How do I unzip Messenger?

Messenger lets you hide / archive chats from people you no longer want to reply to. But people new to Messenger may have difficulty downloading Messenger messages. This is a great feature, especially if you want to filter your Messenger chat list.

Messenger is a popular application for communicating with your friends and family. It not only allows you to send messages, but also make audio and video calls to your loved ones. You can also share photos, files, and voice recordings with Messenger by reaching out to the people you are communicating with. This increases the popularity of the messenger among all people.

People decide to file their messages for various reasons. You can avoid seeing the person’s messages and save their text and profile to your messenger. You can simply use it to filter your friends email list and limit it to the people you want to talk to. If you’ve previously hidden text and are now having trouble finding it, we’ll show you how to easily unzip Messenger.


If you’ve filed a message, intentionally or unintentionally, you shouldn’t be scared. By following these steps, you can easily find hidden text messages. In this article, we’ll look at two methods for unzipping Messenger:

Utilisation de l'application Messenger
Utilisation de Facebook


Using the Messenger app

Open the Messenger app on your Android or iOS device, and follow the instructions in the following order:

  1. Go to your profile.
  2. Select “Archived chats”.
  3. Long press a message.
  4. Select “Unzip”.

Now go to chats and see the message appear in your regular chat box. This allows you to unzip Messenger.

Using Facebook

Open Facebook from the web browser of your choice, sign in to your account, and follow these steps:

  1. Click the messaging icon.
  2. Select “Show all in Messenger”.
  3. Click the three-point icon and select “Archived Chats.”
  4. Move the cursor over the message.
  5. Tap the three-dot icon and select “Unzip”.

The message you downloaded will appear in your regular chat box in the future.

Where can you find archived messages?

Archived messages indicate that you have manually selected the chat to hide it out of sight. The message will remain in the archive box until you unzip it. You can follow the procedure described above to unzip the message to the messenger. For your convenience, you can find your archived message on your profile under the “Archived chats” heading.


What are the steps for archiving a message?

You’ve already seen how to archive messages in Messenger, but if you want to learn how to archive messages using different methods. Whatever your reason for choosing the file function, you can easily do so by following the steps below:

Utilisation de l'application Messenger
Utilisation de Facebook

Using the Messenger app

Let’s detail the process of archiving messages from a Messenger application on mobile phones and desktops.

On the mobile

Launch the Messenger application and follow the steps below:

  1. Go to Chats.
  2. Long press a message.
  3. Select “File”.

You have now archived the message and can find it in “Archived Chats”.

At the desk

If you haven’t already done so, you can install the Messenger application on your computer and follow these instructions:

  1. Open the Messenger desktop application.
  2. Right-click on a message.
  3. Select “Hide conversation”.

Here, Hide conversation works just like archiving messages, and your conversation will remain hidden.

Using Facebook

Open Facebook with a web browser on your desktop or mobile device, and follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Messenger icon.
  2. Select “Show all in Messenger”.
  3. Move the cursor over the message.
  4. Click the three dots and select “Archive chat.”

Your chat has been archived and is in “Archived Chats”.


New users may need time to familiarize themselves with the concept of archiving and unarchiving messages in Messenger. In this article, we’ve covered a simple, easy-to-follow process.

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