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I'm only a moderate user of Facebook, and I don't use Facebook Messenger at all. However, if a friend messages me on FB Messenger, I get an alert on my phone that I can't clear without going to the desktop site or installing Messenger. I've found that if a friend messages me, I can block them individually when this happens, but I don't want to have to do this each time. Is there a way to disable or otherwise block all Messenger conversations to my account?

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    You should be able to turn off the phone notifications. On Android, go into Settings for the app, go to Notifications, and turn off the notifications for "Messages". – ale May 7 '16 at 20:42
  • @ale That does not seem to be a complete solution. I still get notifications for unread messages from the Facebook app, even without having Messenger installed. – Vidar S. Ramdal Aug 28 '17 at 8:01

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