Questions tagged [facebook-messenger]

An instant messaging service and software application by Facebook. Originally developed as Facebook Chat.

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Prevent “Friendversary” notifications in Facebook Messenger

I rarely use Facebook Messenger. But I am often given red Messenger badge "unread message" notifications for friendship anniversaries. The notification causes a red Messenger badge, which ...
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How to use Messenger webapp with a Facebook page?

I am trying the Facebook Customer Chat plugin on my website. This plugin sends messages directly to your Facebook page. Now I want to get notifications on incoming messages right away and be able to ...
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Disable seeing when OTHER people are last active

When you chat to someone it shows you at the top if they are currently active, or how long ago they were last active. Is there a way to stop seeing this? I've already disabled my own active status, ...
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I don't see all the photos I've shared on Messenger with a person in the chat Gallery. How to download them all?

It's a chat with long history (3 years and more) and many shared pictures during this period. Since recently the whole gallery was seen from the very beginning and now I see only 1 year back and the ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to remove link preview in Facebook chat?

It's very common when pasting a URL in the Facebook chat window that a preview is automatically generated. It's possible to remove that preview by clicking on the on the x in the top-right corner. I'...
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Can I block all Facebook Messenger conversations?

I'm only a moderate user of Facebook, and I don't use Facebook Messenger at all. However, if a friend messages me on FB Messenger, I get an alert on my phone that I can't clear without going to the ...
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Name changes to bold in messenger chat window

What does it mean when a name turn to bold in a chat window? Even though there is no conversation.
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How to tell if someone as turned off Facebook chat for you? Chat bar and “last online”

If someone has turned off Facebook chat for you, will they appear in the chat bar if you search by their name or not at all? There's this person I used to check for the "last online time", usually he'...
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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
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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.
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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 ...
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Getting the Facebook Spam filter to work properly

At the moment the Facebook Spam filter seems for me to have a zero detection rate for real Spam messages but it does put most Messages send by people I don't know who aren't sending me Spam and who ...
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How to unsubscribe an email address from a Facebook conversation?

Facebook lets you add raw email addresses to conversations even if they're not registered with Facebook accounts. As far as I can tell, there's no way… …for the person who owns the email address to ...
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How do I stay signed out of chat?

Whenever I turn off chat using the Facebook website, after a while, if I open Facebook again I'll be signed in to chat. I should explain my setup. I have Windows 8 and a Windows Phone which are both ...
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How do I un-ignore a conversation on Facebook Messenger?

There has already been a question like this, however either it is outdated or I'm seeing a special case. I have ignored someone on Messenger, and want to undo this without actually sending them a ...
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How to receive email notification of new Facebook messages in 2020?

I would like to receive email notifications for facebook messages if I don't read them. Previously I was getting email for unread chats/messages However I accidentally clicked on unsubscribe link in ...
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How to delete old Facebook chats from both end?

I know Facebook doesn't allow users to delete chats from both side after 10 minutes. But is there any way or workaround to delete or vanish my sent messages from my friends' side?
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How do I remove automatic answers on Facebook Messenger?

I wish to remove automatic comments on Messenger from my Facebook page. It disrupts my conversation with potential customers, in fact I have lost leads a number of times because they think there is ...
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Facebook Messages : Instant Reply doesn't always work

We have Instant Reply ON for messages sent to our company page's inbox. But unfortunately, the Instant Reply only replies to 60-70% of incoming messages. On the other messages Instant Reply simply ...
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Deleting Facebook Messenger messages for all users?

I am attempting to regain my privacy by deleting some social media apps. I'm starting with Facebook and Messenger, because those are the ones I use the least, but I see that deactivating or deleting ...
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Reporting toxic facebook groupchats

I got put in a group chat full of leaking of strangers nudes and full of bullying, from bigoted insults in the guise of "dark humor" to encouraging suicide ("kys"). I want this group chat taken down ...
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How do I get back the old facebook messenger emoji in messenger.com?

The ones on the left are the old emoji I used to have and liked, but now the emoji look like the ones on the right. What do I do to continue seeing the old ones? Is it possible to go back to the older ...
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Facebook downloaded data does not contain Messenger images any more?

I downloaded all my Facebook data some months ago, and in the 'messages' folder I had a folder named 'photos' containing every single picture in any of my conversations. Just a few days ago my friend ...
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Why Facebook messenger keep showing 1 day ago all the time?

I have a problem with my Facebook messenger. If I turned on the chat and it showed correctly as Active now with green button. But if I turned off the chat and my last login time will change ...
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Facebook message seen while person is inactive

I sent somebody a message on Facebook, and their active timestamp now reads "active 1 hour ago", but the message says that it has been seen, even though I sent it less than an hour ago. It didn't say '...
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Facebook locks down my account when I try to connect to it using Pidgin

I use Pidgin with a plug-in called "Purple Facebook" to chat on Facebook. This way, I do not have to have a browser window open all the time only for chat. It's been working great, until recently when ...
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How can I receive Chrome notifications for web applications like Messenger, Telegram or Skype?

Background: I use Chrome to access web applications like messenger.com, web.telegram.org or web.skype.com. For all these, I enabled Chrome's notifications. Question: How can I see these desktop ...
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How can I retreive messages from Facebook Pages?

I want to automatically, once a day, retrieve all (or all new) messages from a Facebook Page where I have admin rights. I have investigated using Graph API, but in order to use this, I need to create ...
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Automatically forward Facebook messages to an email?

Is there a way to automatically forward Facebook messages to an email address? I understand that Facebook utilizes Jabber but how may this help?
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How to prevent hiding “seen” property on my Facebook messages

I know my friends are using some apps to hide the "seen" property Facebook uses in chat and not showing it unless they want to. I' m not looking for those programs to use but to undo. How to undo ...
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In Facebook chat, if someone is in my top list (I always see when he is online) does he see me too?

If there are two people, X and Y who isn't in any specific list. If X sees Y on the top list in chat, does Y necessarily see X too in the top list?
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Facebook thinks I am blocked from a group chat

I'm having an issue with my Facebook account. A few days ago, my friend was messing round and kicked me from the group chat that we and my other friends have. He's since added me back but I still can'...
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Facebook's new design for messenger and privacy settings

Today I noticed that Facebook shows my device when I'm online (mobile or web). This is against the privacy that I want. I don't want anybody know that whether I'm using mobile or web. I saw this ...
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Can't see all the photos in messenger shared media

I have a messenger chat of about 1 year and there's a lot of shared media. I am able to see all the photos in chat(even the 1 year old ones) but when checking the shared media in messenger, I can't ...
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Facebook bot taking over

I have a small business and some days I do not receive the leads on the days they are sent. Facebook seems to be taking it upon itself to ask questions and then not send the answers through to me ...
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Facebook Messenger message notification sound even when tab is closed

I recently realised that while using my computerm although my facebook website was closed and without using the Messenger app, when I receive messages I can hear the sound of the notification. How is ...
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i am trying to reset my messenger password without having a Facebook account i am doing all the step with success but the process still failed?

Ok here is the steps that I follow. First of all, i click on forgot password field. In a box will pop up with the original phone number or email address you used to sign up initially, it asks me to ...
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How do I check Facebook Messenger notifications?

I'm assuming that Facebook is a "web application". Please let me know if I am in the wrong forum. I already tried asking this in the Facebook community without a response. When I open the ...
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After leaving a group, can I still message individuals in the group normally?

I recently left a messenger group. Will I still be able to message the members individually like I normally do ?
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How to control notifications for Facebook Messenger messages including Marketplace responses?

In the Notifications Settings in Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=notifications) I see this: If I enable "Email", will I receive an email for every reply to any type of ...
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Adding users to a Facebook Messenger group after the sole admin leaves

This question is very similar to this one: Deleted myself from Facebook group and cannot regain access but specifically for a Facebook Messenger chat. I was the sole admin of a Facebook Messenger ...
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Is facebook in violation of CCPA if they don't delete all messenger messages when you delete your account?

It seems like Facebook won't delete your messages from the recipient's inbox when you delete your account. People send a lot of personal information in messages including their address, phone number, ...
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How do I delete a message sent in messenger that has not yet been delivered?

Suppose I wanted to delete a message that has been sent, but hasn't been delivered yet, like the one in the screenshot. When I click on it and then click ‘Remove’, I only get the ‘Remove for You’ ...
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Can Facebook group admins see the location of people who contact them to join their group?

I messaged a group admin requesting to join their private group and the admin was able to see my location (albeit it wasn't my actual location because I was using company server). I was using my ...
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Want to target facebook page userid of other companies to show my ads. Is it a good practice for ABM tageting? Or we should target emails

How Facebook page userid will work if I want to target it in a custom audience. Do it target all the people who interacted with the page? Or our ads will show only upon the page(fb userid) that I have ...
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Last seen disappears temporarily

Why can I see when the last time some of my friends have been active on Facebook Messenger, but other times it doesn't show it?
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Facebook Messenger suggest booking an appointment and sometimes offers arbitrary times. How can I disable this?

I'm really tired of Facebook trying to push appointment times on me when customers message via Facebook. Is there any way to disable this? It happens from my Facebook Page Messenger and in the mobile ...
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Why can't I view “Options” on messenger web?

When I click on a chat icon of a Friend on messenger web, I do not see the Options view like the one blow Why is this happening? Have they blocked me?
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How to have frequently asked question on Messenger Get Started page

I want to have questions as in that image ... where should I got to Facebook to set these for my page?
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Can I do privacy in Facebook Messenger?

In Facebook Massager, anyone can see which of my contacts was active before some time like 10 min ago, 1 day ago. Please let me know, can I hide this information? With Regards TekQ