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How to unignore someone on Messenger?

Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms around at the moment, with Messenger still at the helm as long as messaging your friends is concerned. However, as your friend list grows, the number of spam or unwanted messages you get will increase. 

Messenger has countermeasures for this, including the ability to ‘ignore’ chats. In this article, we’re taking a look at how to unignore (and ignore) messages in Messenger.

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How to unignore messages on Messenger?

If you’d like to revert your changes and go back, here’s how you can do this. 

Unignore someone on Messenger app for Android or iOS

Here’s how you can unignore messages on the Messenger app.

How to unignore someone on Messenger?
  • Open the Messenger app and tap your profile picture in the top left. 
  • Tap on Message Requests.
How to unignore someone on Messenger?
  • Head over to the Spam section. 
  • Just send the contact you ignored a message to revert the change. 

Unignore someone on Messenger on PC

Step 1: Open Facebook on your PC and click the Messenger icon.

How to unignore someone on Messenger?

Step 2: Click the three horizontal dots next above the search bar and then click Message Requests. 

How to unignore someone on Messenger?

Step 3: Click See spam and send the contact you previously ignored a message. 

How to unignore someone on Messenger?

How to ignore messages on Messenger?

Before we start unignoring messages, let’s look at how to ignore messages first. 

Ignore someone on Messenger app for Android or iOS

If you’re using the Messenger app on your phone, follow these steps to ignore someone.

How to unignore someone on Messenger?
  • Open the Messenger app and tap and hold the chat you want to ignore.
  • Select the Ignore messages option in the pop-up menu. 

Ignore someone on Messenger on PC

If you’re using Messenger on your PC, follow these steps.

Step 1: Open Messenger in your browser and click on the three horizontal dots next to the chat you want to ignore. Click the Open in Messenger option.

How to unignore someone on Messenger?

Step 2: Once open in Messenger, click the Privacy and support tab followed by Ignore messages. 

How to unignore someone on Messenger?

Now you won’t get any notifications anytime these contacts message you.

Also read: Why is Facebook Messenger not sending messages?

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