How to Archive a Facebook Conversation

Written by Thirumalraj

In this post, you’ll learn how to archive a Facebook conversation on PC, Android, and iPhone. Let’s begin.

PC

Sign in to Facebook.

Hit “Messenger” in the left sidebar.

Hover your mouse over the chat that you want to archive.

Hit the three horizontal dots.

Hit the “Archive chat” option.

That’s it.

Notes

The archived chats can be viewed by clicking on the three horizontal dots beside Chats at the top left. Click on “Archived chats.”

You can view the messages from an archived conversation by clicking it.

Remember, sending or receiving a message to an archived conversation will automatically unarchive it.

Android or iPhone

Launch the Facebook Messenger app.

Long press the conversation you wish to archive.

Hit the “Archive” option.

That’s all.

Alternate method (only for iPhone): Slide the chat to the left. Hit Archive.

Notes

Tap your profile picture at the top left and hit Archived Chats to view your archived conversations.

Remember, sending or receiving a message to an archived conversation will automatically unarchive it.

Here’s how to unarchive an archived chat:

Long press the archived conversation.

Hit Unarchive.

That’s all.

Alternate method (only for iPhone): Slide the archived chat to the left. Hit Unarchive.

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