How To Appear Offline MW2

How To Appear Offline MW2
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Written by 

Tarran Stockton


22nd Nov 2022 14:48

You may want to know how to appear offline in MW2 so you can avoid invites and messages from friends and acquaintances when you aren't up for being social. Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 has a single player campaign, but most people are getting the game so they can play multiplayer. While you may want to play online, you can still have the peace of playing on your own by appearing offline, so check out our explanation of how to appear offline in MW2

How To Appear Offline MW2

How To Appear Offline In MW2
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There is an option to appear offline in Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2, which is available for all platforms, but PC users can also take additional steps. We'll highlight the process for appearing offline below. 

Appearing Offline - All Platforms

  • Load up Modern Warfare 2 or Warzone 2 and navigate to the home screen.
  • Click the 'Profile' button next to the Settings icon at the top of the screen.
  • From here you have the option to either appear as Online, Offline, Busy, or Away. 

Appearing Offline - PC

  • For Steam users:
    • Load up the Steam client and click Friends at the top left of the screen.
    • This will bring up a menu where you can select to be Online, Away, Invisible, or Offline. 
  • For users:
    • Open the app and click the Profile button at the top right. 
    • This will bring up a menu where you can select "Appear Offline". 

Using any of the highlighted methods above will ensure that you appear offline in-game and let you get to playing without anyone bothering you with messages or invites. 

That's all for our walkthrough of how to appear offline in MW2, and now you know how to do so for all platforms. 

You may also want an answer to the question, is Warzone 2 cross platform? Check out our guide, which also covers how to change crossplay options. 

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