If you are looking to send a friend a private message (PM) on Facebook, you are in the right place.
This guide demos how to PM on Facebook from the Facebook App. It also has a section on how to PM on Facebook from a PC.
How to PM on Facebook from the Facebook App
Here are the steps to send a private message to a friend on Facebook using the App:
- Open Facebook App on your smartphone. Then login with your Facebook account.
- At the top of the App, click your profile icon – highlighted in the image below.
- When your Facebook profile opens, scroll down to your Friends list and click the friend you want to PM on Facebook.
- At the Friends profile, click Message icon. This will open the private message/chat box.
- To send a private Facebook message to the friend, click the highlighted box.
- Then type the message you want to send and click the send icon (see the image below). Once you hit the send icon, the person will receive the private message.
How to PM on Facebook from a PC (Facebook.com)
Here are the steps to PM on Facebook from a PC..
- Open Facebook.com on your PC and login to your account. Then on the right side pane of the page, beneath your CONTACTS list, click the Friend you want to send a private a message.
- When you click a contact, a pop up will be displayed (highlighted in this image). To PM the contact, within the pop up type your message.
- To send the private message to the person, click the send icon (highlighted).
- Another way to PM on Facebook is to click the message icon on the top of the page. Then click New Message. You could also click on any of your existing messages to continue the chat.
- On the New Message pop up, type the name of a Friend and select a friend’s name from the results.
- Finally, type your message in the Type a message box and click the send icon (see the second image below).
Sending a private message (PM) on Facebook allows you do what it says – send a private message! I hope you found this guide useful.
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