Questions tagged [facebook-messenger]

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

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Facebook telling my last seen wrong

I offline at 6 am. but my friend is telling my last seen is 3 hours ago at 10 am. It's showing me offline at 7 am. But the truth it must be last seen 4 hours ago. Why is wrong?
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Send Facebook messages from a phone without Facebook Messenger

Recently, Facebook started to warn me that I won't be able to send and read messages through the mobile web page and I will have to use Facebook Messenger. Now, when I want to read my messages, I see ...
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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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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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Is it still possible to forward messages from Facebook to another account?

Can I forward a message conversation from Facebook to my Gmail account? I no longer see the forwarding option under actions.
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How to turning off “last seen” and “active” on Facebook messages? [duplicate]

I do not use the Facebook app or the Message app. I have "chat" turned off. Yet, everyone can see (if they click on a past message from me or message they have sent) it shows "active" or "last seen". ...
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'seen' message status on Facebook website and Messenger app

Some of the messages I have sent to Facebook friends are appearing with 'seen' stamp if I open the messages on facebook.com while they are unseen on the Messenger app. Which one is the right one? It ...
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How can I change the preview image when sharing a link on Facebook?

I would like to change the preview image that is shown when sharing a link on Facebook, e.g. on a timeline, in a chat or post. Figure 1: Screenshot of a shared link on Facebook Messenger.
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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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Resetting Basketball score in Facebook Messenger

I have been playing this addicted basketball game on Facebook messenger with my friends, but now we want to reset the score to 0 so that we can start all over again. We don't want to lose our chat ...
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How to choose which friends and group chat to show in Facebook sidebar?

Facebook's chat sidebar frustrates me to no end. It uses some algorithm to place people who I have apparently recently interacted with on the bar, despite not having talked to them or commenting or ...
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Does everything disappear when I block someone on Facebook and Messenger?

If I block someone on Facebook and also block him on Messenger, does everything on Messenger disappear or still is shown as active from the person that blocked him ?
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How to successfully delete a Facebook message that you sent someone from their inbox remotely

I sent a message to someone that I didn't mean to, although they haven't seen it yet. It was very personal and I don't want them to read it. Is this possible to accomplish?
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How to have notification with chat turned off on Facebook

Is there a way to have chat turned off (in order to be seen as logged out), but receive sound notifications when someone writes a message?
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How can you mark your own sent messages in a chat as spam in Facebook

I read that is not possible to delete sent messages in Facebook here:How can I delete Facebook messages sent to other users?, but an answer there says that there's a work around like this: "mark the ...
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Why does Facebook show the time of seen, the same as the time of sending message?

I use Facebook on my computer. I have this problem when I send someone any message, and the message gets seen, the time of seen is the same as the time I sent it.
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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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If I'm using a voice or video call on Facebook, does it show me as “active now” or offline?

Was wondering if while I'm using voice or video chat on Facebook, what is my online or offline status?
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Delete messages from a group chat

A member of a group chat in FB messenger has deactivated his profile for a while. Will he be able to see the messages in the chat exchanged while his profile was inactive if I delete those messages?
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How do I find my Facebook messages from within a certain time period?

I need to find messages from December 2013 to May 2016. I lost my daughter in December 2013 and forgot a lot of things.
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I want to leave a group chat in Facebook but I keep getting added back

I want to leave a group chat on Facebook but every time I do the members of the chat add me right back. How can I prevent them from adding me back?
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Send a Private Message on Facebook when name is not in available list

I want to send a private message on Facebook to someone who is my friend. However, when I select that option their name does not come up in the list of names to chose from. How can I send them a ...
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no red notification when receive message

I did not receive the small red notification when my friends replied me in the Facebook Chat. Have missed out a few replies due to this issue. Anyone can help?
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Disable Facebook chat availability (Active now, active just now, active x minutes ago)

How do I disable Facebook chat availability? My chat is offline and I am using Windows 7 with Firefox. When I login with my other account through my mobile Facebook and open a chat conversation I see ...
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Why can't I see how long ago someone was on Facebook?

I used to be able to see how long time ago someone was on Facebook. She uses the desktop website, not a smartphone app. For the last couple of weeks I can't see that. Do you know why? She didn't ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.'
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Download all images from Facebook inbox

Is there any way to download only the pictures from the inbox of my Facebook account? I'm trying to make a collage from my fraternity and everyone has to send me pictures, but I need to download them ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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Send message to inbox of member of group who I'm not friends with

I need to reach members of my group whom I am not friends with and who may have turned off notifications (I don't want to friend them though). Is there a way to get a message to their inbox (not their ...
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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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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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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?
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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Does Facebook mark messages as unseen automatically?

I'm a little bit curious. Does Facebook mark messages as unseen automatically? After some passing days I see that my message to a friend becomes unseen. Is it done automatically or what ? Any ...
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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 ...
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Not able to see/download old pictures on Facebook messages

So basically I went back about 2 years into an old Facebook conversation and I found some photos that I wanted to view. But they didn't come up as normal photos. They had the file name e.g. "651361361....
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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 was online 1 minute ago. I asked him but he says that ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Is there a character limit on Facebook private/direct messages?

Main question: Is there a character limit on Facebook private/direct messages? Does this differ when submitting a message on a mobile device as opposed to a regular desktop browser - or on the ...