How to delete your facebook accountDocument Transcript
How to Delete your Facebook Account
If you have had enough of Facebook and want out, I’ll show you two ways.
You can temporarily disable (ie deactivate) your account, or you can permanently delete it
off the Facebook servers.
Temporarily Disable your Facebook Account
If you deactivate your Facebook account your profile and all information associated with
it are immediately made inaccessible to other Facebook users. What this means is that
you effectively disappear from the Facebook service.
However, if you want to reactivate your account at some point in the future, your profile
information (friends, photos, interests, etc) will be restored and your account will look
just the way it did prior to deactivating it. Many users deactivate their accounts for
temporary reasons and expect their information to be there when they return to the
To deactivate, login to your Facebook account then click on Settings –> Account Settings,
Next click on Settings –> Deactivate,
Next select any excuse, click on Email opt out if you don’t want any email notifications
from Facebook, then click on <Deactivate My Account>,
Done! Your account has just been deactivated and your friends can no longer see you on
You can reactivate it at anytime simply by logging in as normal.. and everything (ie your
profile) will be just like it was prior to deactivating it.
Deactivating your account gives you a second chance if you decide to use Facebook again
Permanently Delete your Facebook Account
If you want to permanently delete your Facebook account knowing that all your profile,
settings and information will be erased, then login to Facebook and scroll to the bottom
of the page.. then click on Help Center,
Click on the Help Center tab, then type in Delete account in the search field,
Click on here to delete your Facebook account,
Click on <Submit>,
You have just permanently deleted your Facebook account.
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