How To Log Out Of Facebook Messenger?

by Khadija Anwar
3 minutes

Are you wondering, the Facebook Messenger doesn’t have a log-out option, unlike other social media channels? Well, you can log out of Facebook messenger through Facebook security & logins. 

Log out of Facebook Messenger from your smart phone

Step 1:

Open the Facebook app and tap the “Hamburger icon.”

tap hamburger icon

Step 2:

First tap “Settings & Privacy” and a bar of options will appear.

Then again tap “settings”

tap settings & privacy then again tap settings



Step 3:

Tap “Password and security.”


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Step 4: 

Tap “See all” where you are logged in

tap see all

Step 5:

Select your device where the Messenger is active, tap “3 dotted icons” along with the device name, and tap “Log out.”

tap log out

And you are logged out of the Facebook Messenger.

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Log out of Facebook Messenger from the PC:

Step 1:

Open the Facebook app on your PC, and click the “Profile icon”

Drop down menu will appear below the profile icon as shown in the image below.

Click on the “Setting and Privacy” option.

tap profile icon

Step 2:

Click “Settings”

tap settings

Step 3:

Click “Security and logins.”

Step 4:

Choose your device where the messenger is active, click the “3 dot icon”, and then further select the “Log out” option from the drop down menu.


Facebook Messenger will be logged out.

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What happens to messages when you log out of Messenger?

Once you log out of Messenger, your messages remain intact. Log out won’t affect the messages you have sent or received. 

Why can’t I log out of Messenger?

You can log out of Messenger through Facebook logins and security. Tap on the device you want to log out by clicking the three-dot icon, and tap log-out.

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Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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