How to Delete Photos on Facebook

December 2016

This guide will walk you through the different ways of removing a photo from your Facebook timeline. We will explain how to permanently delete a photo or album that you have personally uploaded, as well as how to untag yourself from a photo uploaded by another user. Once complete, these photos will no longer appear in your timeline or albums and will no longer be associated with your account.


Delete a Photo on Facebook

To delete a photo you have personally uploaded on Facebook, simply navigate to the photo you would like to delete and move your mouse to the bottom border of the photo. In the menu bar that displays, simply click on Options > Delete This Photo:

Then click on Confirm.

Delete Facebook Profile Picture

You can delete your Facebook profile picture using the above method. Once you are connected to your Facebook account, click on your profile picture and click on Options > Delete This Photo.

Delete a Photo Album on Facebook

To delete an entire photo album on Facebook, go to the Photos > Albums and select the album you want to delete. Click in the cog icon displayed top-right and select Delete Album:

Click on Confirm.

How To Untag a Facebook Photo

If you would like to disassociate yourself from a photo that someone else has uploaded of you, you can do this by untagging yourself from the photo. To do this, simply navigate to the photo, hover over your tag, and click on the untag option that appears.

Alternatively, you can either ask the person to remove it or request its removal from Facebook. Do this by navigating to the photo in which you are tagged, clicking on the small arrow menu appearing at the top right corner and selecting Reports post:


Facebook will ask you why you don't want to see this photo. Select one of the options given and then click on Continue:

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