How to Check When Someone Was Last Active on Facebook Messenger

Last Updated on December 30, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Do you want to check your friend’s last active time on the Facebook messenger app? Here’s how to check the last online on the Facebook app for Android or iPhone. By default, turn on Facebook status. So, you can quickly see if someone is active on your phone or last active on Facebook messenger app. Also, your friends and contacts will see when you’re active or recently active. You also don’t show your friend’s last online time when you turn off online status. If you don’t want to show your last active time to your friends, disable it. You can disable showing when you’re active together if you want to see when your friends and connections are active on messenger.

It’s easy to check your friend’s last Facebook online status using a Facebook app on your Android. You can see the last active time of your friends who are added to your Facebook account. Just tap on the particular Facebook user chat and see the last online time.  Follow the below-given steps to check the last seen on the Facebook Messenger app.

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How to See When Someone Was Last Active on Facebook Messenger

You can check when someone is active on Facebook messenger app using the settings below.

How to Know If Someone is Online on Messenger: 2 Methods

Step 1: Open the Messenger app on your phone.

How to See When Someone Was Last Active on Facebook Messenger

Step 2: Tap the Chats tab at the bottom left, and you can see the online friends with a green dot and recently active time at the top.

OR

Step 1: Open the Facebook Messenger app on your Android devices.

Step 2: Tap the People tab from the bottom right of the screen.

How to Check When Someone Was Last Active on Facebook Messenger

Step 3: At the bottom, you can see Active now, which show the numbers of user online on Messenger.

How to Check if Someone is Active Facebook Messenger App

Step 1: Open the Facebook Messenger app on your Android devices.

Check your Facebook friend's last activate time

Step 2: Tap Chat or People from the bottom of the screen.

Step 3: Tap Any contact you see last active time.

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Step 4: You can see the last online time.

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How to Turn Off Active Status on Facebook Messenger

Step 1: Open the Facebook Messenger app on your Android devices.

Step 2: Tap the Profile icon at the top right corner.

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Step 3: Tap on Active Status under the profile section.

Hide your active status on Facebook Messenger Android

 

Step 4: Toggle off Show when you’re active.

This pop-up message appears: Pause Active Status?

How to Turn Off Active Status on Facebook Messenger

Step 5: Choose Until I change it, for 1 hour, for 8 hours, until 08:00, or Custom and tap Pause.

Turn off or hide your active status on Facebook Messenger Android devices. Now, the active status disappears on Messages. You won’t be able to see when your friends and connections are active, recently active, or in a chat with you.

How to Turn Active Status Off on Facebook App

Step 6: Toggle Show when you’re active together on/off if you want.

How to Turn Active Status Off on Facebook App Android

Check Active Status on Facebook App Android

Open the Facebook app > Profile icon at the top right corner > Settings & Privacy at the end of the page > Settings > Profile settings > Active status in Privacy section > Toggle off Show when you’re active

Using Facebook App (Older Version)

Step 1: Log in to your Facebook account in the Facebook app.

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Step 2: Tap on Contact in the top right side corner.

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You can see the list of your Facebook friends.

Step 3: Tap on Any friends who want to know the last activate time.

How to check last online time on Facebook app

Step 4: You can see the last online time (Activate 4 hours ago) on a Facebook app on your Android device.

You can only see the last online time or active time of your Facebook friends. So any of your Facebook friends quickly check your last activate time on an Android phone or tablet.

Above, you can see the process to check the last online time on Facebook app on Android phone or tablet. If you’re having problems implementing the above steps of the last seen timestamp on Facebook, don’t hesitate to let me know in the below comment box. It would be a pleasure to help you. Connect with us for daily latest technology updates!

FAQs:

What does the Green Dots mean on Facebook?

A green dot on messenger means that the user is currently active or has recently been online on the Facebook messenger app.

How Long Does Messenger Show Last Active?

You can see the last active status on messenger for recent online in minutes or seen for 24 hours. If using a profile for group chat, the last online status on Facebook Messenger can be seen for 72 hours.

Is Facebook Active Status Accurate?

No, you can see your friend’s online status when active or recently your friend online (3-5 minutes). It may be a delay between when someone becomes active or recently active and when they’re shown as active or recently active. Sometimes you can see a green dot on Facebook messenger page even when your active status is off.

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