Messenger

How to Cancel Messenger


Written by on 2020-01-06

We have made it super easy to cancel Messenger subscription at the root to avoid any and all mediums "Facebook, Inc." (the developer) uses to bill you. Now let us get into the crux of this guide.


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Complete Messenger Cancellation and Delete Guide

Table of Contents:

  1. Cancel on Iphone
  2. Cancel on Android
  3. Cancel on Mac Computers
  4. How to Cancel on Paypal
  5. Cancel via other companies
  6. Delete App on Iphone
  7. How to Delete on Android


There are a few things you must know about cancelling subscriptions. They include the following:

  1. Once you subscribe to a plan and you don't cancel it manually like you subscribed, that plan will renew automatically because you gave the permission.
  2. When you subscribe for a trial period and then you cancel, you run the risk of losing that trial content altogether.
  3. You must remember to manually cancel a subscription 24 hours before the trial period ends.

We have made it super easy to cancel Messenger subscription at the root to avoid any and all mediums "Facebook, Inc." (the developer) uses to bill you. Now let us get into the crux of this guide.


   


How to Cancel Messenger Subscriptions on your iPhone or iPad.

  1. First, open the settings app and tap on your name.
  2. Then, tap on the "Subscriptions" tab.
    (Note that you might not automatically see this tab. In that case, tap on iTunes & Appstore)
  3. Next, tap on your Apple ID. View Apple ID then sign in and scroll down to the "Subscriptions" button.
  4. Next, tap on Messenger (subscription) you want to review.
  5. Now, Tap on Cancel.
    (Note that if you don't see a "Cancel Subscription" button for Messenger, then it's definitely canceled already. It won't be renewed anymore).

How to Cancel Messenger Subscriptions on your Android device

To cancel Messenger subscription on Android, you need to realize that deleting the Messenger app alone won't cut it. Follow the steps below:

  1. First, open the Google Play Store. If you have multiple Google accounts, be sure you're signed into the right one.
  2. Click on menu, then go to "Subscriptions".
  3. Choose the Messenger subscription you wish to cancel and tap on the "Cancel Subscription" option.
  4. Finish up as directed.

Once your Messenger subscription has been removed from Google Play, your future subscriptions will be cancelled and won't be renewed anymore.


How to Cancel Messenger Subscriptions on a Mac computer.

To cancel Messenger subscription on your Mac, do the following:


  1. First open the Mac App Store, then click on your name at the bottom of the sidebar.
  2. Click on the "View Information" tab at the top of the window and sign in if asked to do so.
  3. Scroll down on the next page shown to you until you see the "Subscriptions" tab then click on "Manage".
  4. Click "Edit" beside the Messenger app and then click on "Cancel Subscription".

Note: Always make sure to use the exact username and ID you used to set up the subscription to manage that subscription when necessary. This is sometimes different from the Apple ID or Android brand ID you have set up.

If you don't remember your password however, contact the contact provider for help.


How to Cancel Messenger Subscriptions on Paypal.

To cancel your Messenger subscription on PayPal, do the following:

  1. First log into your PayPal account at www.paypal.com .
  2. Click on the settings tab which is beside the logout option.
  3. Press "Payments" from the menu provided to you and click on "Manage Automatic Payments" in the Automatic Payments dashboard.
  4. You'll be shown a series of merchants' agreement you've transacted before. Click on "Messenger" to cancel.
  5. You will be shown a confirmation page. Click on the "Cancel Automatic Payments" tab to affirm that you want to stop making payments to Messenger.
  6. Then click "Done" on the verification page to complete the unsubscription.

What to do if your Messenger subscription is billed through a different company?

Here's how to cancel your Messenger subscription when billed through a different company that is not the app/playstore or paypal.

Sometimes, you may find that you made a subscription through another company whether you were aware or not at the time of subscribing. To change this you might have to sign in the company's website or directly reach out to the content provider.

Generally, here are two steps you can take if you find yourself in that fix:

  1. Finding the company's information, then reaching out. Contact Messenger here →
  2. If the company has an app they developed in the Appstore, you can try contacting Facebook, Inc. (the app developer) for help through the details of the app.


Bonus: How to Delete Messenger from your iPhone or Android.



Delete Messenger from iPhone.

To delete Messenger from your iPhone, Follow these steps:

  1. On your homescreen, Tap and hold Messenger until it starts shaking.
  2. Once it starts to shake, you'll see an X Mark at the top of the app icon.
  3. Click on that X to delete the Messenger app from your phone.

Method 2:

Go to Settings and click on General then click on "iPhone Storage". You will then scroll down to see the list of all the apps installed on your iPhone. Tap on the app you want to uninstall and delete the app.


For iOS 11 and above:

Go into your Settings and click on "General" and then click on iPhone Storage. You will see the option "Offload Unused Apps". Right next to it is the "Enable" option. Click on the "Enable" option and this will offload the apps that you don't use.


Delete Messenger from Android

  1. First open the Google Play app, then press the hamburger menu icon on the top left corner.
  2. After doing these, go to "My Apps and Games" option, then go to the "Installed" option.
  3. You'll see a list of all your installed apps on your phone.
  4. Now choose Messenger, then click on "uninstall".
  5. Also you can specifically search for the app you want to uninstall by searching for that app in the search bar then select and uninstall.

What is Messenger?

* SEND A MESSAGE -Skip exchanging phone numbers, just send a message. It's seamless across devices. * CUT DOWN GLARE WITH DARK MODE. Dark mode is a sleek new look that goes easy on the eyes by switching the background from white to black. * SHOW YOUR REACTION - Add a silly sticker, send a dancing GIF and use emojis to express yourself better. * SHARE PHOTOS AND VIDEOS - Capture the moment with the Messenger Camera, add a filter or doodle, then send to friends or share to Stories. * RALLY THE GROUP - Make plans to get together with polls, share your location, split the bill and more. * HOP ON A CALL OR VIDEO CHAT - Hang out anywhere, anytime by getting on call or a group video** chat — filters optional :) **Calls are free over Wi-Fi but otherwise standard data charges apply. * SEND A VOICE MESSAGE - When text just won't cut it, just hit record and send say, sing or shout it out loud. * SEND MONEY SECURELY AND EASILY (within US, UK and France only) - Send and receive money from friends in the app by adding your debit card or PayPal* account. *PayPal available in the US only. * SHARE YOUR LOCATION - Suggest a meeting spot or tell friends where you are by sharing your location with just a few taps. * CHAT WITH BUSINESSES - Easily connect with your favorite businesses to make reservations, get customer support, find deals and more. * PLAY GAMES WITH FRIENDS - Challenge friends, climb leaderboards, and discover your next gaming obsession.

User reviews of Messenger


  • By DIGBYS XPAND
    5

    Facebook messenger need to pickup the pace

    Facebook messenger is seriously lacking behind with simple and small functions that can make it great. Facebook has friends that we do not want to share our phone numbers with to be able to communicate on other great and easy to converse instant messaging apps. One of those function is to be able to reply directly to a particular message. So difficult to handle conversation on Facebook as it doesn’t allow for different topics to be discussed concurrently just with a reply functionality. Most times when you go back to an old discussion during a new one the whole thing becomes confusing and then takes longer to type and clarify things with who you are chatting with. I can have a discussion in 3 mins on other apps and that same conversation would take me 10 mins on Facebook messenger. This is because you talk about one topic finish it up properly and start the next one again. When you can talk about both same time just directly replying to the exact thing you getting back at. Please fix this because it’s getting boring chatting on Facebook messenger. If you can smile to a message thumb up and other things why can’t we reply? Thank you.



  • By strassentante
    4

    An anonymity switch

    In general terms I am content with messenger. I mainly use it to have individual contact with someone and where I can leave personal information, like phone number, address, and the like. I realize I could use email for that, but it requires leaving the app and going into another part of the computer. (I am not a techy, so I don’t know the right words for things, but I hope you get it.). The one thing I lack on a daily basis, or wish I had the option to do, is get on messenger without the whole world seeing I am on at that moment. As soon as I open messenger I get messages and while I am grateful for the friends, I would really like to just have time to read my messages and respond without being seen until I am ready. This would be a HUGE IMPROVEMENT on this site! Thanks for taking this under advisement. I’m sure there are others that feel the same way!



  • By lilmarbles
    4

    Messaging is Good, Calling Isn’t

    The messaging with FB friends is pretty good. I like that you can customize individual chats and I enjoy the sound effects in the app. It’s a really good way to stay in touch with far away friends & family. I don’t always get notifications when I receive a new message though. I’m not a fan of the call/video chat feature. Calls are often dropped, the sound/call quality is awful. Video chat is really choppy. A lot of the video calls are spent “connecting” so all you see is a black screen , but at least you can still talk to the other person while this is going on. This app isn’t too bad , it works better than the Facebook app itself in my opinion. It’s a good way to stay connected and talking to old friends. I recommend using it if you got Facebook.



  • By Amanda Hazelnut
    3

    A couple things need to be fixed

    There needs to be a better notification when someone you’re not friends with messages you. Message requests are banished to an unintuitive corner of the screen where they are too easily overlooked. This is a huge problem for networking and connecting with members of your groups. Lately when I’ve been opening conversation threads on the app, I find the text from the last message I sent duplicated in the composition bubble. The message was sent, but the app copied and kept the text. Just annoying. When communicating with marketplace buyers, the thread is always labeled with my name first and then the product. This is really confusing, especially when I’ve responded to more than one listing. I open the app and it’s just lines of my name. Makes it hard to distinguish between conversations. Please alter it so that I can see the name of the person I’m talking to- or no name at all, just the item description. Otherwise, rare glitches and good phone quality. I use this app constantly and it is very reliable, kept up to date, and is worth having.



  • By Tambri62
    3

    Not Horrible but Has Issues

    Although I have connected with some amazing people through this app and love the fact that I can connect with people all over the world this app is not a dating app and people need to be respectful of that. I’m not on messenger to hook up with people and receive numerous messages and random calls from people during all times of the day and night. I do understand I can shut my phone off or use my sleep setting on my phone but have had a parent experiencing some health issues and don’t want to shut my phone down as I may need to take a call or message at anytime. The other thing I don’t like is that people know the second I connect to Facebook or messenger and become active on the sight. Sometimes I just jump on to check something out for business purposes and get bombarded with messages. It would be nice to have the ability to get online without the world knowing I’m there.


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