I can’t reply to messages on Messenger

If you’re having trouble replying to messages on Messenger, we recommend trying these solutions.
Troubleshooting tips
  • Update your Messenger app to the latest version.
  • Connect to a reliable Wi-Fi network.
  • Make sure your device has enough storage.
  • Close your Messenger app and restart your device.
  • Make sure the person you’re replying to hasn’t deactivated or deleted their account.
  • Make sure you haven’t blocked the person you’re replying to and they haven’t blocked you.
  • If you’re replying to a group chat, make sure the other members haven’t left the conversation.
Note: Messages that go against our Community Standards may cause your account to be temporarily restricted and prevent you from replying.
If you’re still having trouble after trying these troubleshooting tips, you can report it. Learn how to report a problem on Messenger.
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