How to go offline in the new Windows 8 messaging app

Don’t want to be bothered? Go offline in the new Windows 8 messaging app – simply follow our guide

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The new Messaging app which comes with Windows 8 is no doubt a piece of cake for those who spend much time in social networking sites. It helps users to stay connected to their social buddies and to get instant updates from different social sites, IMs. The messaging app notifies users through push notifications when they get a new chat message, mail or any update. The messaging app sign in automatically to your Windows, Facebook and other connected accounts automatically whenever an internet connection is available.

Suppose you have connected your Facebook account with the messaging app. Now, if you go offline on Facebook (on the browser) or even sign out, the messaging app will still show you online. It may happens, that you don’t want to be visible to your contacts. To solve this problem you need to go offline on the messaging app.

The following steps will serve your purpose.

Steps to go offline on the new messaging app in Windows 8

1. First of all Launch the Messaging app.


2. Now, right click to bring up the app commands bar.

Right Click

3. Click on Status, then click on Appear Offline.


That’s it. You have successfully gone offline on the new messaging app in Windows 8.

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