How to: Hide Your Online Status on Facebook Chat

If you are one of those people who has a large friend list, so many people will remain online in your list. Sometimes it becomes difficult to manage the situation when you don’t want to talk to some people and remain in contact with others. In past, it was not possible to appear offline to people whom you don’t want to talk. You had to completely turn off the Facebook Chat to hide yourself. But now Facebook has introduced new settings with the help of which you can hide your online status from certain people.  Here is a solution for hiding your online status on Facebook Chat from certain contacts.

  • Recently, Facebook has merged friend list with Chat and you can choose which of these particular list members get to see you online.
  • By setting a particular list to off, you can easily appear online to your close friends or family members.
  • Other people don’t have any idea of whether you are logged in Facebook Chat or not. Although, you may appear off to them in chat, they can see your online activities on Facebook, if your privacy settings permit them to.
  • You can easily change your online status on Facebook Chat window for any particular member list.

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2 Responses to "How to: Hide Your Online Status on Facebook Chat"

  1. Saiman Noreen says:

    I was looking for this tutorial. Thankx

  2. Maharm says:

    That is a nice small tutorial. Very helpful. Thank you

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