Having recently joined Facebook, you have not yet become familiar with all the features of this famous social network. In particular, you have just discovered that to log out of your account it is not enough to close the app or the browser window, since the session remains active and anyone who manages to get hold of your smartphone or your computer, could easily access all the information. of your profile. To avoid such a thing, since you usually connect to Facebook from your office computer, you would like to know the procedure to completely log out of your Facebook account . Well then let me tell you that today is your lucky day!
In the next paragraphs, in fact, I will explain how to disconnect from Facebook by illustrating the detailed procedure to succeed in your intent. In addition to providing you with all the information you need to log out of your account from smartphones, tablets and computers, I will also show you how to view the devices from which you have logged into your Facebook profile and end the sessions that are still active. In addition, I will explain how to log out of Messenger and how to disable Facebook’s connection with very popular services, such as Instagram and Spotify.
If you agree, let’s not waste any more time chatting and get to the action immediately. Courage: make yourself comfortable, take all the time you see fit and dedicate yourself to reading the next paragraphs. I assure you that by carefully following the instructions I am about to give you and trying to put them into practice from the device of your interest, disconnecting from Facebook will really prove to be a breeze. That said, all that’s left for me is to wish you a good read and a big good luck for everything!
Disconnect from Facebook temporarily
Disconnecting from Facebook is a simple and quick procedure, through which you can log out of your account and return to the login screen of the famous social network. Now I’ll explain how to put it into practice.
Log out of Facebook Mobile
The procedure for disconnecting from Facebook Mobile , the version of the famous social network intended for smartphones and tablets, is almost identical regardless of the device in one’s possession.
If you use the Facebook application for Android , start the app in question, press the ☰ button visible in the menu located at the top and, in the new screen displayed, choose the Exit option .
If, on the other hand, you are using the version of the app for iPhone and iPad ), press the ☰ button located at the bottom right and choose the item Exit from the next menu. To confirm your intention and temporarily disconnect from your Facebook account, press the Exit option again and that’s it.
How do you say? Have you logged into Facebook through the browser installed on your mobile device? In this case, start the browser in question (eg Chrome on Android and Safari on iOS), connected to the main Facebook page , tap the ☰ button and press the Exit item , visible at the bottom of the new open page.
Then choose whether to disconnect by saving the password ( Exit and save the password ) or exit without storing the access data ( Exit and do not save the password ), to complete the operation and disconnect from your Facebook account.
Log out of Facebook from your PC
If you are wondering how to disconnect from Facebook from PC , all you have to do is connect to the main page of the social network and choose the option Exit from it.
To proceed, therefore, start the browser you usually use for browsing the Internet, connected to the main Facebook page and press the down arrow icon located in the top menu. Press, then, on the item Exit , to log out of your account, and that’s it.
You will automatically be redirected to the Facebook login screen. To access your account again, enter your credentials in the Email or telephone and Password fields and click on the Login button . For the detailed procedure, I leave you to my guide on how to log into Facebook.
If you are using the Facebook application for Windows 10 and you want to disconnect from your account, start it, press the arrow icon , visible at the top right, next to your profile photo, and choose the Exit option from the menu that appears. Confirm your intention by clicking on the Exit button , and that’s it.
Log out of Facebook from all devices
Perhaps not everyone knows that Facebook allows you to check the devices from which your account has been accessed and end active sessions, even remotely.
To disconnect from Facebook from all devices from smartphones and tablets, just use the official app of the social network. Start, therefore, the latter on your device, tap the ☰ button, press the Settings and privacy item and select the Settings option .
In the new screen that appears, locate the Protection section , tap on the Protection and access item and press the Show all option visible in the Devices from which you are logged in section .
Now, press the three dots icon relating to the device you want to disconnect from your account and tap the Exit button . If, on the other hand, you want to disconnect from all the devices listed, choose the Disconnect from all sessions option and confirm your intention by pressing the Exit button .
If you prefer to act as a computer, connected to the main Facebook page (or start the Facebook application for Windows 10 ), click on the arrow pointing downwards (top right) and choose the Settings item from the menu that appears.
In the new page opened, select the Security and access option , visible in the sidebar on the left, locate the Where are you logged in section and press on the Other option , to view the complete list of devices from which you have logged in. login to your Facebook account.
Now, to disconnect a single device, click on its three dots icon and choose the Exit option from the menu that opens. If, on the other hand, you want to disconnect all devices with a simple click, click on Disconnect from all sessions and confirm the disconnection by clicking on the Exit button .
Log out of Facebook Messenger
It will be useful to know that to disconnect from Facebook Messenger , both from a computer and from smartphones and tablets, simply log out of your Facebook account. If, on the other hand, you are wondering if it is possible to log out exclusively from Messenger, I am sorry to tell you that the answer is no and the only option available to you is to switch accounts.
Log out of Facebook Messenger Android
As mentioned above, it is not possible to sign out of Facebook Messenger. The only solution available to you is to log out of Facebook Mobile or switch accounts. In the latter case, start the Messenger app for Android and tap on your profile photo , which is located at the top left.
In the new screen that appears, press the Change account item and choose the Add an account option , in order to connect to an account other than the one currently in use.
Log out of Facebook Messenger iPhone / iPad
As with Android devices, it is also not possible to log out of Facebook Messenger on iPhone / iPad . In addition to logging out of your Facebook account using the appropriate app, as I indicated in the previous paragraphs of this guide , you can choose to log out of your account by logging in with another account.
To proceed, start the Messenger app , tap on your profile photo , at the top left, and choose the Change account option from the menu that appears. In the new screen that appears, select an account other than the one currently in use and press the Add account option to add a new one.
Log out of Facebook Messenger from your computer
As you know, Messenger can be accessed directly from Facebook. Consequently, to disconnect from a computer, simply log out of your account, as I indicated in the lines dedicated to the procedure for disconnecting from Facebook from a PC .
If, on the other hand, you are logged in to Facebook Messenger from the official website of the messaging service, press the gear wheel icon , visible at the top left, and select the Exit option from the menu that appears.
Disconnect Facebook from Instagram
To disconnect Facebook from Instagram , start the app of the famous photographic social network for Android or iOS devices and tap on the little man icon , visible in the menu located at the bottom, in order to access the section dedicated to your profile.
In the new screen that appears, tap the ☰ button, choose the Settings option (the gear wheel icon ) and select the Account item . Now, tap on the Connected Accounts option and check that the Facebook entry is active (if so it is colored blue), indicating that your Instagram profile is connected to your Facebook account.
To disconnect the two social networks, press the Facebook item , choose the Disconnect account option and confirm your intention by tapping the Yes, I confirm button . To learn more, you can read my guide on how to disconnect Instagram from Facebook.
It will be useful to know that the procedure is the same even if your intention is to disconnect Facebook from Instagram using the photo social network application for Windows 10.
Disconnect Facebook from Spotify
If you have connected your Facebook account to Spotify and, now, you would like to retrace your steps, you should know that it is possible to disconnect Facebook from Spotify only through the desktop version of the famous music streaming service.
To proceed, therefore, start the official Spotify client on your computer and, if you have not set up automatic access to your account, enter the access data in the Email address or username and Password fields , then click on the Login button .
Now, press the down arrow icon visible next to your name, choose the Settings option from the menu that appears and, in the new screen that appears, locate the Social section . Then click on the Disconnect from Facebook button to disconnect Facebook from Spotify, and that’s it.
Quit Facebook permanently
If your intention is to quit Facebook for good by putting an end to your experience on the famous social network, all you have to do is delete your account.
From smartphones and tablets
To exit Facebook permanently from smartphones and tablets , start the Facebook app by pressing its icon (the white “F” on a blue background ), tap the ☰ button and press the Settings and privacy and Settings items .
In the new screen that appears, locate the section Your information on Facebook , tap on the option Properties and account control and select the item Deactivation and deletion . Then choose whether to deactivate your account or delete it permanently, by placing the check mark next to one of the options available between Deactivate account and Delete account and tap the Continue button to deactivate the account or Continue to delete the account , to proceed.
For the detailed procedure, with also the instructions to make a backup of all the data associated with your Facebook profile, you can take a look at my guide on how to unsubscribe from Facebook Mobile.
To delete your Facebook account from your computer , connected to the main page of the social network , click on the arrow pointing downwards and select the Settings option from the menu that appears.
In the new page open, choose the option Your information on Facebook visible in the sidebar on the left and press the View button related to the item Deactivation and deletion . Now, choose the option of your interest between Deactivate account , to disable your profile but continue using Messenger (your name and photos will be removed from most of the content you have shared), or Permanent deletion of the account , to permanently delete your account and related data.
Having made your choice, click on the Continue button to deactivate your account or Continue to delete your account and follow the instructions on the screen to complete the procedure to unsubscribe from Facebook.