Facebook offers a welcome change Messenger application for AndroidAllowing receiving and sending SMS messages, thus avoiding situations that interrupt conversations with friends on Facebook to check SMS received on the mobile phone.
Some of the users Facebook already received support SMS in Messenger application, administrators of the social network testing its functionality before its official debut. However, it should be noted that SMS management support has been available in the past but has been removed shortly because it has not been sufficiently used by users. The resumption of this function comes after the insistent demands of the fans, putting Facebook Messenger in competition with other popular applications with support for managing SMS messages, as it is Google Hangouts.
To enable support for SMS users only have to tick the "On" setting "Default SMS app"Available in the updated version of the application menu Settings.
SMS messages can be differentiated from the usual marked by the color blue for conversations Messenger and purple SMS.
Along with the text, Facebook Messenger allows the insertion of audio and video clips, emoticons, stickers, and sending location coordinates via SMS. The only unsupported features are sending money or animated GIFs, but for that we can call out ordinary messages sent using the internet connection.