Facebook Messenger is an instant chatting platform that allows you to connect with all your facebook contacts. Your online status allows people to know if you are available to chat at that moment or not. If you are too busy to chat with your friends, you can change your status to offline, allowing you to address your messages later. Find out more in this article.
To appear offline using an iPhone, open the Facebook Messenger app and select your profile icon (usually a round circle containing your profile picture). Click on the Active Status tab:
toggle the switch to Off so that it no longer shows when you are active.
To appear offline on Facebook Messenger using Android, open the app, then click your profile picture in the top-right corner of the screen. Next, go to Active Status:
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