How To Turn Off Chat For One Person On Facebook Messenger


Facebook Messenger's user base has grown so much that it has taken over text messaging as the primary contact method for many people. However, sometimes you might want to hide your online status from specific person. There's a simple trick you should know that can help you achieve this.

How To Turn Off Chat For One Person On Facebook Messenger

It used to be very easy to turn off chat for specific Facebook friends. But now, it's a bit more complicated to do but the option is still there. You just need to know where to find it."

If you also have the same problem and your looking for a easy way to disable chat with one or two annoying friends on Facebook, here's how you do it:

How To Turn Off Chat For One Person On Facebook Messenger

1. Click on the Settings or Cog icon at the bottom of your Messenger chat box as shown below.

2. Click on "Turn Off Active Status" option.

3. Doing so will launch the "Active Status" window shown in the image below.

4. In the pop-out window, tick on the circle beside "Turn off active status for only some contacts..."

5. In the box below that, type in the Facebook name of the friend that you no longer want to chat with. As you type, Facebook will automatically show you active users in your chat box. Just click on the account you want to turn off chat for. If you want to do it for multiple users, simply separate their names with a comma.

Once you're done, simply click the "Okay" button.

That's it guys. It is very simple to turn off chat for one person in facebook messenger. If you have questions, you can leave a comment below.


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