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- How to Send PDF on Facebook Messenger
- How to Send PDF in Messenger Using Mobile
- Why Can’t I Send PDF Files in Messenger?
- Further Reading
Messenger exists today to facilitate your communication journey, as WhatsApp does, yet, you might need to transfer a PDF file for some reasons, so you may be wondering how to send a PDF on Facebook Messenger.
To send a PDF file on Facebook Messenger, open the messenger app on your PC by visiting Facebook.com, then you need to tap on the “Gallery” icon to select the PDF file and send it; You can use the “Files” app on your phone to send a PDF if you can’t do it on your PC, and this works only for iPhone users.
So today I will teach you how to send PDF on Facebook Messenger.
How to Send PDF on Facebook Messenger
To send a PDF file on Facebook Messenger, you need to visit Facebook on your PC, then navigate to the “Messenger” page.
On the Messenger page, you’ll be able to send the PDF file to your friend.
Yet, you need to open the chat first.
The good thing about doing so on the web browser is that you can send multiple PDF files.
1.Visit Facebook on your PC
First, open your Facebook account on your browser.
Once you open your account, make sure that your internet connection is fast.
Otherwise, you’ll end up wasting your time by repeatedly sending the same file as the connection will crash.
So when you’re ready, you can follow the steps below.
2.Click on the “Messenger” icon
Now that you’ve reached your Facebook page, click on the “Messenger” icon.
Then a new menu will slide from the right, which is the chat page on Messenger.
So you need to find the friend to whom you want to send the PDF file.
Once you find your friend’s chat, click on it to open it.
3.Attach the PDF file
Now that you’ve found your friend and opened their chat page, you need to send the PDF.
To do so, hover the cursor to the “Gallery” icon and click on it.
Then the Windows File Explorer will show up.
So you need to find the place where your PDF file is located.
4.Send the PDF on Messenger
After opening the file explorer, you can send the PDF to your friend on Facebook Messenger.
Once, you find the file, click on it to select it.
You can select multiple PDF files by hitting the “Ctrl” file, then select the multiple files that you can send to your friend.
When you’re ready to send, click on the “Open” button to confirm the selection and send the file.
How to Send PDF in Messenger Using Mobile
To send a PDF file in Messenger using your mobile phone, you need to open the “File” app and tap on the file to send it by the messenger app.
After that, you need to select the friend that will receive the file.
Then tap on the “Send” button to send it.
This method only works for iPhones, so if you have an Android phone, you need to follow the PC method.
You might have heard of the Facebook Lite method that works for Android.
However, this method no longer works, this is why you need to do it on your PC.
Alternatively, you can use the TransferNow website to send transfer the file online with a link.
1.Open the “Files” app and find the PDF
First, open the “Files” app on your iPhone.
Then find the PDF file that you want to send on Facebook Messenger.
Once you find the file, tap and hold your finger until a new pop-up shows up.
On the popup, you’ll see a lot of options, so you need to tap on the “Share” option.
2.Tap on the “Messenger” app
Once you tap on the “Share” option, a new page will show up.
You’ll see multiple apps that you can select to send the PDF file.
Now swipe the app to the left to find the Messenger app.
If you can’t find Messenger, swipe to the end of the line until you reach the “Three Dots” button.
3.Send the PDF file
Now that you’ve found the Messenger app, tap on it to navigate to the app.
Then your friends’ chats page will show up.
So you need to select the person who will receive the file.
Then tap on the “Send” button to send it.
Why Can’t I Send PDF Files in Messenger?
You can’t send the PDF file on Messenger, because Facebook has removed the option that allows you to send files.
Another reason is that you’re trying to use Facebook Lite on your Android phone, which doesn’t make any sense and won’t help you to send the PDF.
So the best and easiest solution is to use the PC version method.
However, if you have an iPhone, this will be much easier by using the “Files” app.
Sending files through Facebook isn’t exposed on the Messenger app as an option.
As it’s mostly focused on creating a chat between friends.
This is why you can’t see an option related to sending files via Messenger.
To send a PDF on Facebook Messenger you need to use the “Files” app on your iPhone or open your Facebook account on a PC to send the file.
Yet, keep in mind that using the PC version is easier than using the mobile phone.
So today, you’ve learned how to send PDF on Facebook Messenger.