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How to Use Facebook Messenger Secret Conversation

Hey everyone. I’m Max Dalton, and in this video I’m going
to discuss how to use the Facebook Messenger Secret Conversation feature to have a hidden,
secret, or private conversation on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device. Facebook Messenger’s Secret Conversation feature
lets individual users (not a group) have a more secure and private conversation than
they can have using the traditional Messenger. Secret conversations are encrypted from end
to end, and can only be received on device’s where you’re currently active on Facebook
Messenger. If someone involved in a Facebook Messenger
secret conversation switches devices, the other person in the conversation will be made
aware that the person they are having a conversation with is using a new device. Additionally, you can set a timer associated
with how long a message can remain visible after the recipient reads it. Once time is up, that message is gone for
good. The Facebook Messenger Secret Conversation
feature supports sending and receiving messages, pictures, stickers, and videos, but you can’t
send GIFs, make video or voice calls, or send payments to other users. Finally, the Facebook Messenger Secret Conversation
feature is only available in the Messenger mobile app for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. It is not available on or This video will walk you through how to enable,
start, delete, and turn off Facebook Messenger Secret Conversations. And now, let’s walk through how to turn on
the Facebook Messenger Secret Conversation feature. Step 1. Open the Facebook Messenger app on your iPhone,
iPad, or Android device. Your Facebook Messenger home screen is displayed. Step 2. Tap your profile icon in the upper left corner
of the screen. The Me window appears. Step 3. Scroll down the screen, and then tap “Secret
Conversations.” The icon that appears to the left of Secret
Conversations features a black square with a white padlock on it. The Secret Conversations window appears. Step 4. Tap the toggle to the right of Secret Conversations
if it isn’t enabled to turn it on. A dialog box appears in the center of the
screen, asking if you want to turn on Secret Conversations. Tap “Turn On” in the dialog box. The dialog box will disappear. You’ve successfully managed to turn on Facebook
Messenger Secret Conversations. Next, let’s talk through how to start a Facebook
Messenger Secret Conversation. Step 1. After turning on Facebook Messenger Secret
Conversations, launch the Facebook app on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device. Step 2. Tap the “New Message” icon in the upper right
corner of the screen. The New Message window appears. Step 3. Tap “Secret” in the upper right corner of
the screen. The Secret Message window appears. Step 4. Tap to select the person you want to send
a secret Facebook Messenger message to. A Secret Conversation window opens up with
that person. You can verify that it’s a secret message
by looking for Secret Message toward the top of the conversation window, an icon featuring
a black circle with a white padlock on it in the lower right corner of the person’s
profile picture, and a message to the right of this person’s profile picture informing
you that this is an encrypted conversation across all of your mobile devices. Step 5. Tap the “Timer” icon on the left side of the
message entry box at the bottom of the screen. A Set Timer menu flys up from the bottom of
the screen. This lets you define how long this message
will be visible to the recipient after they open it. Alternatively, you can set this option to
Off if you don’t want the message to self delete. In this example, I’ll choose for the message
to self-delete after five seconds. Tap “Done” after making your selection. You’ll return to the secret conversation message
screen, where you can see the Timer icon is now shaded black, and a message appears in
red text above the line where you enter your message notifying you that this message will
disappear after your selected amount of time has passed after that message has been seen. Step 6. Enter the message you want to send in the
text box at the bottom of the screen, and then tap the black paper airplane icon that
appears to the right of that box to send your message. Similar to the way you can with other Facebook
Messenger messages, you can tap any of your sent secret messages to see whether or not
they were received by the intended recipient. If the message was seen, the word “Seen” will
appear in small gray letters beneath the lower right corner of your message. Alternatively, if the message hasn’t been
read yet, you’ll see “Sent” in small gray text beneath the lower right corner of the
message. Recipients will receive notifications similar
to the way they do for normal Facebook Messenger messages, however, in any places where you
would normally see someone’s name, the notification will simply say, “Someone sent you a message.” Now, let’s look at how to delete Facebook
Messenger secret messages. Facebook Messenger secret conversations can
be deleted in exactly the same way that normal Facebook Messenger conversations are deleted. The only difference is that you will only
have the option to delete secret conversations, and you will not have the option to archive
them. To delete a secret conversation, hold your
finger against the Facebook Messenger secret message you want to delete on the Facebook
Messenger home screen until a menu flys up from the bottom of the screen. Tap “Delete Conversation” in the list of options. Delete Conversation will appear in all red
text. A dialog box appears informing you that this
conversation will permanently be deleted. Tap “Delete Conversation” in the dialog box
to delete your secret message. Your Facebook Messenger secret message will
instantly be deleted. Finally, let’s talk through what you need
to do if you decide you want to turn off Facebook Messenger secret conversations. If you want to turn Facebook Messenger Secret
Conversations off, you can do so at any time by navigating back to the Secret Conversations
screen where you turned the feature on, and then toggling it off. A dialog box will appear, informing you that
you will no longer be able to receive encrypted messages or start new encrypted conversations
in Facebook Messenger. Click “Turn Off” to agree. The dialog box will disappear, and the Facebook
Secret Conversation feature will be turned off. Congratulations! You now know how to use the Facebook Messenger
Secret Conversation feature. Thanks for watching. Leave your thoughts and questions in the comments
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73 thoughts on “How to Use Facebook Messenger Secret Conversation

  1. I have five devices that show up. Does that mean that each device has accesssd secret conversations? In other words. I have an iPad Pro, to mobile devices, one iPhone 5, and one iPhone 6s. Some of them say first scene one year ago another one says first scene eight months ago, etc…when you click on the device it shows you the encrypted key then it says first scene by this device and it provides you with a date. What does this all mean?

  2. Why does is show other phones with the key when you never used those phones for that or does that mean there are on there

  3. Does the secret message option turn on when u set up Facebook on your phone or do you have to turn it on always on a new device.

  4. I have a question about the Facebook Messenger chat list. My question is; is there a way you can put someone down on your Messenger list to make it like you haven’t talked to them? Thanks!

  5. What if I don’t want my secrets conversation show up on other devices that been already signed up for my messenger account

  6. does the other device where my account also log in and the secret conversation was also turn on on that device , will the secret conv. will also appear on that other device?


  8. Nowadays the technology is so advanced that people can do anything to get what they want .don't be fooled up so watch it.

  9. How can I identify the person he chose to have secret conversation on his phone? Or could I log in to his account using my phone for me to see the person in his messenger he’s having secret conversation ? How can I know?

  10. On my desktop I turned off the one at the task bar but I wish I could turn off the one at the top of the page.

  11. On my message I not let people video call me because it’s a lot of people trying to video call me a lot Every day .

  12. How can I delet messages that I conversated with someone before, I mean that if I want block totally and delet all the messages that we we're chatted before from both.???

  13. What if other uses my phone and open my Messenger, they still able to see it right? That I have a secret conversation?

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