Facebook Messenger for Android has got a new update today and has been bumped up to version number 126.96.36.199.66. The new update is a beta release, and the latest Facebook Messenger APK download file comes with build number 27934320. The file weighs 33.92 MB and is compatible with all Android devices running Android 5.0 or later.
This new update is a minor one and does not come with any changes or new features. However, you should expect behind-the-scene changes like stability improvements, bug fixes, etc. Even though it doesn’t sound like much, such updates make the app smoother and faster and improve the overall reliability.
Do remember that this is a beta update, so you won’t be getting it on the Google Play Store. However, you can download and install Facebook Messenger 188.8.131.52.66 APK file by following the tutorial below.
How to Download and Install Facebook Messenger APK on Android
- Make sure that the “Unknown sources” option in your Android device’s Settings > Security section is checked/ticked, as in, enabled.
- Download the latest Facebook Messenger APK installation file from the source link given below this post.
- Open that APK file in your Android device and install it by following the instructions on the screen.
In case this beta update causes any issues like overheating, faster draining of the battery, crashing, etc., you can uninstall it and reinstall the Messenger from the Play Store.