How To Remove Non Friends From Facebook Messenger

Facebook is working very hard on its Facebook messenger app to keep people engaging on Facebook. Although the social messaging apps like whatsapp, hike, telegram etc are keep on replacing the people who use to chat on Facebook to chat on whatsapp and other apps on mobile. If you are a Facebook messenger to chat, then you might had notices unknown contacts in Facebook messenger. In this post, we are going to learn to Remove Non Friends From Facebook Messenger

Previously, Facebook had changed the pattern on people who can contact you on facebook. As per new update, if the person who is not your friend on facebook can also send you message but those message will not appear on Messages, instead of that they will be appear on Message request. You will get a message request with note that If you reply, will be able to call you and see information like your Active Status and when you’ve read messages

This means that if you reply to that person, that person will be added into you Facebook contacts. Although that person is not your friend but as you had accepted his message request, he will appear in your online friend on Facebook list.

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Remove Non Friends From Facebook Messenger

If you are like me and find non friends from facebook messenger annoying then this post is for you. In this post we will learn how to remove non friends from facebook messenger, So without wasting more time start reading the below steps to remove messenger contact / Remove a Non Friend from Messenger Contacts.

How To Remove Non Friends From Facebook Messenger – How to remove someone from messenger.

This process to remove facebook messenger unknown contacts requires mobile phone, i.e Android or iphone.

Step 1 – Download and install Facebook messenger in you smartphone and login you facebook account using login credentials.

Step 2 -Now tap on contacts (Open snapshot for reference) and all the Facebook messenger contacts will be appear.

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Step 3 –Search for the contact which is not your Facebook friend still appear online and tap on the “i” button.

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Step 4 –A menu option will be pop-up on the screen. Click on the remove button and in this way you had successfully Facebook messenger unknown contacts.

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Step 5 -Now tap on remove friend and you are done..!!

In this way you can search and delete all the Facebook messenger unknown contacts and clean up your Facebook contact list. This is not all, there are some of the contacts which are being imported to the messenger app. To delete those account you need to follow some additional steps.

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How to remove contacts imported to the Messenger app? |  Remove a Non Friend from Messenger Contacts

Now you need to use computer to deleted contact imported to the messenger app. You can even you Google chrome for android and check view desktop view. – Don’t forget to read – Speed up Chrome for Android Smartphone

  1. Firstly open Facebook.com and login to you account
  2. Now open Manage Imported Contacts for Messenger page.
  3. Now click on Delete all button to delete all the imported contacts for messenger.
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You can also stop continuously uploading your contacts by turning off the synchronization of the contact through turn off the Sync Contacts setting in the Messenger app.

In this way you can delete all the non friends from facebook messenger and clean up your Facebook account.

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If you are facing any problem in following the written tutorial then here is a video tutorial on How to Remove a Non Friend from Messenger Contacts. This tutorial will surely help you.

Video tutorial on Remove a Non Friend from Messenger Contacts

FAQ (Frequently asked question)

What are messenger contacts

Facebook is pushing people from the Facebook web version to its messaging app known as a messenger. What Facebook is doing that, it allows you to add people to the contact list those who are not friends on Facebook also. The people you find in the messenger app are messenger contacts.

How do i delete people from messenger

We had prepared a detailed tutorial posted above and also for better understanding, we had uploaded a video tutorial on Youtube on how to remove someone

How to delete messenger

If you are annoyed by the Facebook messenger app then you can delete the app. Go to settings > Installed apps > search for Facebook messenger app > and click on Uninstall.

Wrapping Up

hope you like the tutorial on how to remove non friends from Facebook messenger and with the help of this article you will be able to remove Facebook messenger unknown contacts. Firstly, I was also confused by seeing how does a contact appears in my Facebook messenger but using this trick I had fixed the issue. If you have any issuing in following this article, feel free to use the comment section we will help you to deal it with and a faster reply follow us Solution Exist Facebook page and join Android And Windows Errors Solution.

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Ronak Prajapati the Founder of Solution Exist is a Chemical Engineer by profession and a Self-trained AndroGeek who is a Part-Time blogger. He is a passionate tech blogger who likes to share his knowledge and helpd to troubleshoot problems of computers and PC.

37 thoughts on “How To Remove Non Friends From Facebook Messenger”

  1. I can’t remove either 😩 There is no “I” button on my messenger app, I only have the phone and video symbols. iPhone. Help!!

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