Change Default Messaging App - Facebook® Messenger

If you want to change your default messaging app from Facebook Messenger to another service, view this info.

Note Messenger allows you to connect with your Facebook Friends and view all of your text messages in one location. To opt out of seeing your SMS messages via Messenger:

  1. Launch Facebook.
  2. Tap the Menu icon Facebook menu icon (located in the upper-right).
  3. Tap Account Settings.
  4. Tap Text Messaging.
  5. From the Current Phone Numbers section, tap Remove located next to the applicable mobile number.
  6. Enter your Facebook password then tap Remove phone.