Chat with your friends from Facebook

Chat with your friends from Facebook

Find out how to start a chat, make yourself unavailable, turn off notifications and much more.
Sign in to your Facebook accountexpando image
  1. On Bing Bar, click the Facebook Chat button Image of Facebook 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 accountexpando image
  1. On Bing Bar, click the Facebook Chat button Image of Facebook chat button on Bing Bar.
  2. In the lower right corner, click Options.
  3. Click Logout.
Start a chatexpando image
  1. On Bing Bar, click the Facebook Chat button Image of Facebook 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 conversationsexpando image
  1. On Bing Bar, click the Facebook Chat button Image of Facebook 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 chatexpando image
  1. On Bing Bar, click the Facebook Chat button Image of Facebook 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 chatexpando image

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 Facebook chat button on Bing Bar.
  2. In the lower right corner, click Options.
  3. Click Go Offline.
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  1. On Bing Bar, click the Facebook Chat button Image of Facebook 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.
Note

If you don't see the features described here, you might not have the latest version of Bing Bar. To install it, go to the Bing Bar download page.

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