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How Do I Delete My Facebook® Account

February 07, 2014  |  Difficulty: Easy

delete any Facebook® account

There may be many reasons why you would like to delete your Facebook® account. Interestingly, most users have no idea how to completely delete an account. The instructions below show you how to delete any Facebook® account if you have proper login information.


Facebook® account deletion:

  1. Launch your Internet browser and log in to the Facebook® account you want to delete.
  2. Click on the “cogwheel” on the right side of the top navigation bar and select “Settings”.
  3. In the left navigation pane switch to the “Security” section.
  4. At the end of the settings list, you will see a “Deactivate your Account” hyperlink. Click on it.
  5. You can fill out the survey and decide if you want to opt out from receiving any future emails from Facebook®. Now click on the “Confirm” button.
  6. Type your password in the “Password Confirmation“ overlay window and click on the “Deactivate Now“ button.
  7. Your account will have been deleted.


  • Deactivating your account will disable your profile and remove your name and picture from most things you've shared on Facebook®. Some information may still be visible to others, such as your name in their friends list and messages you have sent.

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