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How to deactivate or reactivate a Facebook Account

There are times when you feel like you want to kill your Facebook account, and maybe you'll regret it later and want to restore it. Either way, these instructions should help you out.

Click the downward arrow at the top right of Facebook.

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Go to Security settings and select Deactivate your account.

This will lead you to a page with pictures of people whose posts you have most interacted with. These profile pictures will appear with text saying each person will miss you.

Deactivate Facebook account

Be strong and fill in the fields given for the reason for your deactivating the account.

You can also opt out of receiving mails from Facebook and messages on Messenger. If you have developed any app on Facebook for which you are the only developer, the app will be deleted unless you transfer the rights to another person.


Updated Date: Jun 29, 2017 17:22 PM

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