Sometimes you want to go and chat with one or two people and not be seen be the whole world when logging into Windows Live Messenger. I know I sometimes need to talk business and do not want to be seen by friends, just in case I get caught up in a long conversation during work hours.
- Open windows live messenger
- Go to where it says your display name.
- Click on the little arrow and go down to appear offline.See picture or Video for more information.
Video – how to change your status on Windows Live Messenger to appear offline
When chatting on Windows Live Messenger you can change your status from being online to Away, be right back, in a call , appear offline, and more.
Appearing offline on Windows Live Messenger can be very handy when you want to chat to a contact and avoid another one from seeing you. Sometimes you just don’t feel like talking to certain people.