I can create email addresses that forward to other email addresses.

Likewise, can I automatically forward Facebook messages to either my email or phone?

  • You want to monitor someone? :D – Davidenko Mar 13 '13 at 6:52
  • Vague reply: :D – David Faux Mar 15 '13 at 10:15
  • If you're on Android or iOS, the obvious solution is to install the Facebook Messenger app. – ale Jun 11 '13 at 12:31
  1. Click enter image description here Messages on the left side of your homepage
  2. Open the conversation you want to forward a message from
  3. From the enter image description here Actions menu, click Forward Messages…
  4. Use the checkboxes to select what messages you want to forward
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  5. Click Forward
  6. Enter a name or email address and press Send


Also, to push notifications on or off from your smartphone:


  1. Tap enter image description here (top-left main menu) > scroll to the bottom of the menu
  2. Tap Settings & Privacy > Notifications > Email
  3. Tap the setting you want to use

Feature phones:

  1. Click Settings (bottom of every page)
  2. Click Facebook Notifications
  3. Adjust the frequency of your email notifications > Save


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    This is manual forwrding how we can forward messages automatically..... – user43174 Jul 4 '13 at 19:38
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    This doesn't answer the question – pratnala Jul 28 '13 at 15:40
  • How can I just get an email notification every time a user messages me directly? – Shimmy Weitzhandler Jul 16 at 2:21

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