If you are new to the Facebook Messenger app then here is good news for you. On Facebook Messenger, there is a hidden folder that contains communications you probably didn’t know about. This cool feature allows you to hide your conversations and check secret messages later.
If you want to find conversations you had hidden on Facebook , then this guide will help you. You can also spy on someone’s conversations when you have access to their devices. You can find their secret chats on FB Messenger.
If you are using a Messenger app on your computer or laptop or using it via the Messenger website, you can’t start or view secret conversations as there’s no option of secret conversations on Messenger’s PC website.
To start a new secret conversation or see your old secret conversations, you need to have an Android or iOS app on your respective smartphones or tablets.
If you are using an Android phone then it is very easy to start a secret conversation with your friend or find a secret chat. All you have to do is just download and install the Official Facebook Messenger App on your Android phone.
Step 1: Once you installed the Facebook Messenger app, log in to your account with your Facebook username and password. If you are already using a Facebook app, it will automatically log in to your account.
Step 2: Now you can see all your old conversations here with your friends. Click on the tab of your friend with whom you want to start a secret conversation.
Step 3: Now click on the “i” option beside the video call button on the top right corner.
Step 4: Now select Go to Secret Conversation option.
And you will be redirected to a new chat interface where you can chat with your friend secretly and no one can see that as the messages keep disappearing after some time while you chat.
If you are using an iPhone or iPad then follow these steps to view your secret chats with your friend.
First, make sure that the secret conversation option is enabled on your iPhone.
Step 1: Log into Facebook Messenger with your Facebook ID and password.
Step 2: In the upper-left area of your profile photo, tap your profile image.
Step 3: To ensure secret conversations are enabled, go to settings and then click on the secret conversation.
Step 4: Click on enable to turn on secret conversation and then click on the done button in the upper-left corner.
Now, follow these steps to start a secret conversation on your iPhone.
Head over to your Friend chat and then click on the “i” symbol and then click on the start secret conversation.
That’s it! You can now chat with your friend secretly on your iPhone.
If you are using an iPad then the process is similar to iPhone. You have to download and install the Messenger app on your iPad first.
Step 1: Then log in to your Facebook account with your username and password. If you are using the Facebook app, then it will ask you to log in with the same account.
Step 2: Once you are logged in, click on your friend chat and then again click on the “i” option in the upper right corner.
Step 3: Then select go to secret conversations and you are good to go.
Now you can chat with your friend with end-to-end encryption.
You can also set a timer to self-destruct your messages. For example, if you set a 5-second timer for any message, the message will automatically disappear after 5 seconds.
If your messages are deleted, and you want them back, then here are some steps. You can’t restore deleted messages but first, check if messages are archived or moved to SpamSpam. If your chat is available in the spam or archived folder, then you can easily restore them.
Step 1: Open your Facebook messenger app on your iPhone or Android.
Step 2: Click on your profile pic on the upper left side.
Step 3: Click on Archived chats to see all archived chats.
Step 4: Reply or send a new message to restore it to your main conversation screen.
Step 5: Now, click on your profile pic on the upper left side to check messages requests.
This will show all message request that you get.
We hope you liked this guide and were able to view secret conversations on your Facebook Messenger app. If you are looking to have a secret conversation between you and your friend, Messenger is the best app.