Turn Off Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is the instant messaging part of anybody's Facebook account but it's not something that everybody likes ... far from it - Turn Off Facebook Messenger.

We all have several kinds of communication clamoring for our focus-- call, SMS/texts, e-mail to numerous accounts as well as immediate messaging. Inspecting each of these can be a pain in the (you understand where).

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

Turn Off Facebook Messenger

How you can shut off Facebook Messenger?
You can't.

Facebook's arrogance includes making Messenger compulsory. If you have a Facebook account, you obtain Messenger whether you like it or otherwise.

There isn't also an 'Out of Office' or auto-reply feature that you could make use of to aim people to your preferred get in touch with approach.

It makes sense from Facebook's perspective. They generate income when people are on the Facebook website. A choice to disable or mute Messenger would certainly indicate much less income for Facebook.

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

The human option

Prior to we check out the setups readily available, there's a basic, reliable method to quit individuals contacting you on Facebook Messenger.

Ignore it.

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

The tech options

According to Facebook aid, open up the different Messenger application as well as touch the Active button to toggle on/off.

Messenger additionally appears in the Facebook applications.


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

Faucet on the head/menu icon at leading right after that the equipment icon to disclose the Facebook chat choice.

Tap on the menu to toggle Facebook chat OFF.

Facebook after that reveals a popular timely to turn conversation back on-- ignore it.

As an additional safety measure go to the applications main Setups menu, Notifications as well as turn off any that you do not want.

The Alerts change at leading right is not a global toggle on/off. Instead it just offers the choice to 'mute' notifications for as much as a day.

To completely stop notifications, deselect all the alternatives (Wall Articles etc) as well as, "for the more better assurance" additionally switch off the Vibrate, Phone LED and also Seems choices.


On the Facebook web site look at the bottom right corner for the chat bar and the Settings/ equipment icon.

Tap on the gear icon then select 'Turn Off Chat' then select whether to transform all chats off or just some.

Maybe additionally 'Turn off Video/Voice Calls'.