After Snapchat, WhatsApp and Facebook also introduced the message disappearing feature in their apps. Message disappearing means the message will be removed once the receiver read the text or view the media. Credit goes to Snapchat as they were the first ones to bring one of the biggest privacy measures of this generation.
We already drafted the tutorial to send disappearing messages on WhatsApp few weeks ago. For now, we are demonstrating this tutorial on how can we send disappearing messages in Facebook Messenger. As the feature is new and is given in the recent update so, most of the Facebook Messenger users don’t know about the disappearing messages on Facebook Messenger.
How to send disappearing messages in Messenger?
Note: Facebook hasn’t implemented the disappearing messages feature in the normal conversation yet! Users can only use the disappearing messages on Messenger inside a secret conversation only. Here’s how to use the vanishing messages feature on Facebook messenger.
So, you need to turn on the secret conversation with the user whom you want to send disappearing messages in messenger.
Turn on Secret Conversation on Messenger
The procedure to turn on a secret conversation in Facebook messenger is the same for both iPhone and Android because the interface is the same.
1st step: Launch Messenger App on your Android phone or iPhone.
2nd step: Open the chat of the person to whom you want to send disappearing messages in Facebook Messenger.
3rd step: Tap on the profile icon of the receiver.
4th step: Tap on the Secret Conversation option.
Now you are ready to send any disappearing messages.
Directly Enable Secret conversation from Message Composer
You can also directly enable the secret conversation with any user from the message to compose the menu. That’s how you do it;
1st step: Open the Messenger App on your Phone.
2nd step: Tap on the compose option (pencil alike edit icon) on the top right.
3rd step: Lock the secret conversation icon and select the person to whom you want to send disappearing messages in FB messenger.
How to Send Disappearing Messages in Facebook Messenger
This is the procedure through which you can send disappearing messages to anyone on Messenger.
1st step: Launch messenger on your Android phone or iPhone.
2nd step: Make sure to enable the secret conversation with the user to whom, you want to send disappearing messages (Method is written above).
3rd step: In the secret conversation box, you will see a timer icon right on the left side of the message typing bar. Tap on the Timer icon set the time duration, and tap Ok/Apply. Send the message you want.
4th step: The user will receive the message with the timer. Once the timer ended the message you sent will get deleted automatically from the receiver’s end.