How To Delete Or Deactivate Your Facebook Account In 2 Easy Steps

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Scandal near Facebook and Cambridge Analytica continues and plenty of people now want to delete their data from Facebook (and it’s not so simple as you think).

Keep on reading if you’re ready to break up with Facebook.

Step 1. Download your data

First of all, it’s recommended to download a copy of the data Facebook has on you.

Facebook servers collect all of photos and videos as well as posts and comments. Facebook also stores information about the IP addresses you’ve used to log in, dates and times you’ve clicked on ads, and account status history.

To do this you have to open Settings> General Account Settings > Download a copy of your Facebook data and then click “Start My Archive.”

When your download is ready, Facebook will send you an email with a link to download. For added security, this link will expire after a few days, so download it quickly.

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Step 2. Deleting account

If you are have left all doubts behind and decided to quit this devilish media giant – then you may just follow this link and click ‘Delete my account’.

After that, you’ll need to enter your password and solve the security captcha, and your request to permanently delete your account is underway.

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3. Deactivate your account temporarily

If you’re not sure deleting your account forever is a good idea you can try to deactivate your profile temporarily. I will disable your profile and remove your name from most of the things you’ve shared.

To deactivate your Facebook account, follow these four steps:

1. Click the account menu down arrow at the top right of any Facebook page in your web browser

2. Select ‘Settings’

3. Choose ‘Security’ in the left column

4. Choose ‘Deactivate your account’, and then follow the steps to confirm your decision

To reactivate your account, just log back in.


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How To Delete Or Deactivate Your Facebook Account In 2 Easy Steps
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Scandal near Facebook and Cambridge Analytica continues and plenty of people now want to delete their data from Facebook (and it’s not so simple as you think). Keep on reading if you’re ready to break up with Facebook.
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