How To Add Yourself Back To A Group Chat?

By Rakib Sarwar Written by Rakib Sarwar
Updated on April 3, 2022

For a lot of people, group chats are a source of fun and laughter. For me, it’s an easy way to keep up with family members or friends from far away who I might not see every day. But what happens when you need to take a break from the group chat? How do you get yourself back in? Well, here’s how!

Luckily, there are some easy fixes that will allow you to add yourself back into your group chat!

How to add yourself back to a group chat

Can You Add Yourself Back To A Group Chat?

Yes, there are some ways to do this. We’ll explain the easiest method. You will just need the group’s link and your phone number if it isn’t linked already with that chat.

How To Add Yourself Back To A Group Chat On iOS 14?

In IOS 14 when you delete a group from a group chat the members of that group are removed from your chat list. You can add yourself back to that group by following these steps:

Step 1:  Open the iMessage of the group chat to which you wish to be added back.

Step 2: Click on “Details” at the top right corner, then select the person whose number you want to add from your contacts list.

Step 3: Click “Add Contact”.

How To Add Yourself Back To A Group Chat On iMessage?

How to add yourself back to a group chat

When you leave the group chat on iMessage you automatically remove yourself with the last person to send a message at that time. The following is a detailed guide on how to remove yourself from an iMessage group chat and then add yourself back into the same group chat:

Step 1: Go to your iPhone’s Home screen and launch the Messages app.

Step 2: Select a conversation from the list of conversations. It can be a group or an individual chat. If it is a group chat, select the “Details” button on the top right corner of your screen which will expand the conversation window with all participants in the chat listed on the left pane.

Step 3: Select the number of the person you wish to add to your chat and tap on the “Add Contact” button at the right bottom corner.

Step4: Your contact list will be displayed, search for or scroll down to find your contact and select it to add him/her back in your group chat.

How To Add Yourself Back To A Group Chat On Facebook Messenger?

When you get removed from a group chat on Facebook Messenger, it is because of some reasons such as spamming or any other reason which we don’t know. If your name is no longer in the group’s chat list, then you will have to re-add yourself to that particular group chat by following some steps: 

Step 1: Open the Facebook Messenger app.

Step 2: Search for the person you want to add to your group chat and right-click on their name to open up a list of options.

Step 3: Select “Add contact” from this list.

Step 4: You will see all your contacts listed below to select the one you wish to add back into your 

Second Method:

The second method is quite easy as well and does not require any of your efforts. 

Step 1: Open the Facebook Messenger app on your device.

Step 2: Go to the Group that you were removed from.

Step 3: If you were removed from the Group, you will see a button that says “Reclaim Missing Members” highlighted in blue. Press it to continue.

Step 4: You will be notified that members are missing or someone has left the group and there is no one to manage this conversation.

Step 5: Facebook will ask you if you want to join the group again. Select “Yes” to continue.

Step 6: The member will be added back into your group chat list and they will also get a notification that you wish to add them back. If they choose to decline, then this method does not work!

If you still can’t find your way back into a group chat, try these tips. 

First, be sure that the person who removed you from the group really did so. If they didn’t then it’s possible someone else was able to remove you without their knowledge or permission. 

Second, if you are on an iOS device and have tried everything listed above with no success, try changing your status in Facebook Messenger by selecting “Available” instead of “Do not disturb.” This may cause your friends to see what happened and get them thinking about how to fix this for both parties involved!

So these are the methods you can use to add yourself back into a group chat that you have been removed from for some reason. All of them are easy and do not require any complex effort on your part. 

If you think there is a different and better way to add yourself back into a group chat, then make sure you let us know in the comments section!