How To Check Archived Messages On Facebook

Whenever you save a chat discussion or personal message on Facebook utilizing the archive function, the website eliminates it from the Messages Inbox and Other areas and transfers it to a different Archived area. Finding and accessing this area can be a bit challenging because Facebook does not show the area link title next to the "Inbox" or "Other" link titles. The Messages screen style isn't broad adequate to show all titles. Rather, to see archived messages, you have to access a drop-down list that offers other choices. How to check archived messages on Facebook?

How to check archived messages on facebook

How To Check Archived Messages On Facebook

1. Go to your Facebook House screen and click the "Messages" option in the Favorites area to open the Messages screen. Facebook immediately shows your chat discussion history and personal messages in a list format by the date listed below the Browse field.

2. Click "More" situated on the ideal side of the Browse field and choose "Archived" from the drop-down menu. Facebook changes the list of non-archived messages to a list of archived messages.

3. Select any archived message in the list to open and read it in the center of the Messages screen.
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  • To respond to an archived message, type the reply in the "Compose a Reply ..." box listed below the message and after that click the "Reply" button.
  • To include a file or picture file to an archived message, compose a message to the other Facebook user discussing why you're connecting a file or image and click the "Include Files" or "Include Photos" icon listed below the Write a Reply box. Select a conserved file, click "Open" when triggered then click "Reply" to send out the message.


  • Facebook does not enable you to compose a reply if somebody you have formerly spoken with has a limited account or personal privacy setting that does not allow replies.
  • Facebook does not tape-record video chats for archiving functions. Rather, you can just see the dates of video chat calls you have made or gotten using the service.
  • Info in this short article applies to Facebook since August 2013.