Delete Facebook account
How to deactivate your Facebook account.
Deactivating your account temporarily means you have the option to return to Facebook whenever you want. To deactivate Facebook account:
STEP 1: Go to www.facebook.com
STEP 2: Log in to your account.
STEP 3: Click icon on the top your home page.
STEP 4: Click Settings.
STEP 5: Click Security.
STEP 6: Click Deactivate Your Account.
STEP 7: Choose Reason for leaving.
STEP 8: Pull down and click Deactivate.
- If you deactivate your account your profile won’t be visible to other people on Facebook and people won’t be able to search for you, but some information, such as messages you sent to friends, may still be visible to others.
- If decide you'd like to go back to Facebook, you can reactivate your account at any time by logging in with your email and password. Your profile will be restored in its entirety.
How to permanently delete your Facebook account.
If you don't think you'll use Facebook again, you can request to have your account permanently deleted. However, after an account has been deleted it won't be possible to reactivate your account or retrieve anything you've shared on your profile.
Before you do this, you may want to download a copy of your information from Facebook:
- Click the downward arrow at the top right of any Facebook page
- Select "Settings"
- Click on the link at the bottom of the main menu that says “Download a copy of your Facebook data”.
Then you can to permanently delete your Facebook account:
STEP 1: Go to https://www.facebook.com/help/delete_account
STEP 2: Click Delete My Account.
STEP 3: Enter your Password and Security Check. Then click OK.
It may take up to 90 days for Facebook to delete all of the things you've posted, like your photos, status updates or other data stored in backup systems.
You make sure log in your Facebook account before go to https://www.facebook.com/help/delete_account
How to deactivate your Facebook account on your mobile.
STEP 1: Go to your Facebook account.
STEP 2: Click icon on the top right your home page.
STEP 3: Pull down and click Account Settings.
STEP 4: Click Secutity.
STEP 5: Click Deactivate.
Step 6: Enter Password and click Continue.
STEP 7: Choose reason for leaving. Click icon o on the first reason.
STEP 8: Click Deactivate.