How to delete a Messenger account on an Android device

How to delete a Messenger account on an Android device
How to delete a Messenger account on an Android device
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Did you feel like deleting an unused account from the Facebook Messenger app on your Android phone or tablet? Please note that by doing so, the account will not be deleted from Facebook's servers or databases. In fact, only the login information will be deleted from the app.

Steps

Delete a Messenger Account on Android Step 1

Step 1. Open the Messenger app on the device

The app icon looks like a blue speech bubble with a white lightning bolt inside. You can find it in the applications drawer or on your phone's home screen.

Delete a Messenger Account on Android Step 2

Step 2. Tap Discussions

You will find this button at the bottom left of your screen.

Delete a Messenger Account on Android Step 3

Step 3. Touch your profile picture

You will find it at the top left of the screen.

Delete a Messenger Account on Android Step 4

Step 4. Scroll down and touch Change Account

This button is in the section Account. By tapping on it, you will see the page that will show all your accounts linked to Messenger.

Delete a Messenger Account on Android Step 5

Step 5. Drag the account you want to delete to the left

Once you do, additional options will appear.

You must have at least one account still signed in to the Messenger app on your device. You cannot delete an account if it is the only one logged in

Delete a Messenger Account on Android Step 6

Step 6. Tap the icon that looks like a red trash can

By doing so, a confirmation message will be displayed.

Delete a Messenger Account on Android Step 7

Step 7. Select Remove to confirm the selection

The account associated with the selected Messenger will then be deleted from your device.

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