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

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How can I change the microphone and speaker settings of the web version of Facebook Messenger without making live calls?

I see the microphone and speaker settings only when I am on a live call. And, before I can change the settings, the call is disconnected. I am not finding the settings options where I can fix those ...
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Sending messages to people im not friends with on facebook

so I am not the person who has this problem, rather their daughter. My mom was using Facebook and tried to message someone without sending a friend request, I beleive it was an old childhood friend, ...
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Do pictures and videos sent via the Facebook Messenger website expire?

I sent a few pictures and videos to a friend via the Facebook Messenger website. Do pictures and videos sent via the Facebook Messenger website expire? I.e., will they disappear or will only a ...
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How can I delete a bad chat message for all recipients sent by another user to a Messenger group chat?

I’m a member of a Facebook Messenger chat group that includes my friends. Someone shared bad videos of me in the chat. How can I remove or delete the videos?
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How to disable stories appearing in Messenger

In Messenger, you see those circles at the top which are your friends' stories. Is it possible to make those circles disappear for specific friends? I know we have this: Hide someone's story on ...
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Am I blocked on messenger?

I am not blocked on FB because I can still see the account. When I click on the chat on messenger, I can still see profile picture but phone and video icons are gone. I also can’t see the “view their ...
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Why does it show my boyfriend as active all the time on Messenger,when I know for sure he's not? [duplicate]

I've. Noticed my BFs active Messenger status is on continually.Rarely does it show when he was last active like mine does.He has been asleep next to me for hours and his Messenger active status never ...
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How to remove predefined facebook-messenger questions in the new environment please?

how I can remove predefined facebook-messenger questions in the new environment please? I checked Automatic Responses in the Meta Business suite but there isn't anything related to predefined ...
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Anther person is getting my fb messages!

My phone was stolen over Labor Day. I have two small business's so logged onto my fb on a relatives phone to keep up with messages. She is still getting my fb messages on her phone and they cannot ...
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When a Messenger account is deleted by a member of a friend's family, can previous conversations with that person be deleted or altered as well?

A dear friend passed away, and their sibling now has their phone. The sibling already publicly posted they are closing the Facebook / Messenger account on 11/01/2022. I want to be sure all my personal ...
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Block only voice messages in Facebook Messenger

I really dislike voicemail or voice messsages as they: Are much slower to process than text Don't allow the sender to revise their message (leading to rambling) Can't be skimmed to know when to ...
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Can't delete offending photo in Group chat as administrator

I am an admin/owner of a Messenger Group Chat (GC). A member posted a gross photo and everyone wanted me to remove it, but I couldn't. Before, admins can directly remove it for everyone.
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Blocking and unblocking a Facebook user to delete messages on both our end?

I remember before that when you block someone on Facebook, your conversations also disappear. I experienced it firsthand. I had conversations with a person and then all of it suddenly just disappeared....
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How to edit predefined questions to Facebook Page in Facebook Chat plugin (Messenger)?

There is already this question, but the answer is outdated and in current Facebook settings I see no way of changing the predefined questions. So how to do it? In my Inbox -> Chat plugin settings I ...
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How can I message an Instagram user from Facebook Messenger now that my Instagram & Facebook accounts have been linked in the Meta Accounts Centre?

I have successfully linked my Facebook and Instagram accounts in the Meta Accounts Center in both apps. My stories get automatically cross posted, so I know I works. But I’m not able to see any of my ...
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Facebook Messenger in the browser keeps logging me out

Using a Lenovo Chromebook C330 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop and want to use Messenger. Thing is, don't want to have it installed natively to not deal with notifications. Therefore, currently using the ...
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Facebook, Pidgin, and 2-factor authentication

I've been using FB's App Passwords feature for years now to use Pidgin while I have 2-fac enabled. However, about a week ago my password broke, so I went to FB to enable a new one. And it looks like ...
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Facebook/Messenger in desktop doesn't show any recent messages after a limit and then only shows group messages

This behavior is quite peculiar. After a certain number of messages, no recent messages appear anymore and all the rest of the messages are just group messages. What I have tried to solve this- ...
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How does a message is deleted by other party on my Facebook Marketplace messenger?

I have had this happen a couple of times. A buyer inquires to buy an item from me on the Facebook Marketplace. After giving me the run around and after asking for my address I begin to find out that ...
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Can I search for someone on Facebook by their college/workplace without knowing their name?

So, I have this coworker of mine that I wasn't very close to and would like to find her. I know that she worked at this specific business as well as went to a certain college but I have no idea what ...
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How can I get an email notification whenever I receive a Facebook Messenger message?

I want to get emails rather than push notifications whenever I receive a new message in Facebook Messenger. The only notification options I see in Messenger Web are to enable/disable Notification ...
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Is there some way of editing a Facebook Messenger message?

Is there some way of editing a Facebook Messenger message (let's assume I misspelled a word)? I found no menu for that.
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Facebook blocking

I blocked someone creepy on Facebook so they can't message me anymore or see my page, I even changed my name just in case. In old messages will they see my new name? Or be able to look me up by it if ...
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Turn off Facebook notification sounds on message requests

How do I turn off notification sounds when someone that I never talked with before wants to send me a message? When my phone makes a sound, I want it to notify me of something that needs my immediate ...
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How to recover deleted messages from Facebook

I have accidentally deleted messages from the Facebook Messenger app which I want to recover. These messages are very important to me. Please guide me on how I can recover them as I have tried all ...
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Where are my old shared pics on Messenger?

It's 2021 and I'm looking for pics I shared to a group chat in 2018. I keep scrolling up and up but it stops at 2019. Did Messenger DELETE the old pics? Where are they?
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Delete Facebook account including chat

Is there any possible way to delete a Facebook account including all old chat messages both sides, I know I can delete my Facebook account (comments, likes, groups...) but what to do about old chat?
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How to view full results for a Facebook Messenger poll

I created a poll in a Messenger chat group and I need to see who voted for the roles they are able to do, but I can only see two avatars and a +2 more. Is there any way to see all the votes? I'm using ...
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How to receive email notification of new Facebook messages (2021)

I would like to receive an email when someone sends me a message on Facebook. This used to happen by default until October 2020. Is it still possible to set it up somehow? Are email notifications ...
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Is there a way to use Facebook Messanger without using Facebook on a Desktop Computer?

Facebook is a dark existential hole of news that you can become trapped in, which just happens to be the way all your friends and relatives communicate with each other; they continue to use it and I ...
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How to delete Facebook conversation on both sides?

I know a lot of people answer this with "well, you should have thought about that before pressing send" and I agree. But the person was at a time a very close friend whom I thought I can ...
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Can't download my Facebook Messenger data

I am trying to download all my (Facebook) Messenger data (text and photos), but I can't seem to find out how. An important thing may be that I have a Messenger only account; when I attempt to login at ...
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Does Facebook sometimes block the ability to search for private messages?

It seems Facebook completely dropped my support (but not for other people I know) for searching for messages. I can only look for conversation names (persons, pages or chat group names) or search for ...
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How to make the other Facebook Messagers not beeping when one Facebook Messenger has answered the call?

I could be getting a call in Facebook Messenger (heard the beeping), and accept the call on the computer, and start talking, only that now the iPad in the study room, and the iPhone in my jacket or ...
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Sending messenger message to all members of a facebook group which I am admin of?

I am administrating a facebook group. I want to send all the members a messenger message (doesn't matter now if it's one group message or a single message to each person; though having both options ...
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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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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 can I forward a video I received in Facebook Messenger to my email account? [closed]

How can I forward a video I received in Facebook Messenger to my email account?
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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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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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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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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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Facebook Messenger Active Status Missing

My facebook/messenger active status is missing even though I haven't turned the active status off. Whenever I became idle or offline, my status is missing and it doesn't the active xx ago. Any ...
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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 the other person's messages disappeared and it's showing as Facebook user?

How the other person's messages disappeared and it's showing as Facebook user?
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Facebook feature: Help people start a conversation with your Page

The Facebook feature in Settings/Messenger called "Help people start a conversation with your Page" is no longer there, so I can't turn it on or off. But when people visit my page, the Messenger pop ...
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Cannot login to www.messenger.com but can login to Facebook Messenger Android app

I installed Facebook Messenger but I do not have a "regular" profile at Facebook for privacy reasons. Now FB Messenger will not let me log in at www.messenger.com but my password is correct because I ...
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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? [closed]

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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