How To Use Facebook Messenger Rooms In Windows 10

Facebook launched a new service that allows up to 50 people at a time to video chat. There is no limit on how long you can video chat and the people you invite don’t need a Facebook account. Here’s how you can use Facebook Messenger Rooms in Windows 10.

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Easy guide to start using Facebook Messenger Rooms

Facebook Messenger Rooms can easily be accessed using a compatible browser on any Windows 10 computer. You will be able to host a video conference with your friends, family, or colleagues simply by sharing to them the link of the room you created. Unlike other video conferencing solutions, this service has several privacy settings which are listed below.

  • Once a call begins the Messenger room can be locked or unlocked.
  • Any participant can leave the room at any given time.
  • Participants can report the room if it violates the Community Standards.
  • If you created the room and have someone blocked on your Facebook account then that person can’t join the room.
  • If you created the room and broadcast it using Facebook live then the video conference will be seen by people outside the room.

Creating a Facebook Messenger Room using a browser

The easiest way to create a room using your favorite browser is from the messenger section of your Facebook account.

Time needed: 2 minutes.

Creating a room

  1. Open your Facebook account.

    You can do this from your computer browser.Facebook Messenger Rooms In Windows 10

  2. Click the video camera icon on the messenger section.

    This will open a new room window.start using Facebook Messenger Rooms

  3. Copy the link and send it to other people.

    This will send out the invitation to other people to join you in your video conference. They don’t need a Facebook account to join.room link

Facebook Messenger Rooms in Windows 10 does not have any video

If your webcam does not seem to work when you have already created a room then you can fix this by making sure that it is properly set.

  • Click the gear icon. This can be found on the upper right part of the Messenger Room window.
  • Under camera setting, make sure that the correct webcam is chosen.

If the camera is not detected then try disconnecting it from the USB port ( this applies to external webcams) then restart the computer. Once the computer has booted, connect the webcam then check if it will now work. Take note that if another program is using the webcam then Messenger Rooms will not be able to use it.

Facebook Messenger Room microphone not working

If your microphone does not seem to work when you have already created a room then you can fix this by making sure that it is properly set.

  • Click the gear icon. This can be found on the upper right part of the Messenger Room window.
  • Under Microphone settings, make sure that the correct device is chosen.

Facebook Messenger Room no sound

If you can’t hear anything during the video conference even if you have already set the sound volume to its maximum level then you should make sure that you are using the correct audio output device.

  • Click the gear icon. This can be found on the upper right part of the Messenger Room window.
  • Under Audio output setting, make sure that the correct device is chosen.

After performing the steps listed above you will successfully remove use Facebook Messenger Rooms in Windows 10.

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