Are you done with Facebook? If yes, then you might be willing to know how to delete Facebook account permanently or how to deactivate your Facebook account temporarily. Deleting you Facebook account is not something you’ll find on the homepage of your Facebook account. However, finding the settings to delete your Facebook account is not as difficult as you would have thought. So, follow the below guide, which will help you to Delete or deactivate your Facebook account safely with all necessary steps.
There are several reasons why one would like to deactivate their Facebook account. If you are a freelancer and if you spend lots of time on Facebook, then this will surely hurt your work resulting financial instability.
If you are a student who spends a lot of time on Facebook, then this will surely hurt your academic performance resulting poor academic result.
Facebook can also cause depression due to extensive use of it. Excessive usage of anything is bad, same is the case with Facebook.
So, the best thing you could do in such situation is that you deactivate your Facebook account temporarily or delete it permanently. Because, if you decide to not to use Facebook without deleting the account then you will someday end up logging into your Facebook account and continue using it again.
As I said before be sure what you want to do with your Facebook account. Do you want to delete your Facebook account permanently or just trying to deactivate it? Because, if you disable your account, you can regain it, but if you delete your Facebook account, then you won’t be able to get it back.
Before you delete your Facebook Account Save any data including Photos and contacts.
How to back up your Facebook Account data?
Step 1: Go to Facebook Account Setting > Click on Download a copy of your Facebook data
Step 2: Click on Start My Archive and again click on Start my Archive in the pop-up window
Step 3: Now Facebook will create a copy of your entire Facebook data and send it to your Email ID.
How to Deactivate Facebook Account?
Step 1: Click Setting (Gear) icon > Account Setting
Step 2: Click on Security Section in the Left
Step 3: Click on Deactivate your account.
Step 6: Follow the on-screen instructions and you have successfully deactivated your Facebook account.
Note: To activate your Facebook account again just log in with your user ID and password
How to Permanently Delete Facebook Account?
To Delete Facebook Account Permanently follow these steps.
Step 1: Go to this link. This will take you to the Facebook delete you account page.
Step 2: Click Delete my Account to start the deletion process
Step 3: Enter CAPTCHA and your Password and press ok
That’s it. Facebook will delete your account in next 14 days. But don’t log in to your account again before 14 days. By following the above method, you’ll be able to deactivate or delete your Facebook account easily.
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