You too are among the thousands of users who hate the new one Facebook chat? Would you like to get rid of that cumbersome sidebar and go back to the good old Facebook chat enclosed in its small box at the bottom right? Start rubbing your hands, I have what you need.
I’m talking about Facebook Sidebar Disabler, a free extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that deactivates the new Facebook sidebar and restores the old chat of the social network allowing you to see all your friends who are online and not just those that Facebook decides. Find out now how to get the old Facebook chat back using it!
We begin to see how to get the old Facebook chat back when using Chrome. If you use the Google browser, the first step you need to take is to connect to the Facebook Sidebar Disabler website and click on the button first Click here to install the Google Chrome extension which is in the center of the page and then up Keep it going (bottom left) e Install to install the extension on your Chrome.
Once the procedure is complete, all you have to do is open a new browser tab and connect to Facebook, you will immediately notice the difference. The sidebar of the new Facebook chat will no longer be present and will be in its place old Facebook chat with its famous box positioned in the lower right part of the screen. Friends activity notifications normally displayed in the sidebar of the new chat will be displayed where the names of people celebrating their birthday usually are (top right).
In case you regret your choice, you can easily uninstall Facebook Sidebar Disabler and return to the new Facebook chat by clicking on the icon in the shape of wrench (in the upper right part of the Chrome window) and selecting the item Tools> Extensions from the menu that appears. On the page that opens, locate Disable the FB Chat Sidebar in the list of extensions installed in the browser and first click on Remove and then on Uninstall to remove it. After removal, connect to Facebook again and click on the gray button at the bottom right to restore the sidebar.
If you wish get the old Facebook chat back and use the browser Firefox, you need to connect to the Facebook Sidebar Disabler website and click on the button first Click here to install the Mozilla Firefox extension which is in the center of the page and then up Allow (top left) e Install now to install the extension on Firefox.
Now, open a new browser tab and connect to Facebook to make sure everything is going the right way. Again, you should no longer see the right sidebar, and instead, you should see the box with the old Facebook chat ready to be used.
If you have second thoughts, you can uninstall Facebook Sidebar Disabler from Firefox by clicking on the orange button Firefox located at the top left and selecting the item Additional components from the menu that appears. On the page that opens, locate Disable the FB Chat Sidebar in the list of extensions installed in the browser and click on Remove to remove it.