Facebook offers a convenient way to deactivate Facebook account. However, deactivation of Facebook does not completely and permanently the Facebook profile and accoucnt.

According to Facebook FAQ, deactivate Facebook account will render user’s profile and all information associated with it immediately inaccessible to other Facebook users. In other words, the account is effectively disappear from the Facebook service. However, the Facebook account is not been purged from Facebook’s servers. Instead, the profile information (friends, photos, interests, etc.) is saved, so that the account can be recovered and reactivated in future with the information intact if the user decides to do so, or regret on the deactivation decision.

Permanently delete the Facebook account will completely remove and purge all personally identifiable information associated with the Facebook account from Facebook database. This includes information like name, email address, mailing address, and IM screen name. However, do note that copies of some material (photos, notes, etc.) may remain in Facebook servers for technical reasons, but this material is disassociated from any personal identifiers and completely inaccessible to other users.

Facebook users who want to get rid of Facebook once and for what, and do not think that he or she will use Facebook again, Facebook provides a way to delete the account. Once Facebook account is deleted, it’s impossible to reactivate the account or retrieve any of the content or information previously associated in the account. There is no option for recovery once Facebook account is deleted.

To delete a Facebook account, log in to the Facebook account, and then submit the “Delete My Account” at https://ssl.facebook.com/help/contact.php?show_form=delete_account.

Delete and Remove Facebook Account

Click on Submit button. Enter the password to confirm it’s your account, and the captcha security spam check. Then click on Okay button. An email will be sent to indicate that the Facebook account will be deleted in 14 days.

Confirm Delete Facebook

During the 14 days account deletion grace period, do not login or sign in to Facebook account, nor perform any action utilizing Facebook, such as Share on Facebook on Like in Facebook, or login and sign up to other websites by using Facebook Connect (Facebook user name and password credentials). Any interaction and usage of the Facebook account during the period will prevent the account from being deleted.

Alternative Method to Delete Facebook Account

If the above official method to delete the Facebook account fails, it’s also possible to email Facebook to request them to delete your Facebook account directly. The email address is:

[email protected]

Within a few days (allows up to a week), an email response should be sent by Facebook to confirm that the account has been permanently deleted.

If there is no response from Facebook, and you can still access your Facebook account or given an option to reactivate the account, try email Facebook again, with the following three email addresses:

[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]

The Facebook account is permanently deleted when user cannot login to the account anymore, and there is not message which offers user a chance to reactivate the Facebook account.

Related Posts

  • kalum asanka

    plz delet my facebook accout

  • Richard O’Connor

    PLEASES DELETE MY FACEBOOK ACCOUNT AT ONCE

  • anjumoni duwararh

    please delete my fbaccount

  • Brenda Gordon

    I don’t know my face book or my email password, but would like to delete my face book account for now and remove my page if possible. [email protected]

  • sagheer mughal

    delet my accoun facebook

  • AQSA HAFEEZ

    PLZ DELETE MY FACEBOOK ID

  • yam kant pandeya

    pl delet my face book

  • daniyalhamza

    plzz delete my face book my account

  • gowri

    delet my face book acount

  • yasin

    please remove my facebook

  • Nuttanan

    pls delete my facebook account “[email protected]

  • Richard Cardenas

    Take me off Facebook OK

  • naksh

    sir, i want to delete my faceboook id of naksh and rose?

  • nt

    my baby daddy is in prison for beating me and i want to deactivate his facebook account or delete it it automatically signs in so do not know the password

  • aron

    please help me to delete my account

  • aron

    thanks for face book

  • please delete my accout

  • Travis

    Making me get divorce

  • nagesh nagesh

    please deleted my account

  • Glenda

    To many bad photo sad story and abuse emotion pop on my Facebook am very sensitive is effecting my health worry stress can’t sleep bother me so much reason I don’t watch TV anymore Facebook is even worse sorry

  • Naru

    If I delete my account, will the messages I sent to someones inbox still be viewable by that person?

  • swati mahajan

    please delete my fb account permanently

  • Dinesh Mech

    please delete my facebook account

  • Dinesh Mech

    Please delete my facebook account

  • Gayan Sri

    Pls I want delete my account Gayan Sri – Mobile # 0097470649764

  • syed ahmed

    plzzzzz delete my this account perminantly

  • syed ahmed

    please delete my facebook id

  • paul murphy

    please delete my facebook account

  • lokendra lama

    please close my acount

  • pooja

    pls delete my facebook accont

    • rajendra singh

      Tell me delete Facebook account

  • bhavesh parekh

    please take me off facebook for good

  • james croney

    face book is a big problem delete at once.

  • GANESH SHIVAKUMAR

    DELETE MY ACCOUNT

  • amitkumartiwari

    delete my facebook ac.

  • Eddy

    I’ve been waiting for my account to be deleted. It was 2 weeks ago. It should of been deleted by now. I logged in to check. The message popped up, saying it is now scheduled to be deleted 2 weeks AFTER TODAY. WHAT IN THE F*** ??!!
    I’m infuriated… I have to wait 2 more friggin weeks ?! Can they delete it as soon as possible ? I sent them emails… but not sure if it’ll work…

  • rachel felton

    rachel past away today because of poeple harrassing her .whats it was her daughter FATHER AND A LONG TIME FRIEND. THANKS GUYS WHEN YOU KICK YOU KICK HARD. THEIR NAMES ARE RENAL MCGINNIS AND JASON STALLSMITH.THANKS FOR HAVING ME RAISE MY GRAND KIDS. THANK YOU HER FATHER

  • Iftikhar

    I am send friends requst acount will blocked

  • SILVIA.META

    COULD YOU PLEASE DELETE MY FACEBOOK AND MY ACCOUNT PERMANANTLY BYE.

  • Delete my facebook account permanently.

    Please delete me permanently on facebook.

    • mike palenius

      delete this account

    • abu abdullah

      please delete my facebook account permnantly and delete my profile.

    • amitkumartiwari

      delete my facebook accout permanently.

    • robert hand

      I am always having trouble getting on face book I get on faster with my phone

    • navin kumar

      i want only one account.

    • john prevost

      remove

  • Religia

    I don’t see why it would take 14 days. It dodn’t take 14 days to activate. I guess because they know that ppl are so addicted that they won’t last 7 says without the need to log on. It’s like crack or meth; gotta have it. A SCARY waste of time…

  • RAVI KANT MAHESHWARI

    sorry closed my facebook a/c

    • henry stehle

      Pleas take me off facebook

  • jyoti kashiv

    personal problem

  • jyoti kashiv

    plz my account delete…………..

  • suyog

    plz delete my face book account permantly both site and my mobile

  • suyog

    sir i want to complete delete permantly face book due to some personal problem as well as my mobile account facebook account

  • plz dlt my account permenantly

  • shanmuga srpc rajan

    Cancel the facebook

  • Sue Cope

    I have more than one Facebook how do I fix that & I’m having trouble with my photo’s doing diplomats pictures in my timeline & news feed.???

  • poonam aggarwal

    PERSONAL problem

  • Chanda

    sir
    plz tell me……………………… how to delete my fb account.

  • Yuli

    Deleting my Facebook and getting a new one

  • Amar Pappu Pednekad

    Delet my acount

  • kinza

    plzzzzz delete my this account perminantly

  • pls delete my facebook accont

  • shamang maurya

    sir
    plz tell me……………………… how to delete my fb account

  • karishma

    sir
    plz tell me……………………… how to delete my fb account.

  • veerraj

    plz my account delete

  • Angie sadler

    please take me off Facebook for good

  • Kristy

    Can you INSTANTLY delete your Facebook account without waiting 14 days? Because I really can’t handle it, my friend is hacking into it! And writing bad things

  • lorke pakharely

    i’ve a new facebook id

  • lorke pakharely

    i’ve a new facebook id . so i want delete

  • I feel the posting of Rahardyan Pradipta in group user of Sawangan City was very offended other religions and would lead to division among the people adherents of Islam and other religions in our country site of Sawangan, Magelang, Indonesia which. Please asap get deleted or deactivated the group account Sawangan City because it would disrupt the tranquility and peace between the religious community.
    Thank you.
    Agus

  • MoeZ

    plz any one help me for to remove the facebook May Thu Thein Tun id i have no email id and password I have just only user name plz help me any one .
    I want to delete the account because deactivation is not good for me. plz help me !

  • Cynthia Jean Sweeney is the fake imposter account I come up with even though my name on my account is Cynthia Sweeney not the middle name. This imposter account does have my email, my cell phone#, and goes to that profile which doesn’t have a photo and is not my real account. I have had to use it to see my real account! I want it blown away but still keep the fb acct. with the name Cynthia Sweeney. I don’t know my password as it has been changed so many times I would not know. thanks if you can do this for me.
    Cynthia

    • Cynthia Sweeney

      I am in a situation my own account is Cynthia Sweeney I have info, profile photo of me sailing, and the imposter account is Cynthia Jean Sweeney so my attempts to sign in to my own account are impossible. the imposter account has some of my photos, friends and posts. I have to go to my real account by using the imposter account! I don’t mind if the account are saved and merged together? Under my account name Cynthia Sweeney. Someone please take care of this problem! I have been seeking some help for some time and am very sad duri g holidays I cannot share with them on my page!

  • Amar

    Facebook

  • The person is very rude.

  • Gerçekten Çok işime yaradığını söylemek istiyorum. Respect.

  • ming

    i need remove account facebook immediatele , BC i no need to wait 14 days

  • i want to delete my account facebook

  • sandra patton

    My facebook account has been closed,because an invalid security certificate-facebook443-i would like to have my account back;other members of the family uses the same computer and their facebook is nor effected. i have used all that i know to solve this. i have checked the time and date which is right i would like have help tp get the account working again.otherwise please tell a solution to this matter,other wise i have nothing good to say about facebook.

  • plz any one help me for to remove the facebook fack id i have no email id and password I have just only user name plz help me any one .

  • G.RAMYA

    very bad

    • AKSHITH,K

      why you feel bad ! feel i’am god ”’ok”
      “”””good night”””

  • Luc VL

    I have tried to delete my facebook account several times last two years. And it does NOT work. After those 14 days it's still there… It's following me. And I hate it !

  • sergio

    nice article! but the easiest way to DELETE your facebook account permanently (and backup ALL yor data) is http://www.goodfbye.com

    2 clicks and you're done!

    😉

  • Pratibha Garg

    I wanna delete my account permanently and immediately……..Please can anyone help me?????????????????????

  • safiquedela

    i am all reddy many account

  • Pingback: How to completely delete your Facebook account()

    • Patrick Cassidy

      helo

  • Donald

    I want to delete the account because deactivation is not good enough.

  • mack list

    Please remove this account that other can post and see things on my wall that been deactivated for many months now. Do not know why the account was deactivated but do not know why the account still exist. so can you please remove all info link to this account. thank you

  • racesrini

    don' like

  • khadeer azzm

    It is totally unsafe. information can be pass to anybody. there is no safety measures.

  • Linogonzales8241

    remove my facebook account now

  • I not comfortable with Facebook, drama. major drama. I am a very private person. I miss that part of my life. I am no nonsense. Life is beautiful with out living,….with it. Scary part is I don't know most of them. I just want out. Thank You!!!!

  • SECURED WEB PROXY

    Looking up to the time and try you put into the web log and consummate information you provide! I will bookmark the weblog and also have my childs agree up here often . Thumbs up! ….

  • sadaf

    Everybody needs to get rid of that crap. Its a big distraction from studies and things like that.

    Nobody likes that everything about them is being being published there, atleast I don't like it. When I was going to sign up for facebook, twitter and myspace my parents warned me but I did'nt listen.

    After deleting my account I am feeling free.

    Like I am out of a stupid jail.

  • sadaf

    Thank you very much for this article. 🙂 God bless you.

  • nem479

    I don't need this…ok,it was fun from the beginning…now I am bored and I spend tooooo much time on that shit….don't need a web-site to call or to talk to my friends …and to tell them how I am o what's happening to me ….also don't need to share everything about me in the web….or be a good farmer,etc…..finally starting to feel free….and I am going to keep feeling free….tooo much control today…don't need it…

  • Hamid

    thanks, dude… you're awesome… People really need to get rid of that shit. 🙂

  • if any one try to use this account it will be fault and i want this cancel now right now

  • take me off right now

  • take me off asap someone got my information and is using my face book account by using my name i got in trouble with friends so take me off right now and i dont want my face book account in use any more please delete me off now

  • nene manga

    remove my facebook account ASAP

  • Costin

    it's so easy to delete your facebook account. just post a lot of pictures and ideas that are not agreated by the terms and conditions 🙂

    spam, porn, violence etc.

    your account will be deleted in no time.

  • Can anyone help me

  • Petrina drakos

    Can u please delete my facebook account so I never have access to it again as I am in fear of my safety because of facebook and it's lack of protection of my account

  • Can u please delete my facebook account forever now it's doing nothing but causing me problems thanx

  • lucas

    Dude, thankyou so fircken much!! This is AWSOME finnaly get to get out of that crap.

    Free at last

    The Shackles of facebook finnaly borken by the hammer of human inginueity.

    =P

  • John

    Thanks a lot . it very helpful way. I have delete my account and very thankful to. very very very thanks dear

  • Prakash

    Deleted too.

  • pls delete my account

  • Wrensis

    [email protected] simply sends you a letter saying they receive too many messages to reply blah blah. I put all settings to just me

    x'd out all apps, removed photos, removed all of my posts, deleted friends and messages and a friend was still able to see me at Farmville as being whatever in line for the collection of wedding gifts. Facebook is worse than AOL to remove from your computer.

    I believe I have evidence of "bots" creating false name accounts and one person I reported who had multiple name accounts all faceless I think used my name to set up more.

    That is suspician..

    fact is:

    They will show your phone number unless you go into settings under edit friends and remove it.

    They demanded real email account passwords to facilitate sending gifts in another App called Country Life, with Country Life saying they were not a party to the latest invasion of personal data.

    I am out…I WILL STAY OUT and I warn everyone this is not a place for your family or children. Way too much being disclosed about YOU.

  • i WISH TO DELET MY FACEBOOK ACCOUNT WITH AS NOW

  • i wish to cancel my account permanently

  • sirius

    Excellent article. thank you 🙂

  • Jason

    Thanks!

  • peachy

    Thank you Thank you Thank you, its like a dream come true.

    Finally I Deleted my account.

    Cant wait for those 14 days to be over 😀 😀 😀

  • Pingback: Delete, Cancel and Terminate Facebook Account and Profile » My Digital Life()