This may have peeved you off when you figured out that the Facebook Messenger app doesn’t have a log out button, which the original Facebook app does. In this article, we’ll show you how you can log out of Messenger on Android device.
The Facebook Messenger app has been designed in such ways that you are not going to be able to log out of it — at least not with a direct logout option accessible within the app.
Whoever uses an Android device has an advantage over iOS users, and all thanks to the app settings they have available to them. Using this particular method, you can do everything within your app settings without even having to access the official Facebook app or Messenger.
Note: This process is supposed to work equally well on Android devices from Samsung, MI, Google, Vivo, Oppo, Sony, HTC, etc.
On the other hand, there are a few tricks you can use to log out your account from the Messenger app without having to delete the application from your Android device. We are going show you a simple and easy way through which you will also be able to log out from Messenger on any Android device.
- First of all, tap on the Settings app on your Android device to access its settings.
- Scroll little down and tap on the Apps option.
- Here you will get to see the list of installed apps on your device. Keep scrolling until you find the Messenger app.
- After you find it, tap it.
- Doing so will take you to App info tab.
- Also, you can tap the Storage option.
- Then you will see the Clear Data button, tap it. You will find it beneath the list of storage details.
- That’s all. You may now close your Settings app and go back to the Messenger app to see if it worked. We assure, in 99% cases it works on any of the Android devices.
- If you followed all the steps mentioned above, you would definitely find that your account has been successfully logged out from Messenger.
Apply the steps carefully and do not skip any of them.
Marshall Lyne is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at www.norton.com/setup .