How to officially ignore Messages on Facebook Messenger 2021

Last Updated on March 31, 2021

A lot of Facebook Messenger users have long awaited this feature – ignore messages on Facebook Messenger, some have also used some messenger tricks to achieve it.

ignore Messages on Facebook Messenger

On the other side, we have written some articles in regards to chats been ignored on Messenger like Reasons Why Facebook Messenger Chat Sent but not deliveredHow to ignore someone on Facebook without blockingHow to turn off Facebook Messenger online “active now” to offline and lots of them.

The good news today is that Facebook has officially added ignore messages on Facebook Messenger platform. You don’t need these tricks to ignore any chat from your Messenger contacts.

In this article, you will understand the answers to these questions below;

  1. What happens when you ignore messages on messenger?
  2. How do you know if someone is ignoring your messages on messenger?
  3. How do I undo ignore messages on messenger?
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  7. how do i undo ignore messages on messenger?
  8. am i being ignored on messenger?
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Note that ignoring conversation on Messenger will move the conversation to Message Request on Messenger. Although, your friend won’t know they have been added to message request.

Their chats becomes visible once they are accepted but won’t be marked delivered from their side. Any new messages will be marked ignored.


ignore Messages on Facebook Messenger
ignore Messages on Facebook Messenger / ChuksGuide
  1. Open Messenger.
  2. Open a chat to ignore
  3. Tap on the info icon beside Messenger call and video icons
  4. Scroll down to Ignore Messages, then tap on it
  5. Confirm the action to ignore conversation.
  6. The chat will immediately be moved to Messenger’s Message Request

You can alternatively do it this way;

  1. Open Messenger
  2. Don’t open the chat yet, then tap on the chat to ignore its messages
  3. Choose Ignore Messages
  4. Then confirm the option to move chat to Connection Requests
  5. Done.

We hope you find it useful. If this feature is not yet available on your version of Messenger, make sure you update to latest version.

7 replies on “How to officially ignore Messages on Facebook Messenger 2021”

What if we aren’t friends but have had a lot of conversations on messenger that used to be sent instantly, now they say not delivered for sometimes hours then say delivered but hasn’t been read? If you send another one later on it’ll say not delivered again.

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