How to Wave on Facebook Messenger?

How to Wave on Facebook Messenger?

Facebook Messenger can be used on many platforms like a mobile device or desktop, and it is a great way to contact your family members and friends: you can wave at them. Waving friends on Facebook means you want to talk to these friends. If someone sends you the Wave, the person most probably wants to attract your attention. Let’s get to know how to wave on Facebook to say hello/hi.

How Can You Wave On Mobile Phone?

  • Open the Facebook Messenger application on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.
  • Log in to your account with your email address/phone number and password.
  • Find the ‘People’ section at the bottom of your screen. By the way, you can easily see which friends are online with the ‘Active’ tab.
  • You will see the ‘Wave’ button next to the name of the person you want to wave on Facebook.
Wave on Messenger Mobile

How Can You Wave On Desktop?

You can also use the Facebook website to wave.

  • Go to the ‘www.facebook.com‘ page.
  • Log in to your account with your email address/phone number and password.
  • Go to the Home page and find the ‘Chat’ part on your page’s right side.
  • Hover over the friend’s name you want to wave; there will appear the ‘Wave’ sign next to his/her name and then click on it to wave on Facebook.
Wave on Messenger Desktop

FAQs About Waving on Facebook Messenger

Can you take back a wave on Facebook Messenger?

You need to have the first 10 minutes to take back a wave if you have touched by mistake. Tap longly the Wave, and tap the ‘Remove’ button; you need to tap ‘Remove for everyone.’ The Wave will disappear on both your screen and friends’.

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Why can’t you wave on Facebook Messenger?

There may be several reasons. The first thing you would think of is that if your friends have blocked you, you will not wave at them.

Is waving on Facebook weird?

NO, because users on the platform wave at each other to start a conversation. We can say the meaning of waving is ‘hi’/’hello.’

When can you wave to friends?

You can wave at your friends when they are active on the Messenger.

Where is the wave on Messenger?

You can find the waving option in the people tab. Click on ‘Add Contact’ and you will see the waving option.

Waving on Facebook Messenger In Short

You can wave on Facebook to communicate with your friends on the platform. Besides, it is the easiest way of starting a conversation with your friends if you don’t know where to begin. If you have waved by accident, you have the first 10 minutes to get back!

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