How to delete Facebook account

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Preliminary operation


Before explaining to you how to delete a Facebook account, let me show you the detailed procedure for making a backup of your data on the social network: a useful operation to obtain a copy of the information and content that you have shared with other users during your stay on the platform.


To proceed from smartphones and tablets, start the Facebook app for Android or iPhone / iPad devices, press the ☰ button, select the options Settings and privacy and Settings, locate the section Your information on Facebook and tap on the item Download your information.

At this point, make sure the tab is selected Request a copy, tick next to all data (Post, Photo and video, Post comments , Friends, Stories, Messages, Groups, Events etc.) that you intend to include in the backup e, via the drop-down menu Date range, choose whether to include all data since you joined Facebook or only those published in a range of dates.

Finally, choose the file format in which to download the backup (HTML o JSON), specifies the quality of multimedia content (high, half o low) and the first button Create the file, to start the creation of the archive containing all the data indicated above.


If you prefer to proceed from a computer, connect to the main Facebook page and log in to your account, then click on the icon Arrow pointing downwards (in alto a destra) and selects the voice Settings from the menu that opens. Now, choose the option Your information on Facebook, locate the item Download your information and premium relative pulsating View.


Then select the data to be backed up, specify thedate range of your interest, the format of the file and the quality of multimedia contentclick on your button Create file and wait for the preparation of the archive with all your data to be completed. Note that depending on the amount of data you have decided to back up, this could take more than a day.


Whether you have requested a copy of your information on Facebook through the social network app or by logging into your account from your computer, as soon as the archive containing the data of your interest is ready you will receive an email containing a link to download the archive in question. Furthermore, you can view all the backups created by accessing the section Download your information of your Facebook account and selecting the tab Copy agolable.


Finally, I would like to point out that you can request the creation of an archive containing all the data associated with your account even during the cancellation of the latter.

How to delete Facebook account forever

Delete Facebook account forever is a procedure that allows you to schedule the cancellation of your account on the famous social network. From the moment of the cancellation request, 30 days must elapse for its definitive elimination. In the next lines you will find the detailed procedure to succeed in your intent.

How to delete facebook account from app

Per delete a Facebook account from the app, take your smartphone or tablet, start the social network application e, if you have not already done so, log in to the account you want to delete.

Now, press the ☰ button, at the top right (on iPhone / iPad it is located in the bottom menu), select the option Settings and privacy and tap on the item Settings. In the new screen that appears, locate the section Your information on Facebook, click on the option Account ownership and control and choose the item Deactivation and elimination.


At this point, for delete Facebook account permanently, place a check mark next to the option Delete account, tap on the pulsating Continue to delete the account e, on the screen Account deletion, choose whether to continue using Messenger after deleting your Facebook account by pressing the button Deactivate account related to the item To keep Messenger, turn it off.

If you have not done so before and are interested in downloading the contents of your Facebook account, tap the button Download the information, to back up your account, otherwise continue further. Finally, if you are the only administrator of one or more Facebook pages you manage, click on the option Change the administrator settings, select the page of your interest and add a new administrator. In this regard, my guide on how to appoint a Facebook page administrator may be useful.

Once this is done, press the button Delete account, enter yours Password in the appropriate field, tap the button Continue and premi onl'opzione Delete account, to confirm your intention.

You should know that, in case of second thoughts, you have 30 days to retrace your steps and cancel the cancellation of your account. To do this, simply log in with the credentials associated with it.

After 30 days from the cancellation request, the account will be permanently deleted and it will no longer be possible to recover it. If you are not entirely convinced to put an end to your Facebook experience permanently, you can choose to take a break from the social network and temporarily deactivate your account. To find out more, I leave you to my guide on how to deactivate Facebook account.

How to delete Facebook account from PC

It was preferred eliminare account Facebook da PC, all you have to do is go to your profile settings and choose the option to permanently delete it.

To proceed, connect to the main Facebook page e, if you have not already done so, access the account you want to delete, by entering the data in the fields Email or phone and Password. Once this is done, click on the icon Arrow pointing downwardsat the top right, and select the option Settings give the menu check if you press.

In the newly opened page, select the item Your information on Facebook visible in the sidebar on the left, click on the option View related to the item Deactivation and elimination e, in the new screen that appears, put the check mark next to the option Permanent deletion of the account, to permanently delete your profile.

Clicca, quindi, on pulsating Continue to delete the account, select the option Deactivate account related to the item To keep Messenger, turn it off, to continue using Messenger after deleting your Facebook account, and press the button Download the information, to back up your account (if you haven't done so previously).

At this point, if you are the only administrator of a Facebook page you manage and view the option Change the Page administration settingsclick on your button Change the administrator settings, to add new administrators and prevent the page from being left to itself.

Finally, hit the button Delete account, enter your password in the field Password and click on pulses Continue and Delete account, to schedule the cancellation of your Facebook account, which will take place definitively and irreversibly after 30 days from the cancellation request.

How to delete stolen Facebook account

Be your intention è delete a stolen Facebook account and to which you can no longer log in independently, all you can do is report your account as a compromise and follow the instructions provided by Facebook to try to recover it.

To proceed, connected to the "Report compromised account" page of Facebook, click on the button My account has been compromised, insertion il cellphone number or l 'email address associated with your account in the appropriate field and press the button Search.

On the newly opened page, enter the last password associated with your account that you remember in the field Current or previous password, and click on the item Continue. If the password has not been changed by the person who stole your account, you will be able to access it and you can protect your account.

To do this, select one of the options visible on the screen (I found a post, message, or event that I didn't create, Someone else logged into my account without my permission, I found an account that uses my name or photos etc.), to explain why you believe you have been the victim of a hacker attack, press the buttons Continue and First steps and follow the instructions shown on the screen to protect your account.

If, on the other he, your account password is out of date, click on the item Protect my account, select one of the agolable options (Use my Google account, Email code and Send code via SMS) and the first button Continue, to receive a security code and attempt to recover your account.

After writing down the 6-digit code that was sent to you by Facebook, enter it in the field insert the code and click on the button Continue, to set a new password and recover your account. To find out more, you can check out my guide on how to recover stolen Facebook account.

How to delete Facebook Business account

It has been used Facebook Business Manager to manage the advertising campaigns of your Facebook page e, now, you would like to delete the profile in question, connected to the main page of the social network, click on the Arrow pointing downwards, locate the section Business Manager in the menu that opens and press on the Facebook Business account you want to delete.

In the newly opened page, click the icon of gear wheel, at the top right, to access the settings of your Facebook Business account, and select the option Business manager information, visible in the sidebar on the left.

Now, click on the button Permanently delete the Business Manager account, indicate the reason for your choice by placing the check mark next to the agolable options of your interest (Not what I expected, It is difficult to use and I want to manage my advertising pages and accounts from my personal account) and the first button NEXT. Alternatively, click on the button Salta, to avoid explaining the reason for your decision.

Finally, hit the button NEXTI inserted the Password of your Facebook account in the appropriate field and click on the button Send, to confirm your intention and schedule the cancellation of the selected Facebook Business account, which will take place, definitively, after 24 hours from your request.



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