Messenger now helps you to create shared albums, ship HD images and share bigger recordsdata

Meta introduced on Tuesday it’s rolling out the flexibility for Messenger customers to create shared albums in chats, ship images in high-definition, and share bigger recordsdata as much as 100MB in measurement. With these new options, Messenger is concentrating on individuals who are likely to create shared albums or share HD photographs through providers like Google Drive.

Up till now, customers have solely been in a position to see a listing of images shared in a selected Messenger chat and couldn’t group or set up them in any means. Now customers can create albums of images and movies in group chats, whether or not it’s to prepare images of a current spring break or grandma’s eightieth birthday celebration. To create an album in a gaggle chat, it’s essential to choose a number of images out of your chat composer after which faucet “create album.” You can too create an album by long-pressing a photograph in a chat. If you wish to add images to an present album, you possibly can faucet the “Add to album” choice.

Everybody in a chat can view, add, delete, and obtain photos and movies in an album. You may find an album by tapping the “Media” button in a chat.

The launch of shared albums is prone to be a welcome addition for customers, as the potential isn’t accessible on Meta’s different messaging providers, WhatsApp and Instagram DMs.

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As for the brand new HD photo-sharing functionality, customers can now toggle an “HD” choice after deciding on a picture from the chat composer. You may faucet on further images to ship a number of in HD. The launch of the brand new function follows Meta’s rollout of assist for HD photos on WhatsApp again in September 2023.

As well as, Messenger is providing an alternative choice to electronic mail for sending giant recordsdata, because it’s now letting customers ship Phrase, PDF, Excel, and zip recordsdata immediately in chats. Customers can accomplish that by tapping the + button in a chat after which deciding on a file on their machine.

Additionally new right this moment is the launch of an choice for customers to attach with others by scanning a QR code, eradicating the necessity to kind out somebody’s identify or quantity to begin chatting with them on the app.

The brand new options are rolling out on cellular to all Messenger customers.