Privacy over the internet has become a hot topic these days and will become a more important aspect of your life on the internet with every passing day. Facebook Messenger has become one of the popular instant messaging apps these days and with increasing number of users, one must consider paying attention to his/her privacy settings of the Messenger. In this guide, we are going to show you how to hide Last Active status on Facebook Messenger.
The last active status feature of Facebook and Facebook Messenger allows your friends to see when you were “last active” on the Facebook or Messenger. Not only that, the Facebook Messenger also shows your Facebook friends if you’re currently active online. The feature sometime does not provide the accurate information and might give your contacts an impression that you are out and about and/or online, while you are not.
This kind of privacy issues come with tons of disadvantages and some of then can be lessened by taking action. Hiding your online status on Facebook Messenger is like an invisible mode that will hide your last active status from your contact list.
If you want to hide your online active status from your friends, simply follow the step by step instruction below.
How to hide last active on Facebook Messenger
- Launch the Messenger app on your iPhone.
- Tap on your profile picture.
- Scroll down and tap Availability.
- Switch the toggle to Off state. The Messenger will prompt you that if you disable this option, it will not only hide your online status, you will also not be able to see if your friends are online or not.
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Is active status on Messenger the same as active status on Messenger?
If I want to hide active status, do I have to change settings in both FB Messenger and Messenger.