How to hide “Last Active…” feature on Yahoo Messenger?

2 min readAug 31, 2016


If you really want that your friends should not come to know when you were active on Yahoo Messenger last time, then follow this procedure. It will configure your Yahoo Messenger in such a way that it will not display how long you’ve been idle.

The Procedure to hide “Last Active…” feature is as follows

1. Tap on Messenger
2. Click On Preferences
3. Under Preferences, click on Privacy
4. Check “Don’t show anyone how long I have been idle” in Right Pane
5. Click Apply>> OK
6. This is all you need to do, now your friends will not be able to know about your last active session

Click on Apply and then on OK