always visibile on your screen, regardless of whatever else you are doing on your desktop.

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Last but not least, here is the app's taskbar icon, the notification icon, and the right-click menu.

See also: Facebook Messenger for Windows leaks by Emil Protalinski

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