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Facebook Messenger for Android Wear updated to support voice messages

After WhatsApp, Facebook too has updated its Messenger app to be compatible with Android Wear devices. The updated app adds voice reply feature directly from an Android Wear smartwatch. The announceme

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After WhatsApp, Facebook too has updated its Messenger app to be compatible with Android Wear devices. The updated app adds voice reply feature directly from an Android Wear smartwatch. The announcement of version 9 update of Facebook Messenger was made by an Android software engineer Ian Lake on Google+.

In terms of features, this update brings support for voice reply directly from Android Wear device, adds a thumbs up or Like icon and provides the ability to mute notifications from notification bar on the smartwatch itself. Also, the app will now let users to read, like as well as reply to messages from the smartwatch screen itself.

The updated Facebook Messenger app is now listed on the Google Play store in India and can be downloaded from here.

  • Published Date: August 7, 2014 5:16 PM IST