Messenger Push Setup

This document lists down step by step procedure and the list of prerequisites that need to be followed.

What are the prerequisites to setup Messenger Push Notifications?

- The Facebook Page should have Publisher Status i.e be registered as a News Page Index. This is a foundational step to help Facebook identify Pages that primarily publish news content on the platform.

How to register for News Page Indexing?

1. Admin of the page needs to access Business Settings > Registrations > News Pages > Select the Page.


2. Complete the Business and Domain Verification and hit Submit.

You shall see a confirmation once your Facebook Page is registered as News Page Index.




The NPI approval process could take up to a few weeks. It is suggested that you complete this procedure beforehand.



If the Facebook Page is not NPI approved and you have started sending Messenger Push Notifications, you risk your Facebook Page being blocked by Facebook.

How to Set-up Messenger Push Notifications on iZooto?

1. Click on Add Project from the top-left dropdown.
2. Select Messenger as the Platform.
- Input Title.
- Select the Website from the drop-down.


3. Under Settings > Setup, click on Link your Facebook here
- You will be redirected to Facebook login.
- Login to your Facebook Account
- Select the Facebook page you want to connect to



In case you already have multiple pages integrated or will integrate multiple pages refer to this.


Messenger Setup Page


How to Connect Facebook Page.


Important Note

It is necessary to provide access to ALL the permissions as it is a limitation in the Facebook API. Once you provide all the permissions i.e. Manage Page, Webhooks, etc the iZooto Application will still not be able to manipulate or delete any of your Facebook Page content.
Below is the list of permissions once the iZooto Application is connected.


4. Once connected, you can see your page details on the iZooto Panel including:
- Page Name
- ID
- Logo

5. Change Opt-in configurations. (Optional):
- You can change the message of the Opt-in prompt
- Set the repeat prompt delay


Repeat Prompt Delay

This feature ensures that the Messenger Opt-in will not be visible before x minutes of the next visit.
For example, repeat prompt delay is set for 30 mins. The opt-in will not be visible to the user before 30 mins for the next visit.


Hit Save and you are done!

How would the Opt-in look like?

On Desktop


Opt-in prompt as seen on Desktop.

On Mobile


Opt-in prompt as seen on Mobile.