Facebook Offline – Facebook Appear Offline: Displaying when you’re online is among the default settings on Facebook, hence whenever you come online, your Facebook contacts can see the green notification on your name to show that you’re online, they can also see by default whether you’re active and how long ago you were active. On a personal note, this setting is simply difficult to cope with, because there are times one might just want to sneak in and out of the chat area without everyone knowing, More so, sometimes friends send messages and if you don’t have the time to reply all the messages, it would simply appear like you have ignored them. If you have similar or separate concerns regarding revealing your active status on Facebook, then this guide would be very useful to you, as it shows you how you can easily go unnoticed while chatting on Facebook.
Using Your Facebook App
Log into your Facebook account, tap on the menu bar, and navigate to find “Settings and Privacy”. Next, tap on “Settings”, then tap on “Active Status”. In the active status tab, you would see a toggle close to “Show when you’re active”. Tap on the toggle to turn it off, a pop up would display with a question “Turn off active status?”, tap on “Turn off” to confirm your action.
Using Your Messenger App
Log into your Facebook and tap on your profile, Next, navigate and tap on “Active Status”. Just like on the Facebook app, you would see a toggle close to “Show when you’re active”. Tap on the toggle to turn it off, a pop up would display with a question “Turn off active status?”, tap on “Turn off” to confirm your action.
Using Facebook On Web
Enter the Facebook URL into your web browser, while in the login page, enter your details and log into your Facebook account. You should note at this point that while using Facebook on your web browser, the Facebook chat, and Facebook messenger are separate, while accessible on the same page. This means that you also need to turn off your active status on the messenger tab after you do so on the Facebook chat because your chats are updated simultaneously. After logging in, navigate to the icon bar at the bottom right of the page and click on “Chat”. Next, click on the settings icon and then on “Turn off active status”. After doing this, you would be given three options to choose from, you can either choose to “Turn off active status for all contacts”, “Turn off active status for all contacts except…” or “Turn off active status for only some contacts”.
Using Messenger on Web
When you log into Facebook web, at the upper left part of the page, you would see “Messenger”. Click on it and then click on “Settings”. Under settings, you would see a toggle close to “Show when you’re active”. Click on the toggle to turn it off.