A post on: Deactivate and Delete Facebook Account updateed 2018-02-25 22:21:10.
How Deactivate Facebook Account
To deactivate your account:
- Click the account menu at the top right of any Facebook page
- Select Settings
- Click General in the left column or visit: web.facebook.com/settings?tab=account
- Choose Manage your account then follow the steps to confirm
visible to other people on Facebook and people won’t be able to search
for you. Some information, such as messages you sent to friends, may
still be visible to others.
If you’d like to
come back to Facebook after you’ve deactivated your account, you can
reactivate your account at anytime by logging in with your email and
password. Keep in mind, if you use your Facebook account to log into
Facebook or somewhere else, your account will be reactivated. This means
your Facebook profile, including things like your friends, photos and
posts, will be completely restored. Remember that you’ll need to have
access to the email address you use to log in to reactivate your
To permanently delete your account: Permanently
deleting your account means you won’t ever be able to reactivate or
retrieve any of the content or information you’ve added.
How to Delete Facebook Account
you don’t think you’ll use Facebook again, you can request to have your
account permanently deleted. Please keep in mind that you won’t be able
to reactivate your account or retrieve anything you’ve added. Before
you do this, you may want to download a copy of your info from Facebook. Then, if you’d like your account permanently deleted with no option for recovery, log into your account and let Facebook know.
you delete your account, people won’t be able to see it on Facebook. It
may take up to 90 days from the beginning of the deletion process to
delete all of the things you’ve posted, like your photos, status updates
or other data stored in backup systems. While Facebook is deleting your
information, it is inaccessible to other people using Facebook.
of the things you do on Facebook aren’t stored in your account. For
example, a friend may still have messages from you even after you delete
your account. That information remains after you delete your account.