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Chat with your friends from Facebook

Sign in to your Facebook account

  1. On Bing Bar, click the Facebook Chat button Image of Chat button on Bing Bar.

  2. Click Login to Facebook.

  3. Type your email address and password, and then click Log in.

    The first time you use the Facebook Chat app, you’re asked to give your permission for Bing to see your info. Your data is kept private and won't be stored on your computer or anywhere else.

  4. Click Allow.

Sign out of your Facebook account

  1. On Bing Bar, click the Facebook Chat button Image of Chat button on Bing Bar.

  2. In the lower right corner, click Options.

  3. Click Logout.

Start a chat

  1. On Bing Bar, click the Facebook Chat button Image of Chat button on Bing Bar.

  2. Click the name of the friend you want to chat with.

  3. Type a message, and then press ENTER.

Switch conversations

  1. On Bing Bar, click the Facebook Chat button Image of Chat button on Bing Bar.

  2. At the top of the screen, click the name of the friend that you want to chat with.

Close a chat

  1. On Bing Bar, click the Facebook Chat button Image of Chat button on Bing Bar.

  2. Point to the friend’s picture at the top of the screen and click the X.

Make yourself unavailable to chat

Going offline doesn't sign you out of Facebook. You can continue using other Facebook apps on Bing Bar.

  1. On Bing Bar, click the Facebook Chat button Image of Chat button on Bing Bar.

  2. In the lower right corner, click Options.

  3. Click Go Offline.

Turn notifications off

  1. On Bing Bar, click the Facebook Chat button Image of Chat button on Bing Bar.

  2. In the lower right corner, click Options.

  3. Clear the Notify me when I get a message check box.

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If you don't see some or all of the features described in this topic, you might have an older version of Bing Bar. To install the latest version of Bing Bar with all the newest features, go to Bing Bar Download.

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