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Disable/Re-enable chat for a Facebook contact

Disable chat to a friend

If you want to quickly disable chat with with particular contact on Facebook:

  • Open a chat window with your contact.
  • Click the gear located at the top right of the window and select "Turn off Chat for ..."

Enable chat

To revert the changes, follow the below procedure:

  • Click on the gear icon at the bottom of the chat window > Advanced settings

  • In the window that opens, select "Turn on chat for all friends except" and clear the names for the contacts you want to restore the chat feature:

  • Click on Save.
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