Disable Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is the immediate messaging part of anybody's Facebook account however it's not something that every person suches as ... vice versa - Disable Facebook Messenger.

All of us have several kinds of communication clamoring for our interest-- phone calls, SMS/texts, e-mail to numerous accounts and also instantaneous messaging. Checking each of these can be a discomfort in the (you recognize where).

Facebook Messenger is one messaging service that you can do without. WhatsApp or Signal are far much better. To make things unfamiliar person, WhatsApp is also had by Facebook.

Disable Facebook Messenger

Ways to switch off Facebook Messenger?
You cannot.

Facebook's pompousness extends to making Messenger compulsory. If you have a Facebook account, you get Messenger whether you like it or otherwise.

There isn't also an 'Out of Office' or auto-reply function that you might make use of to point individuals to your favored contact technique.

It makes good sense from Facebook's perspective. They generate income when individuals get on the Facebook site. An alternative to disable or silence Messenger would imply less earnings for Facebook.

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

The human option

Before we consider the setups available, there's an easy, efficient way to quit individuals contacting you on Facebook Messenger.

Ignore it.

After a short time, calls will certainly get the message (no word play here intended) that you don't reply to Facebook Messenger and they'll try some other way to contact you.

The tech options

According to Facebook aid, open up the separate Messenger app and also touch the Active button to toggle on/off.

Messenger likewise shows up in the Facebook applications.


We have the Android app to hand so below's the steps to silence Messenger.

Faucet on the head/menu symbol at leading right after that the equipment symbol to reveal the Facebook chat option.

Faucet on the menu to toggle Facebook chat OFF.

Facebook then shows a prominent prompt to turn conversation back on-- ignore it.

As an extra preventative measure go to the apps primary Setups menu, Notifications and turn off any type of that you do not want.

The Notices change at top right is not an international toggle on/off. Instead it simply offers the selection to 'mute' notices for up to a day.

To absolutely stop alerts, deselect all the alternatives (Wall surface Blog posts etc) and, "for the more better assurance" likewise turn off the Vibrate, Phone LED and Seems alternatives.

Web Site

On the Facebook web site check out the bottom right edge for the chat bar as well as the Settings/ equipment symbol.

Faucet on the equipment symbol then choose 'Turn Off Chat' then choose whether to transform all chats off or just some.

Possibly likewise 'Turn off Video/Voice Calls'.