Uncle Mark and the Facebook team decided sometime ago to make FB Messenger its own standalone app. Facebook Messenger doesn’t have a log out button like its predecessor Facebook app though,
which can be annoying to deal with for a number of users. In this HowTo9ja DIY, we’ll show you how to log out of Messenger on Android and iOS from your phone or PC.
How To Sign Out Of Messenger.
There are two main methods of logging out of Facebook Messenger on your Android device, the are
- Clear Messenger’s app data in your device Settings.
- Log out of the Messenger session from your Facebook app.
How To Clear Messenger app data in Settings
To log out of Facebook Messenger app using this method, you need to first navigate to your android setting page.
Step 1: Close the app if it is open, and get rid of it from your recent apps list, otherwise this trick won’t work.
Step 2: In your phone’s Settings, scroll down to the ‘Apps‘ or Application Manager, and keep scrolling until you find ‘Messenger‘ if your apps are arranged orderly it should be in the ‘M‘ section
Step 3: Tap on this, locate Storage.
Step 4: After opening Storage, select Clear data.
Step 5: Now when you go back to tap on Messenger in your app drawer, you should see that it won’t log you in automatically.
Note: This is an unpolished method because after clearing the app’s cache it makes the app to be as new as a fresh installation, i.e it wouldn’t have a history of your login details.
How To Log Out From Messenger using The App
If you’ve got FB Messenger on your phone, chances are good that you’ve got the Facebook app as well. From the Android Facebook app,
Step 1: Open your official Facebook Application
Step 2: Tap the More button on the top right (which should appear as three horizontal lines).
Step 3: Go to Settings and Privacy
Step 4: Go to Settings(There you should see Account settings and Security)
Step 5: Scroll down to Security and select Security and login. You’ll see a section called Where you’re logged in, then just select the Messenger session and tap Log Out.
How To log out of messenger on iPhone
Step 1. Open your Facebook app (not Messenger, but the Facebook iOS app itself)
Step 2: Tap the More button on the bottom right.
Step 3. Scroll down to Settings, tap Account Settings, then Security. In the Security menu, go to Where you’re logged in. Once you open it, you can manage all your Facebook account’s active sessions across any device, app or browser.
Step 4. Then just close the session listed as “Facebook Messenger on iOS 10” or whichever version iOS version your iPhone runs on.
The next time you open Messenger, you’ll be logged out and prompted to log back in with the same account as before, or you can choose to switch accounts at that point.
How To Log Out From Messenger App On PC/WEBSITE
Step 1.Go to Facebook.com, then select Settings from the drop-down menu on the top right.
Step 2. Go to Security and Login, then find the section called Where You’re Logged In.
Step 3. Find the Messenger session you’d like to log out of, click the three dots on the right, then click Log Out.
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