How to log out of Facebook Messenger on iPhone and iPad⏱️ 1 min read

How to log out of Facebook Messenger on iPhone and iPad

Sometimes, you might feel like taking a breather from Facebook but not necessarily saying goodbye for good. That’s where the log-out feature comes to the rescue. Whether you want a quick break from Facebook Messenger or need to use a different account, here’s how to smoothly log out of your Facebook Messenger account on iPhone and iPad.

Logging out of Facebook Messenger using the iPhone app

Signing out from the iPhone’s Facebook Messenger app is easy. Follow the steps below.

  1. Open the Facebook app.
  2. Go to your Profile → Tap Settings → Choose See more in Accounts Center.

    Go to your Profile, tap Settings, and choose See more in Accounts Center
  3. Pick Password and security → Choose Where you’re logged in.
  4. Select the Account you want to log out from.
    Note: If you’re linked to Instagram, you’ll also see those accounts.

    Pick Password and security, choose Where you're logged in, and select the Account you want to log out from
  5. Tap Select devices to log out → Pick the devices.
  6. Tap Log out → Confirm by selecting Log out again.

    Choose Select devices to log out, select the devices, tap Log out, and confirm by selecting Log out again

Sign out of Facebook Messenger from the Facebook website

Here are the easy steps to log out of Facebook Messenger from your iPhone using the Facebook website.

  1. Open a web browser you like → Go to the Facebook website.
  2. Log in to your FB account → Tap the three lines icon.
  3. Choose Settings & privacy → Pick Settings → Tap See more in Accounts Center.

    Choose Settings & privacy, pick Settings, and tap See more in Accounts Center
  4. Go to Password and security → Choose Where you’re logged in → Pick the account you want to log out from.

    Go to Password and security, choose Where you're logged in, and pick the account you want to log out from
  5. Choose Select devices to log out → Select the devices.
  6. Tap Log out → Confirm by selecting Log out again.

    Tap Select devices to log out, pick the devices, tap Log out, and confirm by selecting Log out again

That’s it!

Facebook Messenger doesn’t provide a tap-and-logout option like other chat apps. I hope the above instructions helped you log out of Messenger. As you’ve read my article all the way to the end, let me share a nifty trick to log out of Facebook Messenger on your iPhone and iPad.

You can also uninstall the Facebook Messenger app, which will let you log out of your Facebook Messenger ID. Please let me know in the comments if there is anything else you need my assistance with.

FAQs

Q. Will logging out of Messenger on my iPhone or iPad delete my messages?

No, logging out of Messenger won’t delete your messages. Your conversations will remain intact and accessible once you log back in.

Q. Can I log out of Messenger on one device and still use it on another?

Yes, you can log out of Messenger on one device and still use it on another.

Q. Will I receive Facebook chat notifications after logging out of Messenger on my device?

You won’t receive real-time chat notifications from Facebook Messenger after logging out of your device. To get notifications again, you’ll need to log back it.

Nutan Sharma
Content Writer at The Writing Paradigm | + posts

Nutan is a computer science graduate and a fervent enthusiast who likes to explore and talk about tech, business, finance, and startups.

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