Hide or Deactivate Online Status for Facebook Messenger on Android
Edited by Jay, Eng, Maria
There are many instances when you may want to quickly check or respond to a specific message, without having to chat with anyone. With a healthy list of contacts, it's inevitable that some of them will be online, pretty much all the time. A good way around this, without of course having to explain to friends and family why you can't chat, is to hide or turn off your Facebook Messenger status. To demonstrate how to do this, we used a Samsung Galaxy S5.
Turn Online Status Off
Turn Online Status On
Follow the five steps above the next time you want to send or read a quick message but don't want to appear online. If you're short on time, or would rather not explain to your contacts why you're not available, turning your online status off is a great alternative.
Tips, Tricks and Warnings
- If you find yourself having to constantly hide your online status, it might be a good idea to explain to your friends why you're always showing as offline.
Categories : General Android Mobiles & Tablets
Recent edits by: Eng, Jay