How Can I deactivate My Facebook Account?

Updated: How Can I deactivate My Facebook Account? Yes, there is a Facebook feature that lets you deactivate your account on the giant social media platform.

Interestingly, you can either deactivate facebook temporarily or delete it permanently.

Well, during the course of this post, you'll see the complete step by step guide on how to deactivate facebook account temporarily.

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However, we've included a link that will help you delete Facebook forever if you so choose. 

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How Can I deactivate My Facebook Account?

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How Can I deactivate My Facebook Account? was what a friend asked me sometimes ago on Facebook. 

Well, if you are looking for the best and quickest way to deactivate your Facebook account, then read this article to the end and check. 

You’ll be amazed at how quick and easy it is to deactivate a Facebook account. 

Don’t be afraid, this guide uses the updated Facebook 2018 settings to show you how to go about deactivating your Facebook profile from the net.

Hold up!!! Who says you cannot deactivate your Facebook temporarily or better still delete Facebook account permanently?

Read: How Do I Put a Banner on My Facebook Page?

Even though we agree that Facebook is the easiest way to keep in touch with our loved ones, our direction of thinking may be biased.

I remember what a friend posted before he deleted his account and I quote “I once had a life until someone asked me to create a Facebook account” – It sounded funny but it is actually true.

You hardly keep in touch, no visitations, no hanging out, just you and your device. That’s it on that so let’s see how to deactivate your Facebook account and take a break from this Facebook thing.

Note: When you deactivate your account, you can always reactivate it. Also, no one will be able to connect with you throughout the deactivation period – no one will see your activities, profile and etc.

How to Deactivate Facebook Account temporarily 
  •  First, you need to log in to your Facebook account by entering your Facebook details. 
  •  Once you login, take the cursor of your mouse to the arrow icon facing downward located in the top-right corner of the page and click on it. 
  •  A drop-down menu will appear where you need to select the “Settings” option. 
  •  Then, select the “Security” tab from the left panel of the screen. 
  •  At the bottom of the page, you’ll find the “Deactivate your account” option. Click on it. 
  •  After clicking on the option, a tab will be extended where you need to click on the blue colour ”Deactivate your account” link. 
  •  A new page will be open, where you need to enter your password. 
  •  After entering a password, click on the ‘Continue’ button. 
  •  You’ll be directed to a new page, where you need to give your reason or reasons behind your deactivation. 
  •  After filling the prompt information, click on the ‘Deactivate’ button for deactivation. 
  •  Facebook will once again ask you to confirm your decision to deactivate a Facebook account. Click on the Deactivate Now button to immediately deactivate a Facebook account.

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