Facebook messenger is one of the biggest messaging apps in the world.
The app is widely used by millions of people globally to keep in touch with friends, family and even old colleagues or school mates that are no longer around them.
In Nigeria, a lot of people use Facebook messenger as their only instant messaging platform for chatting with friends and family. This is due to the fact that Facebook as its own unique features that allows them upload pictures, videos and even have group chats.
However, there are sometimes that you just wish your messenger wasn’t actually connected to your Facebook account. Well, there is good news for you. You can actually use Facebook manager without connecting it to your Facebook account or without even having an account on Facebook at all.
So whether you want to continue being on Facebook messenger without a Facebook account or you want to deactivate your Facebook account and still have access to use your Facebook messenger, here’s how to do it.
Using Facebook Messenger without a Facebook Account
To do this, just follow these few steps:
- Download the Facebook Messenger App on your preferred device
- Instead of selecting “Log in with Facebook” when you open the app, click on the “Create new account” button.
- Enter your name and phone number.
And Boom! You have access to use the Facebook Messenger App without your Facebook account. As simple as ABC.
As for those that want to deactivate their Facebook accounts without losing access to their Facebook messenger App, it’s just as simple.
See, Facebook designed their messenger app in a way that even if you deactivate your account on Facebook, your account on Messenger stays active and connected with other Facebook messenger users.
So go ahead and deactivate that Facebook account if you want to, you’d still be able to continue chatting with all your favorite people online with the messenger.