How to log out of Facebook Messenger app

log out of Facebook Messenger app

Facebook’s chat feature is now a separate service Messenger. Facebook has also removed chat option from the app and it forces people to install Messenger app. If you use Messenger app, you will surely wonder why there is no logout option in the app. Yes, Just like the Facebook app, Messenger also lacks log out option. But, you can still log out of messenger with a trick. In this article, we will show you how to log out of Messenger of Android or iOS.

How to log out of Facebook Messenger on Android

If you are using Android device, follow these steps.

Open Settings app. Scroll down to look for “Apps” option and tap on it. In the list of installed apps, look for Messenger app and tap on it. Here, select Storage and then tap on clear data.

log out of Facebook Messenger on Android

Finally, you have logged out of Messenger. If you logged in to the Facebook app and tap on Messenger icon, it will instantly start a new Messenger session with your account open on it. If you are not using Facebook app, you will have to log in again to start using Messenger app.

How to log out of Facebook Messenger on iOS

If you are using iPhone, these steps are for you. First, open “Account Settings” and go to “Security and login“. Here look for “Where you’re logged in” section. In this section, look for Messenger session and tap on three vertical dot icon in front of it. In the new menu, tap on Log out option.

log out of Facebook Messenger on iOS

This workaround will help you in logging out of Messenger. Try if you want to log out of Messenger.

What do you think of Facebook’s decision to make Messenger separate app with no option to log out? Let us know your views in the comments below.

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Deepanker Verma is the founder of Techlomedia. He is a tech blogger, developer and gadget freak.

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