It’s really fun to use Facebook Messenger to communicate with friends and loved ones. A number of interesting features bring all the needed spice to rev up the user-experience.

I have a lot of friends on Facebook Messenger. I keep in touch with them all and enjoy pulling their legs. There are some very close friends with whom I chat a lot. Thanks to “Secret Conversations”, I am able to provide the much-needed privacy and security to my messages.

What I really like about this feature is that it provides complete encryption to selected conversations. Better still, they are confined on a single device only. Would you like to know how it works? Let’s find out!

How to Use Facebook Messenger's Secret Conversation on iPhone and Android

How to Use Facebook Messenger’s Secret Conversation on iPhone and Android

The Secret Conversations feature is available on both Android and iOS devices.
It has to be manually enabled for each chat.

Step #1. Launch Messenger app on your smartphone.

Launch Messenger app on your smartphone

Step #2. Next, you have to select the user with whom you want to have Secret Conversation.

Select the user with whom you want to have Secret Conversation

Step #3. Now, you need to tap on the user name.

Tap on the user name

Step #4. Finally, you have to tap on Secret Conversation. Then, you need to tap on OK.

Tap on Secret Conversation. Then, you need to tap on OK

Check out the timer icon which is right next to the Secret Conversations option. You can set a timer to make the messages disappear.

Tap on timer icon to the Secret Conversations option. set a timer

That’s all there is to it! Now, go ahead and chat with your friends secretly.

Currently, this feature doesn’t support some features like sharing GIFs or videos. It restricts the dialogue exchange to just one device. As for instance, the conversation will not show up if you log into your account from another device. Moreover, the secret conversation with a user is shown differently.

In the wake of rampant cyber crime and hacking, Privacy is of utmost significance. Hence, it’s important to ensure your messages are thoroughly protected. It’s really great that Facebook has emphasized on providing the required protection to personal conversations.

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