The interesting aspect of this is that it helps organize your conversations without deleting them, which is especially helpful if you don’t need to message someone, but you still want to save the texts.
In this post, we’ll show you how to see archived messages on Facebook Messenger. So, if you’re looking for the guides on how to find archived Facebook messages, follow the step-by-step guides we outlined below.
How to see Archived Messages on Facebook Messenger
To see archived messages on Facebook Messenger, do this;
1. For Facebook.com users, open Messages. It’s at the top of Facebook on the same menu bar as your profile name.
2. Click See All in Messenger at the bottom of the message window.
3. Open the Settings, help and more button on the top left of the page (the gear icon).
4. Choose Archived Threads.
How to see Archived Messages on Facebook Messenger via links
Aside from the above steps, you can use a link to access your archived messages on Facebook Messenger. To see your archived messages using links, do the following;
How to Unarchive Facebook Messages
To unarchive Facebook messages, all you need to do is to send another message to that recipient. It will show up again in the main list of messages along with any other messages that aren’t archived.
On a Mobile Device
To see your archived Facebook messages using a mobile device, do the following;
1. First, open Messenger.
2. Next, tap the search bar at the top of the screen and type the name of the person you want to view messages for.
3. Select the friend whose messages you want to see from the search results and then you’ll see all of the messages from that person.
Once you have an archived message open in Facebook.com or Messenger.com, it’s really easy to search for a specific keyword with that thread:
1. Look for the Options panel on the right side of the page, just under the recipient’s profile picture.
2. Click Search in Conversations.
3. Use the text box at the top of the message to search for specific words in that conversation, using the leftmost arrow keys (next to the search box) to see the previous/next instance of the word.