How to delete facebook account

If you want to take backup of your facebook data and permanently delete your facebook account, you can use below steps:

Download a copy of your information

  • Login to your facebook account.
  • Click on 'small triangle' on top right of page and click on 'Settings'.
  • Under 'General Account Settings', click on 'Download a copy of your facebook data'.
  • Click on 'Start my Archive' to start downloading copy of your facebook data.

Permanently delete your facebook account

  • Go to facebook delete account page.
  • Login if required.
  • Click on 'Delete My Account' to request deletion of your account.
  • Account deletion is delayed for few days after request. If you login to your facebook account within few days, your account deletion request will be cancelled.
    So make sure not to re-login if you want to Permanently delete account.
  • It can take up to 90 days to completely delete your account and information. Your information will not be accessible on facebook during that time.
  • You can refer Facebook help page for more information.