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Find your archived conversation history

Feeling an urge to reminisce about days gone by or just looking for an older message? Your conversations are safe with us - available to you across all your devices.

 Conversation History is set as "on" by default - This allows you to have access to your past Messenger conversations..

View your Conversation History

To get to your Conversation History in a flash:

  • In the 'Messenger' window, click Contacts | select Conversation History.
    -In the "Conversation History" window, you can view your conversations in chronological order.

 Want to view conversations of a particular type? Click the drop-down menu at the top of the window and select a conversation type.

Search for messages

Having trouble browsing to find a specific message? Try searching for it instead.

Searching history for all contacts

  1. In the "Conversation History" window, click the search field.
  2. Enter the word or phrase you're trying to find.
  3. Press Enter.

Any messages containing the word or phrase you're looking for will display (newest messages first) with your search terms highlighted in yellow.

Searching a specific contact's history

  1. In the "Conversation History" window, click a "contact's name."
  2. In the search field, enter the word or phrase you're trying to find.
  3. Press Enter.

Any messages containing the word or phrase you're looking for will display (newest messages first) with your search terms highlighted in yellow.

 Turn your conversation history off - Learn how to stop saving your past conversations.

 

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