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.