How to Use Facebook Messenger’s Secret Conversations

Facebook recently launched its brand new feature called “Secret Conversations” for Messenger. Secret Conversations in Facebook Messenger are end-to-end encrypted, so the new feature should please security enthusiasts, meaning messages in this mode cannot be read by anyone, including Facebook and intelligence agencies. Facebook-owned WhatsApp Messenger was recently made available in its app with end-to-end encryption, so it’s no surprise that the company is promoting it for the Messenger app, albeit in a different way.

The Secret Conversations feature has been rolled out to 900 million Facebook Messenger users, but surprisingly it’s still somewhat unknown among users. Along with encryption, this feature also includes some cool features like self-destructing messages, so yes, it’s definitely a great new addition to Messenger. If it sounds interesting, Here’s how to use secret conversations in Messenger on iOS or Android:

note: Secret Conversations is only available in the Facebook Messenger app on Android and iOS, not on Facebook or Messenger’s web portals. Also, messages sent in Secret Conversations will not appear on any other device or web versions of Facebook.

one. First, you will need to enable Secret Conversations in the Messenger app. To do this, go to: Profile tab Scroll down in the app and tap “Secret Conversations” option. Here, just activation transition.

2. When done, just tap on new message icon on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. On the next page, simply tap the icon in the top right; lock icon On Android and a “HiddenPress the ” button on iPhone.

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3. At that time, call person You want to have a private conversation with You can only have private conversations with people in your friend list.

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4. this Secret Conversation must begin and you can start sending text messages, images, stickers, emojis and location.

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unfortunately you negative Send videos, GIFs or make audio and video calls in Secret Conversations. Also, there is no way to have secret group chats as of now.

In Secret Conversations, you can also: set a timer on your messages. you can just hit timer icon and select the time ( 30 seconds a day) then you want the messages to self-destruct. For example, you set the timer to one minute, in which case the messages will be deleted from your device after one minute, while the timer will turn off after the recipient sees the message on their device.

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This feature includes end-to-end encryption, self-destructing messages, as well as hidden notificationsthis means that notifications for these messages come as “Someone has sent you a message”.

SEE ALSO: How to Turn Off Facebook Live Notifications

Send Self-Destructing Messages with Facebook Messenger’s Secret Conversations

That’s all when it comes to using Secret Conversations in Facebook Messenger, but we will update this post when Facebook brings new updates to this feature. So, try Secret Conversations in Messenger app and let us know how you like it. Mute the sound in the comments section below.