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How To See Unsent Messages On Messenger

Your Quick Answer:

Messages can be unsent by the sender on Messenger but there’s no way you can directly read an unsent message.

read an unsent message

If the receiver has turned on email notifications for messages, every time an incoming message is delivered, the receiver would get email notifications, from where the incoming messages can be read even if they’re later deleted by the sender.

You can also use different third-party applications like Notisave, FilterBox, and Notification History Log. These are the apps that record, manage and save every notification that you receive on your phone so that you don’t miss them to see them later.

As soon as a new message enters your Messenger, these notification manager apps record and save the message from the notification bar. Therefore, even if the message is deleted from Messenger, later on, it remains saved in these notification manager apps from where you can read it.

How To See Unsent Messages On Messenger:

You can try the following methods below to see unsent messages:

1. Using Notisave App

Notisave is an app that checks and saves all the notifications that you receive on your devices. Therefore, if you miss any notification, you will be able to see and read it from inside the Notisave app.

🔴 Steps To Use:

Step 1: First of all, install the Notisave app from Google Play Store and then open it.

Notisave google store

Step 2: Now, grant the app permission to access your notifications.

Step 3: Once any notification is received on your phone, it will be immediately saved by the Notisave app so that you can view it by opening the app.

Step 4: On the main interface of Notisave, you’ll be able to see two different sections. One is Unread and another is Saved.

another is Saved

You can read all the unread notifications from the Unread section. You need to scroll and check for the saved notifications of Messenger and open it to read the deleted messages.

2. Using Notification History Log

Another application that you can use is the Notification History Log which helps you keep track of all your notifications. It autosaves all the incoming notifications of every app.

It has some advanced features to offer its users so that they don’t miss out on any important notifications or messages.

🔴 Steps To Use:

Step 1: You need first to install the app from Google Play Store and open it.

Step 2: You need to click on Enable Permission and grant access to the app.

 click on Enable Permission

Step 3: Click on Continue.

Click on Continue

Step 4: The app will start to operate on your device and track all your notifications.

Step 5: You can click on Advanced History.

click on Advanced History

On the Advanced History page, you’ll find all your notifications displayed. You need to look for Messenger and then click on it to read the messages that the sender has removed.

3. Check the Drafts Folder

You just typed and left your message then check the drafts on the chat in Messenger to find those unsent messages.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open Facebook Messenger.

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Step 2: From the Chats, choose someone’s chat and open it.

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Step 3: Upon opening the chat you will see the unsent message still stays there.

4. Search for Specific Keywords

If you are looking for someone’s chat on the whole list, you can search for those people to find unsent messages within your conversations.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open Facebook Messenger.

Step 2: Click on the Search bar at the top.


Step 3: Type in keywords related to the chat or message.

Step 4: Now, find what you are looking for.

5. Filter Conversations by Date

You can use the filter to find unsent messages by looking through conversations within a specific date range.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: First of all, open Facebook Messenger.

Step 2: Click on the Chats tab.

Step 3: Now, click on the three dots (More Options) and select “Filter By Date.”

Filter Conversations by Date

Step 4: Finally, choose the date range and look for the unsent message in the filtered conversations.

6. Check Archived Conversations

You might have archived some of the conversations that were left unsent. Now, look through your archived conversations to find unsent messages.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: First, open Facebook Messenger.

Step 2: Next, click on your profile picture and select “Archived Chats”.

Check Archived Conversations

Step 3: After that, browse through the archived conversations.

Step 4: Now, find any unsent messages in the conversations.

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