How to delete a page on Facebook

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Pau Monfort
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A few weeks after it opened, you realized that the page you created to advertise your blog on Facebook could be done better, much better. So you are thinking of canceling it to create one from scratch and attract more fans. Well, if this is indeed the case it seems to me a good idea, there is no doubt. How do you say? You agree perfectly with me but you just don't know which way to go about delete a page on Facebook? Don't worry, you can count on me this time too. In fact, I can explain to you, in detail, how to delete the fanpage you created on the famous social network!




I know, by personal choice you are not very attached to Mark Zuckerberg's social network and you don't know how many of its mechanisms work, but don't worry. To delete a page on Facebook it takes a few, indeed very few clicks. It is therefore an extremely simple operation that can be carried out by everyone, even by the less experienced in the field, without problems, you have my word.

If you don't believe it, follow the instructions on how to delete a page on Facebook that I'm about to give you and try to put them into practice. Just think, you can also do everything directly from your smartphone or tablet. But let's take it one step at a time.

Before providing you with all the explanations of the case, I would like to make you aware of one thing. The deletion of Facebook pages is permanent bases, does not allow cancellations, and can only be implemented by the directors of the latter. So I suggest you think carefully before taking such an important step! If you are still unsure what to do, you can still do an alternative procedure that allows you to hide temporarily the fanpage to the public (keeping it visible for the administrators), a temporary elimination in short.


For my part, I will explain what to do both in case you want to permanently delete your Facebook page and in case you simply want to hide it. The decision on what to do, keep this in mind, but it is up to you alone.

From computer

Delete a Facebook page permanently


If you have a computer "in he" and you are interested in understeing what needs to be done to delete a page on Facebook, the first move you need to make is to connect to the famous social network with the account with which you manage the fanpage.

To do this, open the browser with which you usually surf the net, type www.facebook.com in the address bar and then press the button Submit on the keyboard to connect to the main Facebook page. Now fill in the appropriate forms located at the top right by typing the email address or telephone number you use to access the social network and the relative password, then press the button Log in.

Now locate the name of the Facebook page you want to remove in the left sidebar of the social network, corresponding to the section Pages, and click on it. If you can't see it, click on the option Other that appears when you hover the mouse pointer over the item Pages contained in the left sidebar of Facebook


Now you should finally find yourself on the Facebook page to be deleted. To fulfill your mission, press on the voice Settings, make sure the section is selected Generali from the menu located on the left attached to the new Web page that is shown to you and click on Modification found in correspondence with the item Delete your page present at the bottom.

To finish, click on the link first Permanently delete [page name] (instead of [page name] find by indicating the name of your fanpage) and then on the button Delete.

At this point you can finally say you are satisfied, you have managed to complete the whole procedure by which to delete a page on Facebook by acting from the computer. Since it was simple?

Delete a Facebook page temporarily


If, on the other he, you still don't want to permanently delete a page on Facebook but just want to temporarily hide it from the public proceed as follows.

Go back to the Facebook page of the fanpage, click on the item Settings located in the upper right part of the latter, make sure the section is selected Generali from the menu located on the left attached to the new Web page that is shown to you and click on the item Modification that you find in correspondence with the item Page visibility.


Now check the box that appears next to the item Hide the page and poi press the pulsating Save Changes to confirm and make the changes in question.

Later, you can restore the visibility of the page by simply returning to the same screen by clicking on the item Modification placed in correspondence of the item Page visibility, unchecking the box next to the option Hide the page e then pressing the button Save Changes but I will complete the operation.

From smartphones and tablets

Delete a Facebook page permanently

Do you prefer to operate on the move? No problem, the official Facebook app allows you not only to manage everything concerning your personal account but also the pages you manage. To find out how to delete a page on Facebook from your smartphone or tablet, therefore, follow the instructions below.

To begin with, access the app by tapping its icon on the home screen of your device and then press the button with the three lines horizontally that you find located on the right, tap on the item Pages and select the fanpage on which you intend to go to act.

In the new screen that is shown to you at this point, press the button Other, do tap su Change settings and then close them Generali. At this point, scroll down the new screen that is shown to you until you find the section Page Removal and then press on Permanently delete [page name] (instead of [page name] find by indicating the name of your fanpage). To confirm your intentions, tap the button Delete page.

At this point I can not help but tell you: congratulations, you have just managed to complete the whole procedure by which to delete a page on Facebook!

As an alternative to the procedure I have just indicated, you can also delete a page on Facebook from mobile using the app Facebook Business Suite. It is an application for Android e iOS made agolable directly by the Facebook team that allows you to create, manage and even delete Facebook and Instagram pages directly from the phone (without having to go through the computer even for a confirmation).

After downloading it on your mobile device, authenticate using your Facebook account data (if you have already installed the steard Facebook app you should be automatically recognized) and follow the quick introduction that is offered to you. If you are asked to activate notifications or not, respond according to your needs and preferences, absolutely nothing changes for the purpose of the procedure for deleting the fanpage.

Then, press on miniature at the bottom left, then on the one at the top left and select the name of the page to delete. In the screen that opens, press the icon with i square which is at the bottom right and go up Settings. Finally, select the option Delete page and confirm the deletion of your page by pressing the button Delete page. Easy right?

Delete a Facebook page temporarily

If instead of permanently deleting a page on Facebook, you are only interested in hiding it from the public eye, I'm sorry to tell you but… from mobile it's not possible. Or rather, it is not possible using the official Facebook app or the one dedicated to the management of fan pages but only and exclusively by connecting to the desktop version of the social network from the web browser on your smartphone or tablet.

If you are therefore interested in understeing what needs to be done to be able to delete a page on Facebook temporarily by acting from mobile connected to the browser that you usually use to surf the net from your smartphone or tablet (eg Safari or Chrome) then presses on button to access its options and enable the display of Internet sites in desktop mode.

Then, go to the Facebook home and follow step-by-step the instructions I gave you a few lines above, when I explained how to "hibernate" a fanpage from your computer. The procedure is practically identical.



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