If my Active Status is off on Facebook, will I still receive messages?
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Yes. When you turn off your Active Status, messages will still go to your Chat list for you to read later. If you use the Messenger app, you'll also receive messages in Messenger.
Note: When you turn Active Status off, you'll still appear active or recently active from any other places where you haven't turned off Active Status for, too, for this profile. Learn how to turn Active Status off in Messenger.