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I restarted my phone and when I opened my Messages app all my conversations were gone. Tried restarting the app and then my phone again. They're all gone... not good
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Nathan- Welcome to the Messages Help Community. Well that's a nasty problem isn't it. What kind of device do you have? Also have you tried the 3 dots menu in the upper right to see if you are signed in or your messages went to archive?

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Hello WW, this happened to me as well. I was unable to locate any optioned titled archive from the 3 dot menu inside of Google Messages app. What to do?
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All my messages were deleted today. Has anyone found out why this happens?
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All my messages seem to have disappeared ever since my phone automatically updated to Android Pie yesterday. Can't seem to find any help or reason why they would have disappeared. Very annoyed!
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Same issue. Tried everything but nothing come back. Only restart of the phone cause this. Huawei p20 pro.
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I need my text messages back
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My Messages app also just deleted all my messages. I just opened it up to respond to a message and noticed that there was only one left (the new one). There are no messages in the archives. I'm running a Pixel 2XL.
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Same issue just happened to me today. It's definitely a Messages bug as all the texts are still there when I use Textra instead.
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All of my messages disappeared this morning! The only ones left are messages from 2 years ago (!) that were on my previous phone (nexus 5x), everything since jan 2018 has vanished. What the hell Google? Back up shows its up to date too, did you guys update something today?
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The same thing happened to me a couple days ago. It started out with this glitch: texts from other people who I already had conversations with started appearing in separate chats, like they were texting from a different phone number (even though they weren't). Then the next day, I wake up to every message being completely deleted. Months of fun and meaningful conversations gone without warning. I think it was after I updated the messages app. I'm hesitant to continue using Google apps after this. It's very upsetting that my messages were deleted, but I don't know what I'd do it something like this happened to my photos and downloads. I really hope there's a way to recover our messages.
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