Are you one of those who want to use Messenger for chat but do not want to signup for Facebook. Good news is, there is a way now. If you are 13 or above and have a valid phone number, you can signup for Messenger without signing up for a Facebook account.
All you need to do is, download the Messenger app and make sure you click on “Not on Facebook?” option. Signup with your name and phone number, add a photo and you can use Messenger.