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How to call for free with Facebook

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During your last vacation, you met new people with whom you spent some pleasant days. Upon your return, as soon as you have logged into your account Facebook, you discovered that the person with whom you had the most bond, sent you a friend request, which you accepted with pleasure. After having exchanged numerous messages via chat, you would like to continue the conversation by voice, making a call via the appropriate function of the social network. The problem, however, is that having never done this before, you don’t know the procedure required to reach your goal.

That’s the way it is, am I right? Then let me tell you that today is your lucky day! With this guide, in fact, I will explain to you how to call for free with facebook providing you with all the information you need to succeed in your intent. First, you will find the detailed procedure to initiate a call or video call from smartphone and tablet using Messenger, the messaging application connected to Facebook. Next, I’ll also tell you how to call someone on Facebook from a computer, listing the browsers that support this feature.

How do you say? Is that exactly what you wanted to know? Then do not delay any longer and investigate the topic immediately. Make yourself comfortable, take all the time you see fit and dedicate yourself to reading the next paragraphs. Carefully follow the instructions I am about to give you, try to put my “tips” into practice from the device of your interest and I assure you that you will be able to call all the people you want on Facebook. Enjoy the reading!

Preliminary operations

For call for free with Facebook you must have an account on the famous social network. If you don’t have one yet, you should know that it is possible to register on Facebook both from smartphones and tablets, using the device app Android And iPhone / iPad, which from a computer, via a browser.

In the first case, start the Facebook app, tap the buttons Create a new account And Start and enter the required data in the fields First name, Surname, Date of birth, Gender (Woman, Man, Custom option) and press the button Forward.

At this point, choose whether to register using your email address by entering it in the field Please enter your email address, or whether to use your mobile number by choosing the option Use your mobile number. Regardless of the choice made, then specify one password to use to access your account in the appropriate field and press the button subscribe, to complete the registration and create your account.

If you prefer to register for Facebook from your computer, connect to main page of the social network, enter your data in the fields First name, Surname, Mobile number or email address And Create password, specify yours date of birth and yours gender of belonging and click on the button subscribe. For the detailed procedure, you can read my guide on how to create Facebook accounts.

Create Facebook account from computer

At this point you are ready to make calls and video calls with Facebook, both to users you have added to your friends and to those who are not included in your Facebook friends list.

Furthermore, it will be useful to know that from smartphones and tablets it is possible to initiate a call using the app Messenger (Android/iOS / iPadOS) while from a computer it is sufficient to access Facebook through one of the browsers that support calls (at the time of writing this guide, they are compatible Chrome And Firefox). In both cases, as you can imagine, an Internet connection is required to initiate and receive a call.

Of course, calls via Facebook are free, but on mobile devices, if there are no Wi-Fi connections available, they will consume data traffic.

How to call for free with Facebook from smartphones and tablets

Call on Facebook

As mentioned in the introductory lines of this guide, for call for free with Facebook from smartphones and tablets it is necessary to use Messenger, the application connected to the famous social network that allows you to communicate with other users registered on the platform.

First, then, access the store of your device, locate the app in question and start the download (for the detailed procedure you can take a look at my guide on how to download Messenger), then open Messenger and tap the button Continue as [nome], to log in with your Facebook account. Also, if you wish, select the option Activate, to allow Messenger to access your telephone contacts. To find out more, I leave you to my tutorial on how to access Messenger.

Now, tap on the item Chat in the menu located at the bottom (on iPhone / iPad it is the icon of speech bubble), in order to view the list of the latest chats; then select the contact of your interest and, in the new screen displayed, tap on the icon of handset, to initiate the call. By pressing, instead, on the icon of video camera, you can make a video call.

Alternatively, in the screenshot Chat, you can write the name of the person you want to call in the field Near, press on the contact in question, to open the chat, and tap on the icon of handset, to initiate the call.

Also, if you have a device Android, you can call a person who is in your phone’s contact list. To do this, select the item People visible in the menu located at the bottom, tap on theagenda, at the top right, choose the contact to call and, in the new screen displayed, press the icon of handset, to initiate the call via Facebook.

Finally, if you are wondering if it is possible to access Messenger without downloading it, the answer is yes. However, you should know that in this case there are not many features available, including calls and video calls: you can find everything explained in the tutorial that I have just linked to you.

How to call for free with Facebook from PC

How to call for free with Facebook from PC

If you prefer call for free with Facebook from PC and you have a computer with Windows 10, you need to know that you can download the Messenger application from the Microsoft Store and use the latter to make calls and video calls to users of your interest who have a Facebook account.

To proceed, start Messenger and, on the main screen, you can view your recent chats. To call one of the contacts with whom you have recently chatted, all you have to do is select the chat of your interest and click on the icon of the handset, to start an audio call, or on the icon video camera, to make a video call.

If you want to call someone you haven’t chatted with recently, click the option Near, top left, enter the first name of the person to call in the appropriate field and click on the contact of your interest, to open the chat. Then click on the icon of handset or of the video camera to initiate a call or video call, and that’s it.

Call on Facebook with Messenger

If, on the other hand, you prefer to use the browser installed on your computer, I remind you that only Chrome And Firefox support calls via Facebook. Then start one of the browsers in question, connected to the Facebook main page and log in to your account (if you have not already done so), by entering the data in the fields Email or phone And Password.

Once this is done, click on the icon speech bubble, at the top right, to view your recent chats, and select the one you are interested in. If, on the other hand, you want to call a contact with whom you have not yet started a chat, press on the voice Messenger visible in the sidebar on the left, enter the name in the field Search on Messenger and, in the section Contacts, click on the person you want to call, to open the chat.

Now, click on the icon of telephone handset, at the top right, and wait for the user you are calling to answer your call. It will be useful to know that during the call you can use various tools, visible below: Mute your microphone (the icon of microphone) to disable the microphone; Enable your video (the icon of the camera) to switch between a call and a video call e Add members to the group (the icon oflittle man) to add other people to the call.

To end the call, however, you have to press on the option End call (the icon of the white handset on red background) and, subsequently, on the item Close, to close the window.