This Person Is Unavailable on Messenger is mainly all about that you are blocked by someone or the other person has deactivated their account or they put some restrictions over there.
Messenger, was introduced by Facebook and has become popular with WhatsApp and Skype in recent years. Messenger is not hard to use with many features, but you may face some issues. Here we will discuss the problem we faced while sending the messages. When a messenger is sending a message to someone, you may see “This person is not available in Messenger”. As a result, you cannot send him a message.
What is This Person Is Unavailable on Messenger Error About
The error is mainly all about that you are blocked by someone, it is not only the single reason. Maybe the other person has deactivated their account or they put some restrictions over there. Maybe this error occurs because your internet gets interrupted. You get rid of this error in many ways. Itself Facebook has its service center; it guides you to solve these issues by itself.
Reason for this error:-
There are many reasons for this error some of them are: –
- Maybe this error happens because the user you are trying to find keeps his ID in the delete option and deletes the ID.
The issue “This person is not available in Messenger” appears when the user deletes his account. If the user decides to delete their account, the account remains a pending option in case the user changes their mind. If your account is about to be deleted, you will not be able to send messages to him/her or access their profile.
- Account disabled by Facebook authorities
Facebook may disable some accounts for security reasons. Or, if someone violates the rules and impersonates someone, Facebook deletes his account. If Facebook deletes your account, you will not be able to send messages to Facebook or access your Facebook profile.
- The user has disabled his account:
Users may disable their accounts for privacy reasons or simply because they want to leave the social networking site. If someone disables your account, it will no longer exist on Facebook. It means that you cannot send him a message. In this case, the problem occurs.
- One reason is that you are blocked by the person to which you try to send the message
If anyone blocks you on Facebook, then you will be unable to send messages to that person. Or if you block someone, then you will be unable to send messages to that person. In both conditions, you will be unable to message each other.
How to Solve “This Person Is Unavailable on Messenger”
Here are the solutions for this error:-
Update the Facebook Messenger app
A good thing to get started is to update the FB Messenger app. The latest app updates include various developer fixes that can automatically fix some of your previous problems with your app.
If this issue is fixed by an immediate update of the app, you can save a lot of time resolving this issue. For updating the messenger: –
Open App Store if you are ab iPhone user then open iOS. Check out Facebook Messenger for new updates. If you find it, be sure to install the update. After the update, the app cache and data will also be cleared. Also, grant all the permissions you need to run the Messenger app smoothly. This will help to solve your problem.
Check your internet connection
Do check your internet connection strength. Maybe the messenger does not get the necessary internet speed to run then it would be the reason. Then connect to the higher speed internet.
Try to send the message via Facebook Web
If the message “This person is not available in Messenger” is an application error or mobile storage-related issue, why not send a message to your conversation via Facebook Web? Try logging in to your account in your browser (preferably using your PC) and send a message to this person. Many claimed that they could send messages via Facebook Web, but not via Messenger. If it’s a mobile app bug, it can help you reach people on the Facebook web. So, after implying this you will be able to see the profile of the person you want.
Check your previous Facebook post in memories
When you check your previous posts from Facebook memories then you can also see likes and comments. From there you can see their profile and if you are able to open their profile then you are not blocked and the problem is solved.
Reach to Facebook team
It is possible that there are some glitches or bugs by which Facebook could not run properly, and maybe that’s the reason for your problem. The Facebook team tries its best to help you and give you the solution to the problem. You need to send a mail to [email protected]. This mail id is their support system.
After trying all the ways which are mentioned above then you would not face the problem of ‘this person is not available. And then you are able to see the profile of that person and also send and receive messages from them.
Frequently Asked Questions
What happens when someone blocks me?
If you are blocked by someone then you are unable to see his profile, either you can’t send and receive messages from that person, until and unless you are unblocked by that person.
What happens when you block someone on Facebook but not on messenger?
If you block someone on Facebook but not on messenger then you are not able to see his post and stories but can send messages on messenger.
What happens if I delete my account?
Your account will be deleted after a period time of 30 days because Facebook does not delete your account immediately.
Can I stop unknown people messaging me on messenger?
Yes, you can. Messenger provides you with privacy features by which you can restrict unknown persons from messaging you.