How to Add a Chat Box to Facebook

Facebook Chat allows users to connect by sending and receiving messages in real-time. You can chat with multiple online friends at once. To add a chat box to Facebook, follow a few easy steps.


    • 1

      Log in to your Facebook account.

    • 2

      Click the "Chat" menu located in the lower right corner of any page to view a list of all friends available for chat.

    • 3

      Click the name of a friend appearing with a green dot to open a chat box. Begin typing a message in the space provided and press "Enter" or "Return" on your keyboard to send.

    • 4

      Click the "Chat" menu to re-view the list of available friends. Select the name of a friend listed with a green dot to open a separate chat box. Type a message and hit "Enter" or "Return" to send.

Tips & Warnings

  • Select the "Pop Out Chat" option located under the "Options" tab of the "Chat" menu to use Facebook chat in a new window.
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