Want to delete your Facebook account? There may be various reasons that now you don’t like Facebook. One of the main concerns may be Privacy of your personal data on Facebook, latest Cambridge Analtyica scandal, is one of the examples of leakage of personal data.

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In this guide, we will walk you through the complete process of, how can you closed or delete facebook account permanently. Deleting Facebook account and Deactivating Facebook account, both are altogether different things. Also see, how to deactivate your Facebook account, to know what are the basic difference b/w these two?

How To Delete Facebook Account Permanently?

Once you delete a Facebook account, keep in mind that you will not able to reactivate or retrieve the data you have on Facebook. So, before deleting your Facebook Account Permanently, you should know all the facts about it, given as below:

  • After deletion request, you can regain it, if you log in to your account within 14 days of the deletion request.
  • It may take up to 90 days from the start of the deletion process to delete all your data you have on Facebook viz. Photos, Videos, Post etc. from their Backup systems.
  • These data will not be accessible to anyone on Facebook during the process of deletion also.
  • Once your Facebook account deleted permanently, you can not regain access to it.
  • Some of your data, like message/chat sent to your friends, which is not stored in your account, will not be deleted. Means, this information will be there after you delete your Facebook Account Permanently.
Note: Before start deleting your Facebook account, download a copy of all your data from your Facebook Account. Click here to read complete guide.
Once you decided to delete your Facebook account permanently, just follow the steps given below:
Step 1: Login to your Facebook account and just click on the below button to submit your request to delete your facebook account:
Step 2: Now on the opened webpage, click on ‘Delete My Account’ button, as shown in the image shown:
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Step 3: One popup box will get opened, here just enter your Facebook account password as well as captcha and click on ‘OK’ button.
delete your facebook account permanently
Now, you have successfully submitted your request to delete your facebook account permanently. Facebook still gives you one option to get back your account, you have to just log in, within the 14 days of the deletion request.
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When you log in to your Facebook account after submitting deletion request, you will get the welcome screen as shown below, just click on ‘Cancel deletion’ and you will get your account back 🙂
delete your facebook account permanently

How To Deactivate Your Facebook Account 

As explained above, deletion and deactivation Facebook account are altogether different things. To know more about how you can deactivate your Facebook Account, read here detailed guide.

Now you got the way how you can delete Facebook account permanently in 14 days and if you want to change your this decision, you can also regain access to your Facebook account, you have to just log in within the deletion time period i.e. 14 days. You should also read another awesome trick:

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