Deactivate Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is the instant messaging part of anybody's Facebook account yet it's not something that every person likes ... far from it - Deactivate Facebook Messenger.

All of us have lots of forms of communication clamoring for our interest-- call, SMS/texts, email to numerous accounts and also instantaneous messaging. Inspecting each of these can be a discomfort in the (you know where).

Facebook Messenger is one messaging service that you can do without. WhatsApp or Signal are much much better. To earn points stranger, WhatsApp is likewise owned by Facebook.

Deactivate Facebook Messenger

How to shut off Facebook Messenger?
You can not.

Facebook's arrogance encompasses making Messenger compulsory. If you have a Facebook account, you obtain Messenger whether you like it or not.

There isn't really also an 'Out of Office' or auto-reply feature that you could make use of to aim people to your recommended call method.

It makes good sense from Facebook's viewpoint. They earn money when people are on the Facebook site. An option to disable or silence Messenger would indicate less earnings for Facebook.

Your only choice is attempting to abate the Messenger problem so it does not intrude.

The human option

Before we look at the settings available, there's an easy, effective means to quit people contacting you on Facebook Messenger.

Ignore it.

After a short time, get in touches with will get the message (no pun intended) that you do not react to Facebook Messenger as well as they'll attempt some other means to contact you.

The tech options

Inning accordance with Facebook aid, open up the separate Messenger application and also touch the Energetic switch to toggle on/off.

Messenger likewise shows up in the Facebook applications.


We have the Android application to hand so right here's the actions to silence Messenger.

Tap on the head/menu icon at top right then the equipment icon to disclose the Facebook chat option.

Tap on the menu to toggle Facebook chat OFF.

Facebook then reveals a prominent prompt to transform conversation back on-- ignore it.

As an extra precaution go to the apps main Settings menu, Notifications as well as turn off any that you do not want.

The Notifications change at top right is not an international toggle on/off. Instead it just gives the choice to 'mute' alerts for approximately a day.

To absolutely quit notices, deselect all the choices (Wall surface Blog posts etc) and also, "for the more better assurance" likewise switch off the Vibrate, Phone LED as well as Seems options.

Internet site

On the Facebook website take a look at the bottom ideal edge for the conversation bar as well as the Settings/ gear icon.

Faucet on the equipment icon then choose 'Turn Off Chat' after that choose whether to turn all talks off or just some.

Possibly likewise 'Turn off Video/Voice Calls'.