How To Delete A Facebook Account

July 2016

If you have had enough of your Facebook account, the social network offers users the option to either deactivate their account, or permanently delete it. This article will explain how to permanently delete a Facebook account. We will also provide a quick tip on how to reactivate your account if it has been previously disabled or deleted.

Permanently Delete a Facebook Account

The following link gives you a direct access to the account deletion form. This one will warn you with the following message:
Click Delete my account. You will then be required to enter your password and a capcha:

Reactivate a Facebook Account

Once a Facebook account is deleted, a user is given 14 days to reactivate their account before it is permanently deleted from the system.


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.

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