Messenger, as a part of Facebook’s large family, can sometimes have some issues for its users.Imagine you’re chatting with a friend when suddenly, you receive a message saying “This person is unavailable on Messenger”.What happened?
We will discuss possible solutions and expound on the facts in this article
What does “This person is unavailable to messenger” mean?
Messenger displays this message and blocks your ability to send messages.Although the server claimed that the person you were chatting with didn’t exist, this is false.This could occur if:
The recipient is blocking you
A friend may delete their Facebook or messenger account.
Facebook has disabled or removed the account
Your phone has a bug
Facebook When you get the “this person unavailable on messenger” error, it means that a user deleted a conversation.If this happens, you can still open Facebook and reply to the person, even if they have deleted the conversation.
How do I fix “This person cannot be reached by messenger?”?
This problem can be difficult to fix.Facebook is a complex application and the Facebook support team may not be able to help you. However, there are simple solutions that can solve the problem in almost 90% of cases.
Update your Facebook messenger app
First, make sure you check the Google Play Appstore for any updates.Sometimes, the problem can be easily fixed by installing the latest version.
Check your internet connectivity
Always check your internet status.Sometimes, the app is unable to run due to a weak signal.Sending a message to another person or opening a chat will allow you to see the same thing happen in that chat.Your internet connectivity should be sufficient to send a message.
Are you already blocked?
A message saying “This person is unavailable on Messenger” could also mean that the recipient has blocked or deleted the conversation.Facebook users have two options to block you: through Messenger or directly.
Messenger can block you from sending and receiving photos or posts from friends, but you cannot communicate with them on Messenger.You can still see your previous messages and texts if you’re blocked on Facebook.
A recipient is having problems with Facebook
Facebook may have made a particular account unavailable in some cases to indicate that it has deactivated or deleted the account.Facebook could have detected that the account was fraudulent and removed it from its database.
You need to determine whether an account has been deleted or active, regardless of the reason.This can be done by looking at your friends list and searching the user’s email or name.If the profile is still visible, it means that the account remains active.
Check your Facebook memories
Facebook Memory allows you to check the status of your account.This option allows you to see previous comments and likes.If the user name is clickable, or blue, it means that you have not been blocked by the user.If you cannot complete the entire process, you will be abandoned.
To verify the phone’s memory:
Open the Facebook app from your phone
Click on “Memories” in the search bar.
To test the memory of your computer:
Visit the Facebook site
Click on “See More” in the sidebar of the main page, under the “Explore” option.
Scroll down and click “Memories”.
Send messages using the web-based Facebook version
This bug seems to be permanent. Log in to your account to send a message to the person via the Facebook web version.This is something that many people do nowadays.
I hope you find this article helpful.It is strange and confusing to suddenly find out that a user is not available on messenger. You cannot do anything about it.