Disable/Re-enable chat for a Facebook contact

Ask a question


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.
Jean-François Pillou

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

Learn more about the CCM team