In this article we are going to explain how to send a message using a messaging application in Windows 8. Windows 8 provides a messaging application that is shown on the Start Screen. Using this application you can directly send messages to your friends. You don't need to open a browser application and login to your account. You can also use this application to chat with your Facebook and Gmail friends. If your online friends use various messaging services and programs, Windows Messaging can exchange messages with them all.
To use this application you must have a Microsoft email id and password. If you want to chat with your Facebook friends then your Facebook account must be connected to your Microsoft account.
How to send a message using the messaging app in Windows 8
Go to the Start Screen and click on "Messaging".
The Messaging app will be opened. Click on "New Message".
A "People" app will be opened. Select your friends from the friends list and click on "Choose".
Now type your message and press enter. If your selected friend is online then you can use this app as a messenger to chat with your friends.