Facebook Messenger for Android and iPhone v1.7 brings Message read status, Typing indicator and more

Facebook Messenger for Android and iPhone has been updated to version 1.7, that brings new features such as message read status, Typing indicator and also lets you know where friends are messaging you from and if they have seen your message or not. It sends your friends SMS notifications of your messages if they are offline and have their mobile phone number listed on their profile.

New features in Facebook Messenger for Android and iPhone v1.7 

  • Text friends for free, using your existing data plan (Only your Facebook friends)
  • Reach friends wherever they are now – on their phone or the web
  • Know who’s seen your message, and who hasn’t
  • See where friends are messaging you from (Phone or Web)
  • Typing indicator lets you see when your friend is replying

This version also includes some Bug fixes. Download Facebook Messenger v1.7 for Android from Google Play Store and for iPhone from the Apple iTunes Store for free.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

Srivatsan Sridhar is a Mobile Technology Enthusiast who is passionate about Mobile phones and Mobile apps. He uses the phones he reviews as his main phone. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram