How to Permanently Delete Facebook Account Guide

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Drastic times call for drastic measures! Both your trust and craving for Facebook have ended in absolute disappointment. And hence, you no longer want to continue your romance with the social networking app that once seemed to be your entire world where you could spend endless hours to share sidesplitting couplets, fun-loving videos and larger-than-life images with your loved ones! Though your heart still insists you on letting the affair go on, your mind is too scared to forget the just revealed sensational news of Facebook's personal data sharing blunder. With heavy soul, you are ready to delete Facebook from your iPhone, iPad, Android, and computer.

Before going for the kill, do note that you will never be able to reactivate your account or retrieve any of the content or information you have added to Facebook if you go for the mission elimination.

How to Permanently Delete Facebook Account on iPhone, iPad, and Android

Step #1. Launch the Facebook app and Tap on More from the bottom right corner (On your Android device, it's located on the top right corner.)

Step #2. On your iPhone or iPad scroll down and tap on Help and Support listed under Settings and select Help Center. Whereas on your Android device tap on Help Center.

Permanently Delete Facebook Account

Now, steps remains the same for both Android and iPhone/iPad.

Step #3. Tap on Managing Your Account.

Tap on Managing Your Account on iPhone, iPad or Android Phone

Step #4. Tap on Deactivating or Deleting Your Account.

Tap on Deactivating or Deleting Your Account in Facebook on iPhone, iPad, or Android

Step #5. Tap on How do I permanently delete my account?

Tap on How do I permanently delete my account in Facebook on iPhone, iPad, or Android Phone

Step #6. Make sure to read the after effects of deleting your account. Tap on hyperlinked text “let us know.”

Permanently Delete Facebook Account from iPhone, iPad, or Android Phone

Step #7. Enter your password to confirm the deletion.

Delete Facebook Account Permanently from iPhone, iPad, or Android Phone

Unlike iDevices its quite easy to delete your Facebook account from the web. Let's have a look at that method too.

How to Permanently Delete your Facebook Account From Web

Step #1. Log in to your Facebook account through any web browser.

Step #2. Once you are logged in to your account. Go to https://www.facebook.com/help/delete_account

Step #3. Make sure to read that once you have deleted your account, you will never be able to reactivate it. Moreover, all your Facebook contents will be lost. If you are sure, click on Delete my Account.

Delete Facebook Account from Web

Step #4. Enter your Facebook Account password and type the Captcha. Finally, click OK to delete your Facebook account permanently using the web.

Enter your Facebook Password and Captcha to Permanently Delete Facebook Account

That's it!

You have successfully ended your association with the social networking app.

How to Deactivate Facebook Account on iPhone/iPad, Android, and Computer

If you don't want to delete your account, you have the option to deactivate it. At any time, you wish to start using the app; you can use your credentials to log in again. To do so, jump over to this post.

How to Change Facebook Privacy Settings on on iPhone/iPad, Android, and Computer

Just in case you don't want to give up on Facebook as yet but wish to offer some more safeguards to your privacy, you can choose to customize them to suit your needs better. For instance, you can control who can view your future/past posts and stop every Tom, Dick, and Harry from sending you friend requests. To change your privacy settings, head over here.

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