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 # Publish your game to Messenger with Facebook Instant Games # Publish your game to Messenger with Facebook Instant Games
  
-Facebook Instant games are games that you can play with your friends on Facebook Messenger.+Facebook Instant games are games that you can play with your friends on Facebook Messenger. And Facebook allows games which are exported from GDevelop to be published into the Facebook instant games using the following steps.
  
-## Create an account and an app on Facebook Developers+### 1) Create an account and an app on Facebook Developers 
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 +Go to [[https://​developers.facebook.com/​apps/​|Facebook Developers]] and login to your Facebook account. Once you have logged in to your account, hover over **My Apps** and click **Create New App**.
  
-Go to [[https://​developers.facebook.com/​apps/​|Facebook Developers]] and create an app:  
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-And choose ​Games as the category:+Choose ​Games as the category ​and then select the appropriate Sub-Category of your game :
  
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-Fill also the other fields ​that are required for publishing your gameIt'​s ​also on this page that you can upload the icons and enter other details of your game.+Fill in all the required ​fields. ​You can also upload the icons and enter other details of your game on this page.
  
 Once you're done, activate Instant Games. Click on the + button near to Products: Once you're done, activate Instant Games. Click on the + button near to Products:
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-and choose ​**Instant Games**. Your app is now ready to have the game uploaded!+Choose ​**Instant Games**. Your app is now ready to have the game uploaded!
  
-## Export and upload your game+### 2) Export and upload your game
  
 In GDevelop, open the export window. Choose Facebook Instant Games: In GDevelop, open the export window. Choose Facebook Instant Games:
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 <​note>​It'​s important to do this *even if you don't want to publish the game* yet! If you don't have a version marked with the star as ready for production, you won't be able to test your game.</​note>​ <​note>​It'​s important to do this *even if you don't want to publish the game* yet! If you don't have a version marked with the star as ready for production, you won't be able to test your game.</​note>​
  
-## (Optional) Add testers+#### (Optional) Add testers
  
 To let your friends or coworkers test the game, add them as testers. In the left menu, click on Roles: To let your friends or coworkers test the game, add them as testers. In the left menu, click on Roles:
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 Click then on **Add testers** button and add your friends/​coworkers. Click then on **Add testers** button and add your friends/​coworkers.
  
-## Test your game!+### 3) Test your game!
  
 On your phone, open Facebook Messenger. Go to a conversation,​ click on the **+** button and choose **Games**: On your phone, open Facebook Messenger. Go to a conversation,​ click on the **+** button and choose **Games**:
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 *Your game is starting!* If for some reason you can't see your game, make sure that you've properly filled the information and sent the zip file on Facebook Developers. Make sure that the phone you're using is connected with your Facebook account or the one of a tester. *Your game is starting!* If for some reason you can't see your game, make sure that you've properly filled the information and sent the zip file on Facebook Developers. Make sure that the phone you're using is connected with your Facebook account or the one of a tester.
  
-## Send your game to review and publish it+### 4) Send your game to review and publish it
  
 Send new versions of your game until you're happy with it. Make sure to fill all the information and to add high quality images. Once you're ready, click on the **Review** menu to send your game to be reviewed by Facebook. Send new versions of your game until you're happy with it. Make sure to fill all the information and to add high quality images. Once you're ready, click on the **Review** menu to send your game to be reviewed by Facebook.
  
 Read [[https://​developers.facebook.com/​docs/​games/​instant-games/​getting-started/​launch-checklist|this launch checklist from Facebook]] and make sure that you've followed every guideline to maximize your chances of seeing your game being approved. Read [[https://​developers.facebook.com/​docs/​games/​instant-games/​getting-started/​launch-checklist|this launch checklist from Facebook]] and make sure that you've followed every guideline to maximize your chances of seeing your game being approved.
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 +## Monetize your game with ads
 +
 +You can [[gdevelop5:​publishing:​publishing-to-facebook-instant-games:​monetize|monetize your Instant Game]] by showing ads to the player. [[gdevelop5:​publishing:​publishing-to-facebook-instant-games:​monetize|Click here to see how to do]].