Facebook Messenger quick start

Updated 1 week ago by Joost Rijlaarsdam

Tap into the 1.3 billion Messenger users connecting over Facebook using the power of ChatShipper

Requirements:

  1. You must have a Facebook Page and Admin Rights to that page. If you don’t have one, click here.
  2. Download the Facebook Messenger App: iOS / Android.

Step 1: Setup Facebook Messenger as a data source

Login to ChatShipper and click on the Settings Icon, located in the left navigation bar. Click on Integrations in the menu. Next click the Facebook Messenger integration, a modal will open.

Chatshipper Facebook messenger integration

Step 2: Connect your Facebook page to ChatShipper

Click the Facebook Log in button and log in to Facebook. If you are already logged in, a window will pop-up asking if you would like to "Continue as <your name>"? Click to proceed.

Chatshipper Facebook login
  1. A window will ask you "What Pages do you want to use with ChatShipper on Messenger?". Select the page(s) you'd like to use Facebook integration on and click Next.
  2. You will then be prompted with the question: "What is ChatShipper on Messenger allowed to do?" Leave the toggles as is and click Done.
  3. You will receive the confirmation message: "You’ve now linked ChatShipper on Messenger to Facebook". Click on OK to close this window.
  4. A small pop-up within ChatShipper will appear asking you to Subscribe. Subscribe the relevant Facebook pages (the same ones you gave permissions to earlier) and click on Done.
  5. Click Create Service

Step 3: Send and receive messages from Facebook Messenger

You can now test the setup by sending a message from Facebook Messenger App to your Facebook page. When the message shows up in ChatShipper, you can respond as an agent and see the response in your Facebook Messenger App.


How did we do?