If you have had enough of your Facebook account, the social network offers you the option to either deactivate or permanently delete your account.
This article will explain how to permanently delete a Facebook account. It will also provide a quick tip on how to reactivate your account, if it has been previously deactivated.
Permanently Delete a Facebook Account
To get started, go to the following link, which gives you direct access to the account deletion form. Upon opening the link, you will receive the following message:
Click Delete My Account. You will then be required to enter your password and a capcha:
Then, select Ok to finish the process.
Reactivate a Facebook Account
Once a Facebook account is deleted, you'll be given 15 days to reactivate your account before it is permanently deleted from the system. During this 15 days waiting period, do not try to access your account otherwise, the deletion process will be cancelled.
To reactivate your Facebook account, simply sign in to Facebook using your email address and password. The account activity will be sufficient to reactivate your account.