There are a lot of different reasons why some may choose to delete their facebook account. It could be that they just want some time off social media, or you feel your facebook account has been hacked or someone else is sharing your Facebook account with you. Whatever your reason is, this post will teach you how to delete a facebook account and also teach how to deactivate a facebook account.
Before we proceed however it is important to note that there is a big difference between deleting a facebook account and deactivating a Facebook account. When you deactivate a facebook account, what you have done is compared to freezing your profile and data so that no one can find you on Facebook and you won’t receive notifications about anything on facebook. But whenever you are ready you can simply reactivate your account by entering your username and password.
But when you delete a facebook account, you have deleted all your profile and data on Facebook and would no longer have access to that account even when you try to login with your username and password.
To Deactivate a Facebook Account
Follow the steps below to deactivate a facebook account.
Step 1: Log on to your Facebook account webpage and navigate to the top right-hand corner of your page and click on an arrow indicating a downward direction.
Step 2: Kindly click on the Settings icon on your webpage.
Step 3: From the list of options, click on the SECURITY option in the left-hand section of your screen.
Step 4: From the list of options, click Deactivate Your Account and follow all the procedural promptings that follow to successfully deactivate your account.
How To Delete a Facebook Account
Some users may decide to simply delete their accounts. Note that there is no option for recovery when you delete your facebook account. It will take about 90 days for the deletion to complete, but during this period friends will not be able to see photos or status you made on Facebook.
Follow the steps below to delete your facebook account.
Step 1: Visit the facebook section for deleting accounts here.
Step 2: Click on delete my account.
Step 3: Enter your username and password and click ok.
Yes, that’s all. You’re done. it is that easy.
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