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Just panicking a bit - FB Messenger security on an iPhone?

(7 Posts)
Sprog19 Mon 20-Feb-17 20:02:05

Can someone reassure me that there's no way someone else can access my private messages on FB Messenger?

AlexanderHamilton Mon 20-Feb-17 20:05:08

Depends if you've ever given anyone else your password or logged in on another device.

Also the person you have sent a private message to could send it to someone else.

Sprog19 Mon 20-Feb-17 20:07:36

No never given out my password or logged in on another device.

AliceThrewTheFookingGlass Mon 20-Feb-17 20:18:20

Not without your email address and password.

There's a 'security check up' option in Facebook settings that will show you any devices that have used your account recently. You could check that If you're worried.

Sprog19 Mon 20-Feb-17 20:33:32

Why would having my email address give access to FB messenger?

AlexanderHamilton Mon 20-Feb-17 20:40:39

Becsuse you log in using your email address & Facebook password.

Sprog19 Mon 20-Feb-17 21:29:13

Oh yes of course!

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