Facebook's new encrypted messaging feature, Secret Conversations, is now live for everyone on Android and iOS.
Secret Conversations allows Messenger users to send end-to-end encrypted messages to their Facebook friends.Group conversations are not included in Secret Conversations.
How to use Secret Conversations
From the Messenger landing page, tap on your profile section, which is the person icon on the upper right of the screen. Scroll down until you see Secret Conversations and tap it. On the next screen, make sure the Secret Conversations slider is activated. Once it is, Secret Conversations are enabled for your device.After you send an encrypted message the person receiving it will have to agree to use the Secret Conversations feature. Once they do, they’ll see your message.
Secret Conversations work almost like regular Facebook messages but not quite. You can send text, emoji, stickers, and pictures; however, gifs, videos, voice calling, and payments are not supported.
Enabling Secret Conversations
Step1 :Go to your Facebook Messenger settings and scroll down until the “Secret Conversations” option appears. Select the option and enable it on the following screen.
Select someone from your friends list, go to the Options menu, and scroll down until you find the “Secret Conversations” option.
To delete messages automatically:Android:
- From Home, tap , and then tap Write Message.
- Tap in the top right.
- Select who you want to message.
- If you want, tap in the text box and set a timer to make the messages disappear.