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How to Unread a Message on Facebook Messenger

Often times we either want to ignore a message or want to be reminded of it later. Facebook messenger allows unreading a message. This Tech-Recipe is a quick tutorial on how to unread a facebook message

Facebook messenger is one of the most popular instant messaging apps. It is efficient and offers many options. There are more than 500M messenger installs from the play store. It is mostly because you can use the same facebook account, the app syncs mobile contacts, and facebook friends. So you can text your friends and family all in one place. There are many features to facebook messenger that distinguish this app from others like WhatsApp and Viber etc.

We all face two types of situations. First, we receive a text from a person whom we do not want to correspond to but we want to make sure they don’t get the image that we ignored their message. Second, we don’t have time and we want a reminder of the message later. You and I know that it’s mostly the first, but who’s asking? 🙂

We will demonstrate using the facebook web app as well as the Android messenger app.

Step-by-Step Procedure on unreading a Facebook Messenger message.

On the Facebook web app

1. Login to your Facebook account

2. Look for the classic messenger icon on the top

3. Click “See all in messenger”

4. Click on the options menu of the conversation tab that you want to unread


5. Click “Mark as unread”




1. Click on the dot. On the conversation that you want to unread


On Facebook Messenger App

1. Open “Messenger app”

2. Click the conversation that you want to unread long enough to open a menu.

3. Click on unread

Check out Tech-Recipes related to Facebook messenger.

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Joudet Ahsan
Joudet Ahsan
SEO Content Creator, a Computer Scientist in making and someone who sucks at writing bios.


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