Edit a message on Messenger

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You can edit a message you sent in a chat on Messenger for up to 15 minutes after you send it. After 15 minutes have passed, you can still unsend the message.

Edit a message on Messenger

Editing is not currently available for end-to-end encrypted messages on messenger.com. To edit an end-to-end encrypted message, use the Messenger or Facebook mobile app.
From messenger.com
  1. Hover over the message you want to edit.
  2. Click .
  3. Click Edit.
  4. Update your message in the text box, then click .
  5. Your edited message will replace your original message in the chat.


  • Others in the chat can tap or click an edited message to see edit history.
  • If somebody reports an edited message, the edit history will be shown in the report.
  • Each message you send can be edited up to 5 times.

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