How to Turn Off/On Active Now on Messenger: You can choose whether to show/hide your Facebook Messenger chat is active, recently active status to friends. This way you can still chat with friends etc important to you while the status will appear as offline. Remember there are other places where you need to be offline or turn off the online status.
Until that people will still see you as active. You can turn on / off / hide the status anytime you want by following the below steps in your Android device.
Turn Your Active Status On or Off on Facebook Messenger:
- Open up Messenger application on your smartphone
- Tap your profile icon at the top left corner of the application
- Scroll down a little until and tap when you see “Active Status” with a green icon
- As you can see “Show when you’re active” button
- You can choose whether to let it on or turn it off, the choice is yours.
Note: the above screenshot taken in Android device. Feel free to ask any question related to the above content.