Log Off Facebook Messenger

Log Off Facebook Messenger - The brand-new Facebook Messenger app that was launched couple of months back lacks the crucial Logout choice. Because of this, iOS, Android, and Windows Phone users are not able to log out of the new Facebook Messenger app on smartphones. It's quite odd regarding why Facebook removed the 'Logout' alternative or possibly they do not desire users to stop utilizing their Messenger.

Log Off Facebook Messenger


Well, it's not possible to sign out from within the Messenger but there is a simple workaround to do so if you're utilizing an Android gadget. iPhone, iPad and WP users can likewise logout without uninstalling the app but that requires using Facebook's web interface, either from your mobile browser or desktop. Though, this isn't really a user friendly way but will do the required job.

Logout from Messenger on Android

Go to phone Settings > Applications and open the Messenger app. Click the 'Clear information' alternative and now open Messenger. You'll now able to log into Messenger utilizing a different Facebook account. Keep in mind: If you've Facebook app installed and you're singed into it then Messenger will still reveal your formerly connected account that can be set up right now.

To check in utilizing a various ID, just click on the 'Switch Account' choice. In case you wish to unlink your earlier account from Messenger, just logout from Facebook app.

Keep in mind: Clearing information will remove the app settings and all your messenger data (saved in your area) such as photos. Nevertheless, the messages and photos will be synced again with your account. Follow the below alternate procedure instead, if you do not want the data to be wiped off.

Logout from Facebook App/ Messenger App on iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Desktop (Recommended Technique).

This is a very useful way to from another location logout from Facebook from any or all of the devices to which your Facebook account is related to. It comes genuine handy in case you loose access to a specific device and want to prevent unauthorised access to your account. The benefit of this workaround is that it does not wipes your local Messenger information and works with all major mobile OS like iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch), Android and Windows Phone.

To do so, log into your Facebook account from your desktop web browser or use Chrome browser to log into facebook.com on your smart device and go with desktop variation of the site. In Facebook, browse to Settings > Security and click on "Where You're Visited" choice.


Here you can see all your Facebook active sessions in addition to details like Device type. Select the Messenger one and click on "End activity". Now open Messenger on your phone and it'll immediately log off (wait for a brief while and make sure you're connected to Web.).

Dear Facebook, please don't irritate users by pulling off basic functionality. Take that! And one more thing please don’t forget to share this awesome trick to use the Log Off Facebook Messenger with your friends.