How To Delete Facebook Messenger?

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Everyone uses Facebook to pass the boring time. Barely would be any who are untouched of the term Facebook. Facebook is a social networking site where we can connect with everyone in the world who is using Facebook. It has over 900 million monthly active users which are increasing every next day.

Facebook provides us with many features like sharing our photos with our friends or public, we can gossip with our friends and can be in touch with them which we wouldn’t have otherwise.

Initially, Facebook was limited to its web version only, but now the facebook team has introduced messenger facebook app which let us connect to our friends on our mobile.

There are apparently hundreds of reason for us to join Facebook and Facebook messenger app. But like every other thing, the Facebook messenger has drawbacks too! We are not always in a mood to receive messages over our phone and reply to these messages. In that case, you can go offline on Messenger while using Facebook.

In such cases, the only thing that comes to our mind is how to delete Facebook messenger??? 

When it comes to installing any app, we find it extremely easy. Since we just have to visit the google play store, search for the appropriate app, and install it by following the instruction on the screen. But when it comes to deleting these apps, we feel completely lost and confused!

If you are also looking for the steps to delete Facebook messenger, Stay tuned, we have covered everything you need to know regarding messenger on Facebook in this guide.

What is Facebook Messenger?

Facebook messenger is one of the great text and voice messaging apps by Facebook. It is free of cost and is available on Google Play Store and Apple store for download since 2011. It is one of the fastest messaging apps for Facebook users all over the world.

Facebook messenger and Facebook web versions are completely associated with each other. If you have an account created on facebook web, you can use the same login credentials to sign in to the Facebook messenger app.

Having messenger installed on your phone lets you send fast text and voice messages to your friends for free by just having an active internet connection over your phone. Apart from this, it lets you create chat groups, sent stickers, exchange pics, videos, and more.

Overall, it is a very useful app which has a more feature over drawbacks. But if you have your own reasons to delete facebook messenger, we won’t make you keep it forcefully on your phone. Let’s quickly find out how to disable facebook messenger. 

How to Delete Facebook  Messenger?

Messenger for facebook is the app which most of the people don’t like to uninstall but, since you have decided to uninstall this app, we will guide you through the steps. So are you ready??

The method to delete facebook messenger may vary as per the mobile device you have. We have tried to cover the method for Samsung and IOS and other users.

#Method 1: For Samsung Users

If you are a Samsung user, you need to follow the below steps in order to delete it.

  • Go to the apps page where the messenger is located.
  • Now just tap the overview button(The left button out of three buttons at the bottom). A list of options will open up, one of the options is Uninstall, just tap it.
  • Once done, all the apps which can be uninstalled will appear like the below screenshot.
  • You need to tap on the messenger to uninstall it.
  • As sooner you do this, a pop-up window will appear, just click on Uninstall and you are done!

#Method 2: For all smartphones including Samsung

For those with smartphones other than Samsung needs to follow the below guide to uninstall/disable facebook messenger.

Step 1. On your android phone, just go to settings.

Step 2. Scroll all the way down and tap on Apps. Here in the downloaded section, where the downloaded apps are shown, just scroll down and select Messenger.

Step 3. Now tap on the Uninstall button and click Ok, and you are done with the second method!


Another simple method that doesn’t work in some Samsung phones is tap and hold the messenger icon until it comes to the home screen. Now drag it to the dustbin icon from where you can uninstall the app, after dragging it to the dustbin, it will ask to confirm that are you sure to delete it.

Just click Ok and the uninstallation process will start in a few seconds and the app would be deleted.

#Method 3: For iPhone users:

If you are an IOS user and want to uninstall messenger, then read and follow the below steps carefully.

Step 1. Tap and hold any app icon and all those apps which are deletable will start shaking.

Step 2. Tap on the ”X” sign on the top left a corner of the messenger icon and tap Delete option.

And you are done! Exactly, its that simple! Just two simple steps and you are done.

Although, uninstalling a messenger is really easy but you can avoid deleting it in many circumstances. For instances, one of the reasons to delete messenger for you is to getting access to notifications, then there is an option to mute notifications for the duration you want.

And if you are deleting messenger because you don’t want to get distracted from the message sound, then messenger has a solution for that too. Just go to the notifications area and do the appropriate setting including muting the notification sound. Or you can report the annoying person to Facebook. Here is how to report someone on Facebook.

I’ve seen many people choose to get rid of messenger because they have multiple facebook accounts to operate but they don’t find the option to sign out from it and at last, they just feel like deleting the messenger app. If you have multiple FB accounts, you can block messages without blocking the profile.

If same is the case with you, don’t panic. We have a solution for that too.! Just go to Settings> Apps> Go to the downloaded apps and  select messenger.  Just clear all the app data and you are good to go. Sign with the credentials you want to sign in with and you are done.

So, that’s it for the guide. I think we have successfully satisfied all your queries regarding how to delete facebook messenger from your phone! In the case of any doubt, feel free to comment below, we are just a click away!!

Jitendra vaswani

Jitendra Vaswani is a crazy digital marketer & professional blogger from India. Experienced with a wide range of SEO, SMO, SEM, and various digital projects. Self driven Entrepreneur, Web Consultant & Founder of Digital Marketing Agency DigiExe & WordPress Plugin SchemaNinja SchemaNinja & Marketing blog BloggersIdeas . He is a successful online marketer & award-winning digital marketing consultant. He has been featured on HuffingtonPost, BusinessWorld, YourStory, Payoneer, Lifehacker & other leading publications as a successful blogger & digital marketer. Check out his latest Portfolio( Find him on Twitter, & Facebook.

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