Delete / Deactivate Facebook Account – Complete Guide

In this guide, I will show you how to completely delete a facebook account immediately.

Using the facebook delete option implies that there is little or no chance of recovering the account. If you’d like to reactivate the account again, you should use the deactivate facebook account route.

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How to delete Facebook account

Before deleting your account, it may be worth downloading your information from Facebook. To do this, follow these steps:

1. Click the account menu down arrow at the top right of any Facebook page in your web browser
2. Click ‘Download a copy of your Facebook data’ at the bottom of your General Account Settings
3. Choose ‘Start My Archive’

The file that begins downloading will contain your Facebook profile information, so be very careful about where you keep it.

How to deactivate Facebook account

To deactivate your Facebook account, follow these steps:

1. Click the account menu down arrow at the top right of any Facebook page in your web browser
2. Select ‘Settings’
3. Choose ‘Security’ in the left column
4. Choose ‘Deactivate your account’, and then follow the steps to confirm your decision

To reactivate your account after deactivating it, simply log into Facebook your e-mail and password. Your profile will be entirely reinstated.

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