If you updated your Facebook Messenger app on your mobile phone you may have noticed an unexpected and undesired feature has appeared – the ability to view your SMS or text messages through the app. If you don’t want to use Facebook Messenger as your default text messaging app follow the steps below to turn this feature off.
1. Open Facebook Messenger and click the tab all the way at the right on the top where you see the round people icon.
2. Scroll down and select SMS
3. By default SMS will be turned off but you will notice a slider at the top of the screen where it says ” Default SMS app” Pressing this will disable phone contacts from appearing in the app.
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