How to Undo or Remove Reactions on Messenger

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Reactions on Facebook Messenger is an interesting way to react to someone’s message. Though while doing so to a message you don’t actually need to type words. Because these simple reactions on Messenger explain everything in no time.

However, sometime you may send a reaction by mistake and wanna unsent or remove it. Then you may think of how to delete a reaction? Can you really get rid of your reaction? OK, you did it, what happens then? Don’t worry, you can do anything on Messenger. Here, I will show you everything in terms of removing your sent emoji on Facebook Messenger.

Reactions on Facebook Messenger

Message Reactions on Facebook Messenger are a unique way of showing your first impression, expressions, acknowledgment to message, or media in a chat. Thus the other person will know how you feel about that message in no time. It’s a perfect way of expressing your inner feeling, which you cannot write in words.

Let’s say someone sends you a pretty animal photo, can simply tap and hold and react on that with a heart. As there are different types of reactions on Facebook Messenger e.g love, smile, angry, sad, hate, yes and no, wow, and hundreds of more are there.

Remove Reactions on Messenger app

Removing reaction on Facebook Messenger as easy as you sent one. Well, you just need to find the message (in a conversation) you have reacted to. Then follow these simple steps:

  1. Open Messenger.
  2. Go the conversation.
  3. Then Message or media you have reacted to.
  4. Tap and hold the message, then select the same reaction again.
  5. This will undo the reaction.
How to Remove Reactions on Messenger app
Remove Reactions on the Messenger app

In short, get into a chat then navigate to that message you have reacted to. Then tap and hold that message and you will see the list of emoji or reaction. Select the one you have select before and this will undo, remove that reaction from the message. Instead of doing you can also another one for that message. Anyways, this is exactly how you can do it.

Delete Reactions on Messenger on PC

Deleting reactions on Messenger using a PC is easy too. Most of the people use Messenger.com on their PC and chat with their loved ones. However, if you have done a mistake of sending an unusual emoji reaction to a message using your PC. You can undo it by following these steps:

  1. Visit Messenger.com on your PC.
  2. Open chat or find the message you have reacted to.
  3. Then hover over that message and click the Reaction icon.
  4. Click the same reaction emoji from the list to undo it.
Undo Reactions on Messenger on PC
Undo Reactions on Messenger on PC

This way on Messenger dot com using your PC, you will undo that reaction emoji in no time. However, If you don’t wanna undo it, then hover over that message, click the Reaction again and select another one instead of that. This way you won’t need to get rid of it but to change it for the good.

Undo Reactions on Facebook on PC

If you are using the latest design on Facebook on your Pc. You can undo you sent reaction by following these simple steps:

  1. Go facebook.com.
  2. Click on the Messenger icon at the top.
  3. Open a Chat and Hover on the message you have reacted to.
  4. Click the Reaction icon the click the same type of reaction/emoji.
  5. This will undo the reaction.
Undo Reactions on Facebook on PC
Undo Reactions on Facebook on PC

Moreover, you can switch back to the class version on Facebook and do the same if you want. Thus this is the same way for doing so. Just follow the above steps and you are good to go. Again let me tell you that, just hover on that message, click reaction then click that emoji you have selected before.

How to Unreact a Message in Messenger

It’s simple to unreact any message in a conversation on Messenger. All you need is to find a message in a conversation you have reacted to. Then tap and hold and select the same emoji or reaction to delete/undo it.

Sometimes it happens that you have accidentally reacted to media or message in a convo. But thankfully Message allows you to undo it in no time. But the fact is there is no clear option when a person taps and holds that message again for removing it. Thus the trick is you will need to tap that same type of emoji you have already reacted with. Read also: Delete Contacts in Messenger.

FAQs on Undoing Reaction on Facebook Messenger

Lots of people asking me different questions in terms of removing or deleting reactions from Facebook Messenger. Thus I will answer those majority of questions below in the article. However, let get started…

Does deleting a reaction remove it from another person’s account as well?

Yes, when you delete or undo a reaction in Facebook Messenger. It will disappear from everyone’s account or chat in no time. There is only one condition if the other person does not have an internet connection at the moment. Then he/she may still see your reaction. But as soon as he/she connect their phone to the internet. Then your reaction will be deleted from their account before they notice it.

Will the other person get a notification if I delete a reaction?

No, the other won’t get any notification when delete or remove a reaction. There is one thing you need to keep in mind, look the message read receipt. If you have got the read receipt for your message you have reacted to. Then you delete that reaction, the person will then know that you remove that reaction. Other than that there is no such way the other person will get a notification on the removal of your reactions on Messenger.

If You unreact to message on Messenger does the other person know?

Yes, if the other person has already read your message and saw the reaction. Then you remove it, the person will know. However, if the other person still did not read your message and you undo the reaction, the other person won’t know. However, removing it delete the reaction from everyone’s account, yours, and the other person too. Read more: Go Invisible or Offline on Facebook and Messenger

Why can’t I react to messages in Messenger?

There could be multiple reasons you can not react to the message in your Messenger app. The first reason is your Messenger application is not up to date. So updating the Messenger application will fix the problem. If the problem still exists then try clearing your phone’s cache and data. However, you can uninstall then re-install the application, don’t forget to get the latest one from the App Store or Play Store.

How do you do the heart reaction on messenger?

The heart reaction is only available in the latest version of Facebook Messenger. To do the hear reaction on Facebook Messenger, update your application. The tap and hold any message you wanna react to with a heart reaction and select heart one from the list. This way you can do the heart react on your Messenger app.

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