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How To Delete Your Facebook Account

Slides & Instructions

Facebook-Delete account from website. Step 1: Login to Facebook
Facebook-Delete account from website. Step 2: Click the downward facing arrow
Facebook-Delete account from website. Step 3: Click settings
Facebook-Delete account from website. Step 4: Click your Facebook information
Facebook-Delete account from website. Step 5: Click delete your account information
Facebook-Delete wccount from website. Step 6: Click delete account
Facebook-Delete account from website. Step 7: Click password & continue
Facebook-Delete account from website. Step 8: Click delete account
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  • Deleting your Facebook Account is easy. Login to your account from a computer browser and follow the steps below. You cannot delete your account from within the mobile app.


  • Click here to open Facebook. If you're already logged in, doing so will open your Facebook homepage


  • Click the downward facing arrow on top right


  • Click settings


  • Click your Facebook information


  • Click delete your account information


  • Click delete account


  • Type your password and click continue


  • Click delete account


  • Please note, deletion will be complete in 30 days. If you login to your account during that 30 days you will reactivate your account.

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Questions & Answers

Question:
I deleted my account by mistake. Can I reactivate it?
Answer:

Once you submit your account for deletion, you have 30 days to reactivate your account and cancel the deletion. After 30 days, the deletion process will begin and you won't be able to retrieve any of the content or information you have added.

Question:
What is the difference between deleting and deactivating my account?
Answer:

Once you go through the deletion Steps, it can take up to 90 days for your data that’s stored in backup systems to be deleted. However, your info isn’t accessible on Facebook during this time Even after Deletion, copies of some material (like log records) may remain in Facebook’s database, but are “disassociated from personal identifiers,” according to the company.

Question:
What happens to my information when I delete my account?
Answer:

Once you go through the deletion steps, it can take up to 90 days for your data that’s stored in backup systems to be deleted. However, your info isn’t accessible on Facebook during this time Even after deletion, copies of some material (like log records) may remain in Facebook’s database, but are “disassociated from personal identifiers,” according to the company.

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