How to Delete Wave in Facebook Messenger?

Facebook comes up with regular updates to keep the social media users curious for each activity they do on wall or on messenger. It also removes some features during feature updates. There are a lot of features on Chat conversations that the Facebook user does.

Wave is one of the features used to be available till 2020. The moment you add a new request or accept a friend request, it used to show the Wave icon by default. For Active chats, the chat user could send a wave. But, now it is not available in the current version of Facebook messenger app (Android, iOS) and Web.

Waving at your friend in Facebook Messenger

In case the user has not updated an app in past one year, there are chances of this feature being show to the app user.

wave icon in Facebook messenger

Clicking the Wave icon next to the username is used to send a wave. 

Deleting Wave in Facebook Messenger

Once the receiver user gets the wave and he / she does not want to send it back again and remove, it is just a long press on the chat window where a Wave icon is shown. Remove is an option to be shown for deletion.

Deleting Wave icon in Facebook Messenger

Choosing Remove for Everyone will remove it for both users. Picking the Remove for You option will remove only for you. 


Facebook is overloaded with features and updates it is releasing often. Facebook users also are making themselves well aware of how to use new gestures while using the messenger app.

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