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Deactivate Account on Facebook – 2019 Guide

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Current events could have you pondering a break from Facebook. This is not an alternative for everyone though if recent events have made you ponder getting off these amazing social network, well you can simply tighten up your account settings and make it more secured. However, if having your information extracted for political purposes without your permission really borders you, there are methods to extricate on your own from the substantial social media network.

If you are still looking for the best and quickest way to remove your Facebook account, then read this article to the end and check out the useful video in it. You’ll be amazed at how quick and easy it is to deactivate a Facebook account. Don’t be afraid, it uses the updated Facebook settings to show you how to go about deactivating your Facebook profile from the net.

Smart read: How to create a Facebook Account.

How do I deactivate My Account on Facebook in 2017?

How do I deactivate My Account on Facebook?

Deactivating a Facebook Account

Facebook provides you with two options: You either deactivate or remove your Facebook Account

How do I deactivate My Account on Facebook?

Wait!! Who says you cannot deactivate your Facebook temporarily or better still delete Facebook account permanently? Even though we agree that Facebook is the easiest way to keep in touch with our loved ones, we may be biased by thinking in that direction.

I remember what a friend posted before he deleted his account and I quote “I once had a life until someone asked me to create a Facebook account” – It sounded funny but true.

You hardly keep in touch, no visitation, no hang out, just you and your device. That’s that on that so let’s see how to deactivate your Facebook account and take a break from this Facebook thing.

Note: When you deactivate your account, you can always reactivate it back and no one will connect with you through out the deactivation period – no one will see your activities, profile and etc.

If deactivating Facebook is not you want and you want to delete your account permanently, then take a look at our recent post: How can i delete my Facebook account permanently?

Check this out:

How to Deactivate Facebook Account temporarily

  • First, you need to log in to your Facebook account by entering your Facebook credentials.
  • Once login, take the cursor of your mouse to the arrow icon facing downward located in the top-right corner of the page and click on it.
  • A drop-down menu will appear where you need to select the “Settings” option.
  • Then, select the Security tab from the left panel of the screen.
  • At the bottom of the page, you’ll find the ‘Deactivate your account option. Click on it.
  • After clicking the option, a tab will be extended where you need to click on the blue color ‘Deactivate your account link.
  • A new page will be open, where you need to enter the password.
  • After entering a password, click on the ‘Continue’ button.
  • You’ll be directed to a new page, where you need to tell the reason behind your deactivation.
  • After filling the prompt information, click on the ‘Deactivate’ button for deactivation.
  • Facebook will once again ask you to confirm your decision to deactivate Facebook account. Click on the Deactivate Now button to immediately deactivate Facebook account.

After deactivating or deleting your account, you may be tempted to create a new one, well see this guide: How to create a Facebook Account.

I hope this guide was helpful? Please let us know your reason for wanting to leave Facebook in the comment box below. And Please Share it. 

Also: Please and please let us know if you are finding it difficult to deactivate your account and we will be ready to help.

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