Facebook Messenger was released on August 9, 2011 and is used to quickly exchange messages and files between users. The program is synchronized with the message system in the social network.
If you are disappointed in the application or just want to clear the device’s memory, we will tell you how to remove the messenger from Facebook from your phone or computer and some of its components.
How to log out of the messenger
To start using the application, you don’t need to go through a special registration. For authorization be enough to enter your data used to enter the social network, or a phone number.
Many users, after chatting with friends in the Facebook messenger, are looking for an opportunity to exit it.
In the web version, for this you need to click on the gear icon in the upper left corner and select “Exit” in the menu that appears.
On Android phones, you can’t log out of Facebook Messenger with a single button press.
This can be done in two steps.
- Close the app and go to the settings section on your device.
- From the application menu, select Messenger and reset or clear memory data.
This way you can disable the messenger. Authorization is required to continue using the program.
How to delete texting and photos
You can reduce the amount of information displayed by the program.
To delete any message in the messenger, press and hold on it until a menu appears. Select the desired function and confirm the action. This method is applicable on all mobile devices.
If you want to delete a texting, repeat the steps above.
Changing the components of communication is possible only unilaterally, that is, your interlocutor will retain this data.
There are no functions for deleting a photo or a person’s contact from the messenger in the program itself – you can solve this issue through your page on the Facebook social network in the usual way.
How to uninstall messenger
If you plan to delete your Facebook Messenger account, this will require you to uninstall the program from your desktop computer or mobile device.
The algorithm of actions on the PC:
- Go to the “Start” menu – “Programs and Features”.
- Find Facebook Messenger.
- Point to the line with the program and click the “Delete” button.
On an Android phone:
- Find the settings tab.
- Open application manager.
- Click on Messenger.
- Select “Delete”.
To remove the messenger on the iPhone, use a separate instruction for iOS.
Video: How to remove the messenger from the phone.
This platform was invented by Mark Zuckerberg and started working on February 4, 2004. The app’s turnover for 2017 amounted to $27 billion, and the audience reached 1 billion users in April – this is one of the largest social networks in the world.
Unfortunately, the messenger on the PC suffered an unenviable fate: on February 26, 2014, the development team announced that it was no longer going to support the application on the Windows system.