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Did You Know There Are Facebook Messages You Aren’t Seeing?

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In the past, Facebook had an “Inbox” and an “Other” section in your messages.

They got rid of that, so I thought that was that.

Until I just saw an article on called People Are Horrified That Facebook’s Hidden Inbox Is Hiding Incredibly Important Messages.

I didn’t even read the article. I just got on Facebook and clicked around. They were right!

I found four important messages from people who sent me a message months ago and I didn’t even know it!

Here’s how I found them…

How to Find Your Missing Facebook Messages – Laptop Instructions

  • I clicked on “Messages.”
  • I then clicked on “More” at the top right. It gave me a drop-down of choices: Unread, Filtered, and Archived.
  • I clicked on “Filtered” and there were my messages!

How to Find Your Missing Facebook Messages – Mobile Instructions

  • Go to “Settings”
  • Then choose “people.”
  • And finally “filtered messages”
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