How to: permanently delete your Facebook account

How to: permanently delete your Facebook account

If you are certain you never want to use your Facebook account again, you can follow the steps below to permanently delete your account.

If you would prefer to archive your account temporarily with a view to using it again at some point in the future, you can follow our steps on how to Deactivate you Facebook Account


Step One


In settings, click on Help and search for, How do I permanently delete my account?

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Step Two


Click the Delete my account button. delete your facebook account

 

 


Step Three


Fill in your password, and the “Captcha” text and click “OK”. delete your facebook account

 

 


Step Four


Click OK. Pay particular attention to the text regarding a 14 day “cooling off period”. Even though you have elected to permanently delete your account, if you attempt to login within 14 days of initiating the deletion, your account will be re-activated. delete your facebook account

 

 


Step Five


Lastly, you will be shown a confirmation screen with the date of your final, permanent deletion, (14 days in the future). This screen also has 2 buttons, one to confirm and one to cancel deletion. You will also receive an email with the same details. delete your facebook account

 

 

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