Chat with your friends

Do you like chatting online with your friends? If you are out and about, you can send instant messages from your phone, no matter where you are.

You need a Microsoft account to chat. When you connect your Facebook account to your Microsoft account, you can use Facebook chat in Messaging. For more info, see the How-to section at

Before starting to chat, set up a chat service. Tap messaging iconMessaging, swipe to online, and follow the instructions shown on the phone.

Sign in to a chat service, if not signed in already.

  1. Tap messaging iconMessaging.
  2. Tap plus icon.
  3. To add a recipient from your contacts list, tap plus icon. Tap your friend's chat account to start chatting.
  4. Tap the message box, write your message, and tap send icon.