How To View Unread Messages Facebook Messenger

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Facebook Messenger is an app that allows Facebook users to communicate with each oter through messages. Messages can be sent to individuals or groups, and they can include photos, videos, and stickers. Messages can also be sent as text-only if you prefer.

One of the great things about Facebook Messenger is that it keeps track of your unread messages. This way, you aways know when someone has sent you a message and you don’t have to constantly check the app to see if anything new has come in.

If you want to view your unread messages in Facebook Messenger, there are a few different ways to do it. In this article, we will show you how to view your unread messages on both the iPhone and Android versions of the app.

How Do I Find Unread Messages In Facebook Messenger?

To find unread messages in Facebook Messenger, first log in to your account at Then in the left navigation field, click the Messenger link. On the Messenger page, you shold see any unread messages listed on the left-hand side, indicated by text in a bold font. If you have multiple conversations going on, you can also filter by conversation by clicking the “Conversations” heading at the top of the page.

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Why Is Messenger Still Showing An Unread Message?

One possible reason why your Messenger app is still showing an unread message, even ater you’ve cleared the cache and data, is because there may be a problem with your device’s storage. To fix this, you can try clearing your device’s cache and data, then rebooting your device. If this doesn’t work, you may need to format your device.

How Do You Find Unread Messages On Messenger On IPhone?

To find unread messages on Messenger on iPhone, open the Facebook Messenger app and tap on the Settings icon in the bottom right corner. Tap on the People Section, and in this section you will see any unread Message Requests.

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When You Mark As Unread On Messenger Do They Know?

No, when you mark a message as unread on Messenger, the sender does not know. The message will show as unread in your inbox, and the blue dot next to the message will remain lit up.

Why Is There A 1 On My Message Icon?

The number 1 on the message icon indicats that you have one unread message.


Facebook Messenger is a great way to stay in touch with friends and family. One of the great features of Facebook Messenger is that it keeps track of your unread messages, so you always know when someone has sent you a message. We hope this article has helped you to understand how to view your unread messages on Facebook Messenger.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.