Facebook is one social media platform which is used by millions of users across the globe. Also it is a common fact that you might receive tons of friend requests everyday from many people who are on the platform. You might know some of them but sometimes it is not an uncommon fact that some stranger might also send you a friend request. And someone from that list might also send you a message on the Messenger app and you might think- how to remove someone from messenger?
We always come across at least one contact on Facebook messenger who is really annoying and we want to remove them, right? Or it might even be possible that you may receive a message on messenger from someone who is not on your friend list in Facebook.
Whenever you accept any friend request from any person, that person is automatically updated in the contact list of a messenger app. Also the people in your phone contacts is updated in your messenger.
So here are all the possible answers to your question – how to remove someone from messenger?
The first option is to block the person on the Messenger App.
To do this you can open the Messenger app and tap the people icon in the bottom middle option.Now you need to tap the contact icon which is located at the top beside the avatar and has a plus sign. You will now be able to see the contacts list in your phone and tap the info icon next to any contact who you want to remove.
Now you have to type on the message button and ones that chat opens you can tap on the info icon which is located at the top right corner. If you scroll down the menu you will see the block option. Click on that to block the person on messenger and also block them on Facebook. When you click the blocked on Facebook option, a browser will open where it will redirect you to the Facebook website and you can finally that the block button to confirm your decision.
Here is how you can block a person who is not on your friend list
you have to select the contact you want to block or remove and type it. In the next screen you will notice and info option at the top of the screen. On tapping it it will take you to the next screen where you can select the block option.
Here is how you can unfriend a contact on messenger
to do this at first you have to locate the profile of the contact you want to remove a delete. After that you can open Facebook messenger and go to the people screen. Here you can see the entire list of a friends, people and all the contacts in your phone. Select the contact aur person who you want to unfriend.After that you can enter the chat window of that friend and it will show you that you are friends with that person. You can tap the i icon at the top of the screen. Now further details of the friend will be shown on messenger.
You can then click the button that says view the profile on Facebook which will take you to the Facebook app. You will notice the friends option which is ticked. If you click on it it will display you the unfriend option and you can select on that.
Here is how you can delete unknown contacts in your list who are not friends on messenger
open the Messenger App first and tap on the contacts icon which is located at the bottom of the screen. Click on the all contacts option or you can also search for the particular contact who you want to remove. You will notice that there is an “i” symbol beside every contact in the list.If you click it you will be moved to a new screen where you will get the option to remove contact. Once you type on it that person will be deleted from your list.
Usually it is easier to delete a person on messenger who is not on your friends list. But if someone is on your friends list it is the appropriate option to first and friend then and then remove them from the contact list on messenger. Or else you can also temporarily blocked that person if you don’t want to unfriend them.
There is another trick where you can turn off your mobile search option in Facebook in the privacy settings. Using this a person cannot find you on messenger or Facebook even after using your mobile number. You can also use this option through your email.
Hopefully, in this article we have managed to answer your question “how to remove someone from messenger”. Good luck!
Also, if you like video format more, here is video instruction how to remove someone from Facebook messenger: