Who can I call or receive calls from on Portal?

Your Portal contacts are the Facebook friends and Messenger connections of all accounts linked to your Portal.

All accounts linked to your Portal will share their contacts on Portal and all users will have access to the contacts on the device and will be able to make and answer calls.

On Portal, you can call:

The Facebook friends and Messenger connections of any accounts linked to your Portal.

To view your contacts:

  1. From Home on your Portal, tap All Contacts.
    • From there, you can browse by Suggested contacts, Recent contacts or contacts by account.


  • Portal cannot call or be called from Facebook.com or messenger.com, Messenger Kids accounts or the Messenger Lite app.
  • Currently, Portal calls can only be received on Portal devices or the Messenger app on phones or tablets.
  • Your contacts list does not include people you've connected with on Messenger through Marketplace.
  • If you've synced your phone contacts to Messenger, those contacts will appear within your Portal contacts.
  • While Portal is only sold in select countries, you can use your Portal to call friends located in any country where the Messenger app is supported.

Learn more about Portal, Portal Mini and Portal TV, now available to pre-order.

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Last updated September 18, 2019
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