How to Deactivate Facebook Messenger Account in Just 2 Minutes

How to Deactivate Facebook Messenger Account

Deactivating Facebook is considered as a big decision nowadays, but it’s also a fact that it doesn’t last long. Excessive use of social media affects our brain and becomes an addiction.

There comes a time when people even start comparing their lives with others. If you have also faced this situation and finally decided to deactivate your Facebook account, pat on your back from my side!

However, deactivating Facebook doesn’t mean your messenger will be automatically deactivated. You will still be able to receive messages and reply to them. Yes, Facebook doesn’t want you to leave at any cost. You have to go one step further and deactivate your messengers account separately.

Today, I will explain how you can deactivate Facebook messenger account easily so that you can finally attain Nirvana.

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Deactivate Facebook Messenger

1. First of all, Deactivate your Facebook account either from the website or app. If you have already deactivated, skip this step.

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2. Next, open Facebook messenger app, tap on your profile picture present at the top-left. Now scroll down and tap on Legal and Policies section.

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3. Finally, top on Deactivate Messenger option and that’s it. I can’t remember any app that has a deactivation option in the policies section. This also proves that Facebook doesn’t want us to stay away from their social networking platform.

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Here, you should know that your messages won’t be deleted on deactivating the Messenger. It just makes your account inactive so that you won’t be able to send or receive messages. When you feel your holidays are over and you want to come back to this world, just log in to your account and start using like before.

Also, remember if you will login into your Messenger, your Facebook account will also be activated. Yes, it’s strange but Facebook works in this way and we can’t do anything.

Subham Kapiswe

My world revolves around Technology. Being interested in smartphones and computers, the word technology has always fascinated me. I love to share my tech knowledge on my blog and YouTube channel. I am an Engineer by Education, an ambivert kind of a person, friendly in nature and an Optimist by choice.

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