Logout from Facebook Messenger iPhone

You might have seen that there is no option to logout from facebook messenger iPhone app. The new facebook is designed in a way that the main facebook app neither supports sending of messages nor receiving, although the app shows that the user is online but unless you have messenger app, you can’t send or recieve messages.

There is no way around unless you install the facebook messenger iPhone app. And once you get the messenger app, you will notice there is no option to logout from facebook messenger app. To get over this issue people are using third party Facebook apps, those apps are user friendly unlike the official apps of facebook.

Logout from Facebook Messenger iPhone App [Guide]:

Well, if you ask me how I found this trick, so I was looking for a way to logout from facebook messenger iphone app to appear offline. There are times, when you don’t want people to bug you. Although messenger app has an option to disable chat option, but it doesnot works efficiently. Even if you disable the option, you can still be seen active on facebook and that is really annoying.

Now moving on the the trick that will allow you to logout from facebook messenger iphone app.

Following are the steps to logout from facebook messenger iPhone along with screenshots for your better understanding:

  • First of all, open your facebook app (not the messenger app).¬†Now tap on more or in some versions there are just 3 horizontal lines, it’s present on the bottom right corner of your screen.


  • Now tap on¬†Settings, you will see a pop up that will have 3 options. Select “Account Settings”.
  • Now selectSecurity Settings”.12633176_10208825907474555_622753828_o
  • In the Security settings, which are as follows, select the option “Where you’re logged in”.

Logout from Facebook Messenger iPhone


  • Now you will see all the devices and locations from where your account has been logged in from.
  • You’ll see an active session named as “Facebook Messenger on iOS”.
  • Kill that active session and you will be logged out of your iPhone’s Facebook Messenger App.

Logout from Facebook Messenger iPhone

Logout From Facebook Messenger iPhone running on iOS 10:

From 11th February 2017, you can easily logout of facebook messenger on iPhone by following the steps below:

  1. First of all, go to your account by selecting the small icon with your display picture on top left corner.
  2. Then tap on Switch Accounts.
  3. Now swipe left on the account you want to remove.
  4. Now you will see a “Remove” option in red color.
  5. Tap on it and your account will be removed from Facebook messenger and you will be logged out.

That’s all, It’s just a trick, but it allows you to logout from Facebook messenger iPhone app. Let us know if you have any issues in any of the above steps. You can also share with us any tricks regarding facebook, or any other technology. If you have any issue regarding facebook, you can contact their customer support.

  • Narange

    Thank you for a quick and working solution. It was a real headache.

  • kay

    thanks it works..but in a case where you have to switch accounts on the facebook messenger, is it possible for each account to log in with a password everytime??

  • Anonymous

    Thanks for a quick working and up to date solution. Great job!!!

  • Anonymous

    Mine is not working. There is no were to tap to kill the active session. Help!

    • Facebook messenger app is updated. Now to logout you have to select the option “where you are logged in” and then you will see all the devices where you are logged in and then you can kill the session of facebook messenger.
      Best of Luck.

  • There is nothing to tap to kill the session. Please help me!
    Dd ???

  • Susan

    Thanks. That was an quick and easy fix on my iPad.

  • Ek Pascual

    OH my god! This saves my life.
    When im. Harging my iphone i use our family ipad.
    I dont see any logout options there, the only way to disable or remove my account is by deleting the messenger app itself. Google to find any solution and i found this first. Thanks to whoever made this.

  • Anonymous

    The only way that worked for me ! Thank you !

  • Anonymous

    Thank you. ? No need to uninstall!

  • kian

    It WORKS!!!!!!… Yahoooo.. Thanks a lot.. trying to figure this out for a few days now..


    For The Latest Update Of Facebook Messenger On iOS10, As Of 11th February, 2017, Simply Go To Your Account By Tapping The Small Person Icon To The Top Left Corner, Then Go To Switch Accounts, And Once There, Quickly Swipe Left On The Account You Wish To Remove. It Should Slide A Red Remove Option Into View, Tap It And Viola! This Method Should Work For Getting Rid Of Additional Accounts As The New App Lets You Add More Than One.

    • Anonymous

      thanks NERDGHOST! it took a million searches before i can find the correct steps. you are awesom

  • Anonymous

    Hi this isnt working– switching the account. No option comes up if swipe left or right!

  • Ndv

    Thank you

  • Anonymous

    Help!! It has gotten updated so please help

  • Sunday Side Up

    In Messsanger do I fix this? Domain error 368