How to Remove Contacts from Facebook and Messenger

Remove contacts from Messenger Facebook
Remove contacts from Messenger Facebook

You can remove contacts, messages, chats, friends, and groups from Facebook Messenger on your computer and mobile. You can also delete or remove unknown or known people on the Facebook web and Messenger.com using any web browser on your computer or mobile phone. Don’t worry I will teach you many ways to delete or remove a contact or someone from the messenger. The main reasons I don’t know why there is no more remove or delete option for getting rid of a Messenger Friend or contact. You can hide unhide or block and unblock someone on Facebook and Messenger.

If you want to delete or unfriend or remove contacts or someone from your Facebook.com and Messenger web on your PC, Laptop or Smartphone and you don’t know how then follow the below different ways for your guidance.

How to Remove Contact from Facebook and Messenger Using Computer

Here are the steps to delete or remove messages or contact from Facebook and Messenger then follow the below different ways.

Delete Contact from Whom Recently Received Friend Request

Here are the steps to delete a contact from whom you receive a friend request and you don’t want to accept his request.

  1. Open any Browser on your computer or Mobile
  2. Log in to your Facebook Account if not
  3. Click on the Friend Request icon at the top
  4. Scroll down to the Friend Request section
  5. Find the Person or Friend whom you receive friend request and you want to remove or accept the friend request
  6. Click on the Delete option to the right side of the person profile
  7. Once you delete this request then the person will not get any notification
Go to Facebook Web, Select Friend Requests, & Confirm or Delete or Remove Contacts
Go to Facebook Web, Select Friend Requests, & Confirm or Delete

How to Remove Suggested Friends on Facebook Web

Let’s show how to remove Suggested people or Friends on Facebook.com while using your PC. Here are the following steps to remove people or non-friends people which suggested to you by Facebook that you may know them:

  1. Open your Facebook Account with any browser
  2. Log in to your FB Account
  3. Go the Friends Request icon from the top right side
  4. Scroll down to the People You May Know section
  5. See the suggested people and you don’t know them and want to remove from appearing to you every time
  6. Then click on the Remove option if you don’t want to add them to be friends
Go to Friend Requests, Select Remove contacts Under People You May Know
Go to Friend Requests, Select Remove Under People You May Know

How to Delete or Remove Recent Contact or Messages on Facebook and Messenger

If you want to remove persons, messages, or contacts and become newly friend on Facebook. Who recently added you to the messenger and send you messages and you don’t want to start the conversation with the person in the following steps:

  1. Open your Facebook Account
  2. Click on the Messages icon from the top right side
  3. Then click on the Recent option from the top left side
  4. You will see the Recent contact messages at the top others
  5. Now click on the Recent Message to open and you want to delete
  6. Then Chatbox will open at the bottom right side near the contact panel
  7. If you want to continue the conversation then send a reply
  8. Then click on the I don’t want to hear from a contact link in the bottom of the chatbox
  9. Don’t want to hear from the person then select one of the below options
  10. Click on the Block or Delete to permanently delete or block the person 
Go to Messages icon and Click on Recent Message Received from unknown person
Go to Messages icon and Click on Recent Message Received from an unknown person
Click on I don't Want to hear from Darling
Click on I don’t Want to Hear from Darling
Don't want to hear from Person then Click Delete or Block Permanently
Don’t want to hear from Person then Click Delete or Block Permanently

How to Delete or Remove Messages on Facebook and Messenger

Here are the steps to delete messages, contacts, or conversations using the Facebook Messages option on the home screen of the Facebook web.

  1. Open your Facebook web with any browser
  2. Sign in to your Facebook Account if not
  3. Select the Message icon from the top
  4. Then See All in the Messenger
  5. You will redirect to the Messages window
  6. Now find the person or conversation and tap on the More or Three-dots option
  7. Select the Delete option from the Menu
  8. Choose the Delete or Hide conversation option from the pop-up mute Delete conversation box once pop-up on your screen
Click on Messages icon & See All in Messenger
Click on Messages icon & See All in Messenger
Click on the Conversation and Three-dots and Delete option
Click on the Conversation and Three-dots and Delete option
Click the Delete or Remove Contacts option to confirm your action
Click the Delete option to confirm your action

How to Remove Contact from Facebook Using Contact Panel

Let’s show how to delete a contact from Facebook chats or contacts or group chats or more contacts in the following steps:

  1. Login to  your Facebook Account with any browser
  2. Go the Chat Panel or Contact Panel to the right side
  3. Search and find the contact you want to delete from Facebook & Messenger
  4. Select to open the Contact in the chatbox
  5. Click on the Options icon from the top of the chatbox
  6. Then click on Open in Messenger option
  7. You will redirect to the Messages window
  8. Then click on the Three-dots or More option to the right side of the contact
  9. Press the Delete option from the menu
  10. Confirm your action click on the Delete option when the Delete conversation box pop-up
  11. The person will delete successfully from your Facebook chat panel & Messenger
Select the Contact, Option icon and Open in Messenger option
Select the Contact, Option icon and Open in Messenger option
Click on the Conversation and Three-dots and Delete option
Click on the Conversation and Three-dots and Delete option
Click the Delete or Remove Contacts option to confirm your action
Click the Delete option to confirm your action

How to Remove Contacts from Facebook Using Messenger Icon

Let’s show how to delete a contact from Facebook using the messenger icon in the following steps:

  1. Open your Facebook web with any browser
  2. Sign in to your Facebook Account if not
  3. Click on the Messenger icon from the left side panel
  4. You will redirect to the Messages window
  5. Now find the person or conversation and tap on the More or Three-dots option
  6. Select the Delete option from the Menu
  7. Choose the Delete or Hide conversation option from the pop-up Delete conversation box once pop-up on your screen
Open Facebook Account and Click on Messenger icon
Open Facebook Account and Click on Messenger icon
Click on the Conversation and Three-dots and Delete option
Click on the Conversation and Three-dots and Delete option
Click the Delete or Remove Contacts option to confirm your action
Click the Delete option to confirm your action

How to Delete or Remove Contacts on Messenger.com

Here are the steps to delete messages, contacts, or conversations using Messenger.com with any web browser on your computer or mobile device.

  1. Visit messenger.com with any browser on your computer
  2. Log in to your Messenger if not
  3. Find the Contact or Person or Group you want to delete
  4. Click on the More or Three-dots option to the right side of the contact
  5. Select the Delete option from the menu
  6. Choose the Delete or Hide conversation option from the pop-up mute Delete conversation box once pop-up on your screen
Click on the Conversation and Three-dots and Delete option
Click on the Conversation and Three-dots and Delete option
Click the Delete or Remove Contacts option to confirm your action
Click the Delete option to confirm your action

How to Unfriend Someone on Messenger Web PC or Mobile

In this way, you can easily and simply to unfriend someone on Facebook Messenger. Through, this you can block users which is also sort of unfriending and will permanently delete or remove the contact or friend form Facebook Messenger. Anyway, you will need to follow these steps in order the unfriend someone or contacts.

  1. Visit www.messenger.com with any browser on your computer
  2. Log in to your Messenger if not
  3. Click on the Gear icon at the top select Active Contact option from the menu
  4. You can also click in the Search bar by type the name or username of the person
  5. Then click on the Contact to navigate chatbox under the contacts or people
  6. Click on the Profile Name link under the profile photo
  7. You will redirect to the Person Facebook Profile
  8. Now click on the Freinds drop-down menu
  9. Select the Unfriend option from the menu
Search Contact Name, Open Chat, & Name of Person
Search Contact Name, Open Chat, & Name of Person
Contact Facebook Profile, Friends, & Unfriend option
Contact Facebook Profile, Friends, & Unfriend option

After that, the person will be unfriend from Messenger and as well as on Facebook. The person will unable to contact you on Facebook and Messenger.

How to Delete or Remove Contacts from Facebook Messenger App

Most of the people are using Facebook Messenger with mobile devices on Android or iOS (iPhone & iPad). If you want to delete or remove a contact from your Messenger friend list and a Non-Friend from Messenger contacts. How to Bulk remove or delete Non-friends from Messenger contacts. How to turn on automatic contacts sync on Facebook Messenger. And unfriend someone on Messenger. You can also remove someone from Messenger Group.

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