Messaging applications such as Messenger and Facebook have become important tools in the lives of many of us, as we use them in chatting and sending files even at work as a quick way to communicate either with clients or even with coworkers, but since the chat history of these applications is often full of information and conversations, therefore The ability to search or find old information in one of the conversations will take a long time, and below we show how to search for something specific on the Messenger and WhatsApp application as follows:
Search on WhatsApp:
By using the lens icon from the main WhatsApp interface, you can type anything to search for and show results matching what you wrote in all conversations, but it is easier to search for information within a specific conversation by heading to that conversation and then pressing the three-dot icon at the top of the screen, then Search option and write any word you want to be searched for and show results only from within that conversation.
Search for files within a specific conversation – WhatsApp
A specific file can be found within a conversation, by going to the conversation that you want to search for the file inside, then clicking on the three-dot icon at the top of the screen, then the option More, then “Media, Docs and links” and you will find a list of all the files that were sent or received within that conversation. It is arranged in an organized manner for easy access.
Search on Messenger
Similar to WhatsApp, Messenger can be searched for anything you want and it will be searched for within all conversations, but in order to search for specific information within a specific conversation in Messenger, you must first go to the conversation that you want to search inside and then by clicking on the information mark icon at the top of the screen The conversation, then by clicking on the next screen on the “Search in conversation” option, and you will find a window to type the text you want to search for, then click on Search, and you will find that all the matching results appear from within that conversation only.
Search for files within a specific conversation – Messenger
Messenger does not provide many search options, which means that there is no direct option to search for files within the application or its web interface, but files attached to a conversation can be seen by heading to that conversation and then clicking on the information sign icon at the top of the conversation screen and then from During the next screen, you can view the image and video files within that conversation through the “View Photos & Videos” option, which in turn will display all the photos and files that were sent or received within that conversation.