Featured - How to log out of Facebook

If you have a computer, tablet, or smartphone, you’re probably signed into Facebook on all of them. Yes, it is handy. However, logging out of Facebook is a simple approach to preserving your privacy. 

There are situations when you wish to leave Facebook without completely abandoning the network and when the ability to log out of your account is useful. 

Given the amount of Facebook-enabled gadgets on the market and the frequency with which we connect to Facebook in other places, it’s easy to lose track of where you’re signed in. Thankfully, Facebook includes a capability to select and choose which account is presently signed in or to log out everywhere.

Here are the steps you should take to log out of your Facebook account on the computer or smartphone, whether you are taking a vacation from Facebook or logging in with another account. This tutorial will walk you through signing out of Facebook on numerous devices.

How to Log Out of Facebook on a Phone or Tablet

Logging out of the Facebook application on a phone or tablet is super easy, and you can do it in only two steps. Follow along.

  1. Tap on the “Menu” icon at the top-right corner under the “Messenger” icon

    Android - Facebook App - Menu

  2. Scroll down on the menu and tap on the “Log out” button to log out of your Facebook account

    Android - Facebook App - Menu - Log Out

  3. The above steps will log you out of your Facebook account, as shown in the picture

    Android - Facebook App - Menu - Log Out - Result

How to Log Out of Facebook on a Computer

Logging out of Facebook on a computer is also very easy; you can do it with only two clicks.

  1. Click on your profile icon at the top left corner and select “Log out” from the options

    Windows 11 - Facebook - Menu - Log Out

How to Log Out of Facebook Remotely Using a Phone or Tablet

You can log out of your Facebook account on another device through the following steps on your phone or tablet.

  1. Tap on the menu icon at the top left corner under the “Messenger” icon

    Android - Facebook App - Menu

  2. Scroll down and tap on “Settings & Privacy” from the menu options to open the dropdown

    Android - Facebook App - Menu - Settings & Privacy

  3. Tap on “Settings” from the dropdown menu options

    Android - Facebook App - Menu - Settings & Privacy - Settings

  4. Under the “Account” menu, tap “Password and security” 

    Android - Facebook App - Menu - Settings & Privacy - Settings - Password & Security

  5. Under “Where you’re logged in,” tap on the three dots at the left of the device name you want to log out from

    Android - Facebook App - Menu - Settings & Privacy - Settings - Password & Security - Logged In - 3Dots

  6. Tap the “Log out” button to log out remotely from another device

    Android - Facebook App - Menu - Settings & Privacy - Settings - Password & Security - Logged In - Log Out

How to Log Out of Facebook Remotely Using a Computer

You can log out of a Facebook account on another device using your computer as well. Follow the following steps.

  1. Click on your profile icon and select “Settings & privacy” from the given options

    Windows 11 - Facebook - Menu - Settings & Privacy

  2. Under “Settings and Privacy,” click on “Settings”


    Windows 11 - Facebook - Menu - Settings & Privacy - Settings

  3. Select “Security and login,” click on the device name you want to log out from, and select “Log out”

    Windows 11 - Facebook - Menu - Settings & Privacy - Settings - Security & Login - Logged In - Log Out

  4. You can click on “Log out of all sessions” to log out of your Facebook account on every device

    Windows 11 - Facebook - Menu - Settings & Privacy - Settings - Security & Login - Logged In - Log Out of All Sessions

How to Log Out of Messenger on a Phone or Tablet

You can log out of your Messenger account on a phone or a tablet through the following steps.

  1. Tap on the menu icon at the top left, under the “Messenger” icon

    Android - Facebook App - Menu

  2. Scroll down and tap on “Settings & Privacy”

    Android - Facebook App - Menu - Settings & Privacy

  3. Under “Settings & Privacy,” tap on “Settings”

    Android - Facebook App - Menu - Settings & Privacy - Settings

  4. Tap on “Password and security” from the options under the “Account” menu

    Android - Facebook App - Menu - Settings & Privacy - Settings - Password & Security

  5. Tap on “See all” to see all the devices where you are logged in to your Facebook or messenger account

    Android - Facebook App - Menu - Settings & Privacy - Settings - Password & Security - Logged In - See All

  6. You can see “Messenger” written under some of the names of the devices; tap on the three dots next to the device you want to log out from

    Android - Facebook App - Menu - Settings & Privacy - Settings - Password & Security - Logged In - See All - Messenger - 3Dots

  7. Tap on “Log out” to check out from your messenger account

    Android - Facebook App - Menu - Settings & Privacy - Settings - Password & Security - Logged In - See All - Messenger - 3Dots - Log Out

How to Log Out of Messenger on Android Without Facebook

You can log out of your Messenger account even without Facebook. You can use “Settings” on your phone.

  1. Tap on Settings to go to the settings menu on your smartphone

    Android - Settings

  2. Tap on “Apps” to see all the applications and their relevant settings

    Android - Settings - Apps

  3. Under “Apps,” Tap on “Apps”

    Android - Settings - Apps

  4. Scroll down to “Messenger” application and tap on it

    Android - Settings - Apps - Messenger

  5. Tap on “Storage”

    Android - Settings - Apps - Messenger - Storage

  6. Tap on “Clear Data” to log out of your messenger account

    Android - Settings - Apps - Messenger - Storage - Clear Data