How To Find Archived Messages On Facebook Messenger

Personally, I use the archive message function when my screen is all cluttered and I need to clear up some conversation to focus on the most important task at hand. It does happen that finding these archived messages is a big issue for some folks. This is what this post shall address.

I shall show you an effortless way to view all of your Facebook archived messages(whether you are using the messenger app, web platform or mobile apps). Let’s get into it.

How to find a hidden conversation on messenger

When you archive a conversation, it disappears from your inbox until you chat with that person again.
Go to on your computer to see all of your hidden or archived conversations in one place.

Desktop (

  1. In the top left next to Chats, click .
  2. Click Hidden Chats.
To search for a conversation that you’ve archived:

Desktop App and Desktop (

  1. Click Search at the top.
  2. Search the person’s name in the search bar.
  3. Click the person’s name to open the conversation.

To retrieve your archived messages via Messenger do this:

I archived some messages that I now want to review. One solution I discovered was to click ‘more’ next to the other (after clicking on messages) and then ‘view archived.’ But there was never a ‘more’ option to begin with. Can anyone assist me?

  1. Click on the message icon on the top menu by the home icon
  2. Click on other
  3. The new box opens click on more
  4. Click on archives

Hope this Facebook tutorial was explanatory. If are still having any complaint, please leave a comment. Also, see other useful pages below

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