How to Archive Messages On Facebook Messenger

How to Archive Messages On Facebook Messenger – Facebook allows you to archive your messages. Archiving a conversation hides it from your inbox until the next time you chat with that person.

How to Archive Messages On Facebook Messenger

In case you don’t know how to archive messages on FB Messenger, then follow these steps:

  • Open the Facebook Messenger app on your device.
  •  Go to recent conversation list and select the conversation that you want to archive.
  • Once selected, long press on it and select the three horizontal lines menu and select the Archive option. This simple step will instantly put the selected conversation into archives. You can later use these archives to recover permanently deleted messages.

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What’s the difference between archiving and deleting?

Archiving a conversation hides it from your inbox until the next time you chat with that person, while deleting a conversation permanently removes the message history from your inbox.

To archive a conversation:
  • Desktop App:

To the left, right click on the conversation you’d like to archive.
Click Hide Conversation.

  • Desktop (messenger.com)

Below Chats hover over the conversation you’d like to archive.

  • Click …
    Click Hide.

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