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How to put fire and confetti effects on Messenger

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Here’s how to add fire and confetti effects on Facebook Messenger.

With our new normal, many of us turn to Facebook Messenger to keep in touch with our family and friends. It is the most convenient way to do it, seeing as a huge section of our population use the messaging platform.

If you’re looking for a way to improve your messaging game, Messenger thankfully has a few tricks up its sleeve to do just that. Apart from the popular gift wrap effect, you can also add fire or confetti effects and the new heart effects to your messages.

How to add fire or confetti effects on Facebook Messenger:

On Facebook Messenger, you can start by opening an existing conversation or starting a new conversation. The effects only applies to text. It doesn’t work on emojis or images.

  1. In the message box, type your message which you want the effect to be added. Do not send it yet.
  2. Tap on the Sticker button on the right side of the message box.
  3. Tap effects.
  4. Choose either the confetti or the fire effect.

And that’s it.

How to send gift wrapped messages on Facebook Messenger
The steps are the same for gift wrapped messages. But on Step 4, choose the fire effect instead.

Facebook has been busy adding new features to the Facebook Messenger. One of the more interesting ones added is Watch Together. As the name implies, the feature allows friends in a video chat to watch the same video content together.

Their latest feature, Vanish Mode, is unfortunately not yet available in the Philippines at the time of this article.

Bryan is a tech and gadget enthusiast who spends his day blogging, writing fiction, and watching NBA clips on YouTube.


  1. Robert John M. Mondero Reply

    Is it available in Messenger Desktop or Messenger Browser? Also I live in the philippines and I don’t have the effect but my friend does.

    • Its only available on the Messenger smartphone app. For some reason, its not available for everyone. You might want to try updating your Messenger app if there is one.

  2. There is no update in android for my messenger app. So, I can’t have the effects for messages.

  3. I updated but this effect doesn’t come with the messenger app at android os google pixel phone.

    • I uninstalled then reinstalled messenger, yet can’t have this effects. From Ph using redmi note 9.

  4. I don’t have it yet :(
    I’m in Romania. Do i have to try it on an iPhone?

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