Facebook chat is the instant chat messaging system by Facebook.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
122 views

my Facebook precise location has me at a location hours after I left

I sent my precise location to a friend on Facebook so they can meet up with me while I was out on the town. They got the first location and then I went someplace else.. they called me 2 hours later ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

I've been added to a Facebook chat group but I can't access it what can I do?

Can't get on it any ideas, definitely been added to the group but it isn't notifying me I'm on it and can't get on it
4
votes
3answers
12k views

Receive a notification when a friend appears online in Facebook chat

Recently, I've been wondering about the possibility of receiving a notification when a friend comes online in Facebook chat. After a bit of googling, I've found http://www.gmarjil.com/ and ...
1
vote
2answers
676 views

Group conversation in Facebook chat

I have a conversation group that shows up on my Facebook chat. But, there never was a group chat and it cannot, as far as I know, be erased. How do you erase it? I already checked instant messaging ...
0
votes
0answers
125 views

Two of my friends appear always together on Facebook chat

Two of my friends appear always together on my Facebook chat sidebar. If I see the name of one of them, I know the name of the other will be right above or under that name. I talk a lot to one of them ...
0
votes
0answers
165 views

Why would one of my, regularly messaged, facebook friends not appear in my 'favourites' list on the facebook chat sidebar?

I message this person more than any of my other friends but she doesn't ever appear in my favourites list on my web browser or my phone. I
1
vote
1answer
88 views

Sign up to Messenger with just a phone number already used on a deactivated Facebook account - will the account be reactivated?

Facebook has recently started allowing sign ups for Messenger with only a phone number instead of a full Facebook account. So: If I sign up to Messenger with only a phone number And I have ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

How discoverable is a phone-number-only Messenger user by full Facebook users (and vice versa)?

Facebook's new Messenger app now lets you sign up with only a phone number, sidestepping the need for a full Facebook account. The docs are a bit sparse for those who want to be informed before ...
1
vote
1answer
307 views

Don't want to see whether contacts are 'active now' in messenger

Is there a way to turn this off? I don't want to see whether my contacts are 'active now.'
1
vote
1answer
101 views

Is there a way to re-enter a Facebook conversation you left?

I have left some conversations on Facebook and I was wondering if there is anyway you can rejoin it without someone else that is still in it re-adding you -- that or is there a way you can access the ...
-1
votes
1answer
162 views

Is it possible to not save Facebook chat history?

I would like to not retain my Facebook chat history. Instead of deleting every chat, is there an option for this?
0
votes
0answers
52 views

Facebook data download corrupted/empty?

When I try to use Facebook's download your data functionality (as documented here), I get almost nothing in response. As expected, I'm given a facebook-username.zip archive to download, however it ...
2
votes
1answer
80 views

How to troubleshoot not automatically receiving Facebook messages/notifications?

I am not getting any messages/notifications (M/N) both on Facebook.com and Messenger.com both in Firefox and Chrome. I need to manually refresh the page to see if there are any new M/N present, which ...
0
votes
3answers
20k views

He says he is taking a nap but facebook messenger say online 1 minute ago

My boyfriend says he will take a nap and that is fine with me. After half an hour, I checked if i have messages from him Only to find out that he is online 1 minute ago. I asked him but he says that ...
1
vote
1answer
180 views

Download whole Facebook chat including attachments

I want to download my whole chat conversations in Facebook, including the attached pictures and videos, is that possible? The option in Settings does not include the chat it seems...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

What does “active 1 minute ago” mean on Facebook chat?

When it says "active now" on Facebook chat and then it says "active 1 minute ago" does it mean they were messaging someone through chat?
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Why does Facebook show last login of some friends and doesn't show that in others?

When I am using Facebook on my PC, on the chat bar I see last online time for some of my friends. But I don't see last seen for some of them. Why does this happen? Is it because the person has turned ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Last Active on Facebook without any mobile session

It's been a long since I removed all my Facebook App for Android. However I still can see "last seen" timestamp. How? I have two FB accounts, A and B. A -> chat turned off, no app sessions in Secury ...
9
votes
2answers
17k views

Facebook chat alert “Friend is using an application to access chat.”

I am using the Facebook chat a lot but today something odd started happening. When I try to send my friends a message through the Facebook chat they will receive a pop up message saying something like ...
7
votes
1answer
9k views

Stop Facebook from recording chat?

For about 2 weeks now, Facebook has started recording chat messages to my messages inbox. Is there a way to stop this? I'm constantly getting notifications when I'm chatting that I've got a new ...
39
votes
9answers
328k views

How to disable “Seen by” in Facebook chat

When two or more people chat together, Seen by appears when one of the participants views the last message. It is nice to know your message has been viewed, but it is also an invasion of privacy. ...
0
votes
3answers
12k views

Why on Facebook can I not see someone online but only last active?

I open the Facebook app on my phone and go to chat and it tells me one person was last active ten minutes ago and then all of a sudden it says last active one minute ago but I never see a green dot to ...
11
votes
5answers
16k views

Facebook chat only page

I don't remember exactly how I got to it, but I opened a page (external possibly) that only showed the chat interface of Facebook. It was quite similar to the gabtastik screenshot What I wanted was ...
1
vote
0answers
340 views

Who can see me online on Messenger.com?

When I access the new Facebook chat interface at Messenger.com, will I visible to all of my contacts, I just to the ones I've chosen to be visible to on the main Facebook website? The "Messenger on ...
0
votes
0answers
128 views

Why one of my friends who I talk so much figures within the “more friends” list?

Within the first list of contacts located in the chat section, there're lots of friends that are connected but that I haven't talked so much for a long time, and some friends that I talk so often are ...
0
votes
0answers
203 views

The “seen on Facebook” time is an hour earlier than actual time

Why has the "last seen" time on Facebook chat changed to an hour earlier than the actual time is. How do I change it to reflect the actual time?
0
votes
0answers
240 views

Facebook chat list and “more friends”

I have a friend with whom I chatted frequently, and that friend used to appear around the top in the chat list on the right side of the page. But from a certain time, that friend stopped appearing in ...
0
votes
0answers
378 views

Seen Status on Facebook Chat

I remember my last message to someone having the status "Seen 11:56 pm". But then days after when I open that conversation, I cannot see that seen status anymore. Does it mean that the person deleted ...
-1
votes
1answer
640 views

Facebook chat profile picture (next to the speech bubble icon with dots) is showing up blurred

Here is what the normal profile picture in Facebook chat looks like: But what or why is the little bit of blur showing on the profile picture (not the speech balloon with dots) in this next image? ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Is it there any way to simulate invisible in Facebook chat?

Is it there any way to appear invisible in Facebook? I am aware of how to turn off chats for specific friends, but I want to become invisible. Is it there any way/messenger to achieve/support this?
0
votes
0answers
227 views

Facebook messages

Will the messages sent to me by my friends be visible to them if I covert my profile to a Facebook Page? (They'll become the likes? And will they be able to see the messages they've sent during the ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Facebook phone Messenger app vs. Facebook website Messenger time stamps

I was curious about a Facebook Messenger timestamp disparity that's been coming up. On my phone, the Facebook Messenger app says someone is "active now" whereas on the desktop website it says they ...
3
votes
3answers
43k views

How to download a conversation in Facebook

I need your help to download the whole- complete conversation with my friend in Facebook. The way I can do that is to scroll (∞) and copy, but that will take more than an hour or a day. Is there any ...
2
votes
2answers
22k views

What does it mean when no time specified beside the phone icon on Facebook chat?

If a friend on Facebook isn't online, in the contacts bar you can see a phone icon beside the last time he's been on Facebook. For example, if a contact's been online 16 minutes ago, I'll see beside ...
0
votes
0answers
472 views

How to remove “More Friends ” from facebook chat?

I have a big problem with facebook chat and here I am attaching the image for the reference with the problem mentioned on the image. ---> Image But I am also describing below if you are not able to ...
0
votes
2answers
5k views

Facebook Chat turned off can you people see your activity

If facebook chat is turned off, can people see your activity (what you are liking etc) in the right hand side?
1
vote
1answer
7k views

Why do I have a mobile icon beside my name on Facebook chat?

So I was away for a while on Facebook and my friend noticed that I was getting a Mobile Icon when he looked at me in his chat list. It seems like whenever I am offline it says that beside my friend's ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Facebook chat, friends that show up as greyed out

In Facebook chat, to the right sidebar, when I am signed out of chat, I have a list of friends that show up greyed out. What does this list represent? I am consistently having two friends show up in ...
1
vote
1answer
919 views

Facebook messaging

I have set my Facebook account on all my devices as "Turn Chat Off." I like to be on Facebook in peace! I have NOT installed the Messenger App. However, it seems like my friends using the ...
0
votes
1answer
252 views

Download Facebook Messenger thread (on Mac)

I would like to download a very long Facebook Messenger thread to my computer for safekeeping (I’m on Mac if it makes any difference). Any way to do this easily? I’m no computer wiz.
0
votes
0answers
632 views

How can I prevent someone from re-adding me to a Facebook group chat?

If I am added to a Facebook group chat and want to leave, I just press the "leave conversation". But if I want to prevent people from re-adding me, how do I do that?
0
votes
1answer
273 views

Identify who sent me a Facebook messages

Somebody has messaged me and I am not able to find his name as all messages are showing his name as facebook user and profile is also not opening. How do I find details of this messenger?
0
votes
1answer
591 views

How can I send voice clips on Facebook Chat using the desktop interface?

I'd like to send voice clips on Facebook Chat using the desktop interface. I know mobile users can do it, but is there any way for desktops?
-1
votes
1answer
2k views

New Facebook Chat list not working

I have the new Facebook layout with the chat listings on left hand side in a black column. It's giving me the following problems: Now the chat column minimises and I can't see the names or the green ...
4
votes
4answers
40k views

How can I delete messages from group chat in Facebook?

My friend and I chatted some personal information between us in a group chat being absent minded. So now we are stuck. We need to delete those messages permanently. So is it possible to delete the ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Is it possible to get notification when a message from Facebook inbox is deleted?

Is it possible to get notification when a message from Facebook’s inbox is deleted? Notification can either be email or text message to my cell phone. Or if there is another way to get notification, ...
0
votes
0answers
186 views

How to get notified when messages arrive in my Facebook inbox?

I use a Windows 7 PC and I need to get notified every time a new message arrives in my Facebook inbox. I tried the Notification feature in the Settings, so that I get a message into my cell phone ...
8
votes
3answers
20k views

How can I log out of Facebook chat?

About a week ago, Facebook was "upgraded" - don't know if it's a world wide issue - and the Facebook chat is always online. No matter I sign out. How can I disable / completely sign out of Facebook ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Cannot view 'Unarchive' messages back in the inbox in facebook

Yesterday I deleted some messages from facebook. I want to bring it back to my inbox today. So I logged into my facebook. Then - I went to messages. Clicked on More -> Then Archived. Then I found ...
0
votes
1answer
20k views

Don't want people to know I'm online - How do you eliminate the green light from showing?

I have chat turned off, but it still shows that I'm online (with a green dot indicator). I don't want everyone to know when I'm online in Facebook. How can I eliminate the green light from showing ...