How To Appear Offline on Messenger App 2018

Victor Aaron June 23, 2018

The Facebook community has changed from been a fun chatting network to a platform of privacy where you determine when you want your business to be done. It is now a standard business platform. Many of us love chatting to our friends on Facebook and some may not like to chat sometimes.

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But when you are on your Android Mobile and as soon as you turn on your WiFi , chat heads open up with a bell sound you will definitely hate that cause you may not have interest in texting to the people who message you.One thing I personally hate with Facebook Android Messenger is when I’m busy in gaming I here my pals messaging who I really don’t want to reply at the moment.
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There are times you would want to hide your appearance on Facebook Messenger, maybe because you don't want someone to know that you are online or probably you want to chat with a particular person and you don't want to get disturbed by other chats. There are many reasons why you would want to appear offline on Facebook Messenger. Ofcourse it's very possible to appear offline on Messenger, and it's very simple to do. It's not as hard as you may have thought it would be.
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Below are the few easy steps to appear offline on Facebook messenger for Android. It won't take you up to 60 seconds to do.

HOW TO APPEAR OFFLINE ON FACEBOOK MESSENGER
  • Open Messenger.
  • Tap the Address Book icon. It’s at the bottom-right corner of the screen.




  • Tap Active. It’s at the top of the screen. Then wait for your contacts to load.



Toggle the switch beside your name to the Off position. The switch will turn gray, indicating that you no longer appear “online” to your Messenger contacts.
You may still get Chat Head messages if any of your friends messaged you, but he/she won't know you are online.
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It has since changed in IOS 11.2. The The address book has now became Games.

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You can change your status by tapping the icon on the upper left corner where your profile picture is.The new app has the offline button there.

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Tapping your profile picture and using that offline button doesnt work i tried it with my friend. By strictly not going onto messenger app just Facebook still said active then active X minutes ago.

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I think it says availability? if im not mistaken