Why can’t I see my incoming messages on Facebook?
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When I log in to Facebook and click the Messages icon, I can not view my recent messages. There is no Sent page, instead Facebook displays and Archive page. I can not view the recent messages my friend sent.

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  • Spamme

    Relax everyone this is just FB doing something stupid to make your experience better...again. About 4 days ago FB started acting erratically. Viewing and sending messages stopped working in Firefox but not IE. I did all the usually things to resolve it, but nothing worked. This is a work around for now that appears to work for me, until FB can figure it out. After being logged in, use this URL and you should be able to use messages again....remember this is not a fix, just a work around.


  • sabrina

    I am having a similar problem. However, normal pc facebook works fine and mobile is having some issues. I am able to see messages in my inbox and click on them to open them, but when I scroll over the box at the bottom to write a reply, it will not recognize what I type and, as a result, I cannot reply to any messages.

    • Susendeep Dutta

      Are you accessing Facebook in mobile using its mobile site or using any app?If using app,then try using Facebook's java app or using smartphone the use appropriate app for your OS.This might solve your problem.

      If using browser then try clearing cache,history and then access Facebook.

  • Hayoota Majnoona

    Wht Cant I See My Messages On Facebook ?

  • jannat

    i cannot chat in facebook and my message box cannot be opened in pc and through cell phone.

    • Susendeep Dutta

      I think that you need to delete browser history.cache and keep all of your plugins updated.Chat needs some plugins to work.Also,make sure that you're using modern and updated browser.

  • Linda Lathrop

    I can't view my messages on Facebook!

  • Silvia Dalponte

    ´por que no puedo abrir de facebook en la bandeja de entrada abrir y leer los mensajes de cha¨? hay alguna forma de abrirlos facíl?

  • Downy

    try this plz
       log out and then log in again and close ur eyes and then pray from ALLAH that plz make this happen, plz plz plz and then open ur eyes but this will happen only if u will trust ALLAH

  • Madara Madlangsakay

    i can"t see my reply from my  friends too please help me and add me into friends my name is madara madlangsakay

  • Kenneth Abbott25

    Why can’t I see my incoming messages on Facebook?

  • Luzviminda_acocoro

    i cannot open my profile, notifications, and incoming messages in facebook.

    • Jay

      The site was under maintenance yesterday, that's lots of profiles were not available.But if your profile is still unavailable, you can not do much about this, just wait, or try some suggestions from my first comment.

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