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(Last Updated On: September 24, 2018)

Facebook Messenger is one of the various Communication Channels you can use with SnapEngage to connect with your clients. Messages sent to your Facebook Fan Page from your visitors will be directed to your agents’ Chat Portal and will be handled as any other live chat coming from your website.

You can connect more than one Facebook channel on each widget.


Facebook Messenger Setup

1. Login to the Admin Dashboard, select the Widget you want to connect your Facebook page to and then navigate to your Settings tab. Across the top, you will find the ‘Channels’ tab. Click on it.

2. Click on the “Add Facebook Account” and then “Log In” in order to sign into the official account connected to your Facebook page:

3.Once you “Log In” you will be asked to confirm your user details

4. Once logged in click on “Next”

5. Click on “OK” to give the necessary permissions to SnapEngage to be linked to your Facebook page

6.You will then be requested to select the Facebook page or pages you want to connect your widget to:

7.Click on “Finish” to complete the configuration:

Configuring Auto-Greetings and responding to offline cases

Please refer to the Communication Channels article for a guide on how to configure auto-greeting messages and how to respond to offline cases.

Notes:

Banning a visitor while they chat with you via Facebook messenger bans the Facebook user permanently.

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Published May 30, 2017