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How to permanently unsubscribe from Facebook

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How to permanently unsubscribe from Facebook: You would like to delete your account Facebook but, not being particularly used to the technological world, you don’t know how to do it? Do you particularly care about your privacy and before deleting your account from the number one social network in the world would you like to delete all sensitive data from it? If you want a hand, I can explain to you, step by step, how to permanently unsubscribe from Facebook.

Read the instructions that you find below and you will be able to find out in a nutshell what to do to permanently remove your profile from Facebook, both by acting as a smartphone or a computer. Before providing all the explanations of the case, I will also show you how to recover all the data, photos and conversations saved on the social network and how to delete the same information from the profile before deactivating the Facebook subscription. How do you say? Are you afraid that this is all too complicated for you? But no, you don’t have to worry at all. Although apparently it may seem the opposite, permanently unsubscribing from Facebook is extremely simple even for the less “tight” in new technologies, you have my word.

If you are therefore actually interested in finding out how to proceed to permanently unsubscribe from Facebook, I suggest you sit comfortably and concentrate on reading this guide for a few minutes. I am sure that in the end you will be able to tell yourself more than satisfied and that you will also be ready and very happy to say that in reality it was a real breeze. What do you say, we bet?

What to do before permanently unsubscribing from Facebook

As I have already mentioned to you, before explaining how to proceed to permanently unsubscribe from Facebook, I want to show you some operations that I think it is the case that you should carry out to avoid losing precious data during the process of deleting the profile and to do so that everything shared by you on the social network can no longer be found by third parties at a later time. Therefore, carry out the steps I am about to show you to find out how to make a backup of your data on the social network and to find out how to remove personal informations, photo And video from the same.

Back up your data

As for the backup, first of all know that it can be very useful for you to always be able to access information, photos, posts and anything else you have chosen to make available on the network up to this moment.

To back up your data from Facebook, open the web browser you usually use to surf the net and connect to the social network by typing www.facebook.com in the address bar and then pressing the button Enter on the keyboard to connect to the main Facebook page. Then fill in the appropriate forms located at the top right by typing theemail address or the telephone number with which you have chosen to register on the social network and the relative password, then click on the button Log in.

At this point, click on the icon depicting a (▾), which is located in the upper right part and then first presses on the item Settings and privacy and then on the voice Settings attached to the menu that is shown to you. Then, select the item Your information on Facebook from the left sidebar and click on the link View related to the option Download your information.

Then select the data you want to include in the Facebook backup (eg. Post, Photo and video, etc.) and use the drop-down menus located at the top to choose thedate range to take into consideration (you can download all your data or only those referring to a certain period of time), the format of files to download the backup (HTML or JSON, the first is the one I recommend as it allows easier consultation of the information) and the quality of multimedia content to be included in the archive. Once you have made your choices, click on the button Create file and wait for the backup preparation to finish.

When the archive containing the backup copy of your data on Facebook is ready you will receive the link to carry out the download directly by e-mail to the address you used to access the social network. Of course, depending on the amount of data to be backed up, this could take more than a day.

If you are interested in this, I would like to point out the possibility of requesting your backup also through theFacebook app for smartphones and tablets Android/iOS / iPadOS: just open it and, once logged in, you have to go to the menu (≡)> Settings and privacy> Settings> Download your information. Then you have to follow the same steps that I have already shown you in the previous lines.

Remove personal information

Delete information on Facebook

Another thing that I invite you to do before starting the procedure to permanently unsubscribe from Facebook is to remove all your data present on the social network in order to avoid leaving your traces.

To delete your personal information on Facebook, after going to your profile and then click on the button Information found under the cover image.

On the page that is shown to you at this point, select one by one all the items in the left sidebar (eg. Work and education, Places you’ve lived in, Contact and background information) and then presses on the voice Edit, on the icon depicting the pencil or the symbol (…), which is next to the information you want to delete. Then proceed to delete the selected data by selecting the item Delete or Remove.

Remove photos and videos

Delete photos from Facebook

At the end, I also suggest you delete photos and videos from your profile. Also in this case the procedure is simple to implement.

To delete the photos, go back to your profile page and click on the item Photo placed under the cover image. Then select the tab Album, open one by one the albums containing your photos and first click on the icon (…) placed at the top right and then on the item Delete album attached to the menu that appears to delete everything.

To delete single photos or single videos, instead, click on pencil that you find in the upper right corner of each content you have uploaded to Facebook and select the item Delete the photo / Delete from the menu that is shown to you. Repeat the process for each movie you uploaded to your profile. Simple, isn’t it?

What to do to permanently unsubscribe from Facebook

Now let’s go into the heart of the article by seeing in fact what to do to permanently unsubscribe from Facebook. Below I’ll explain how to do it from desktop and mobile.

From computer

Delete Facebook account

To delete a Facebook account from computer, the first step you need to take is to go to the main page of the social network and log in to your account, if you have not already done so.

Then click on the button (▾) at the top right, select the items Settings and privacy> Settings from the menu that opens and, in the new page that opens, click on the wording Your information on Facebook located on the left.

Next, click on the item Deactivation and elimination located on the right, put the check mark on the box Delete account, Press the button Continue to delete the account from Facebook, click the button Delete the account, indicates the password account in the appropriate text field and click the button Keep it going. To complete the procedure, click on the button Delete the account And that’s it.

After confirming the deletion of the profile you will have 30 days to undo everything. Within this period of time, if you change your mind, you can cancel the procedure to permanently unsubscribe from Facebook by logging back into your profile and clicking on the button Undo delete. You’ll find posts, friends, likes and settings just as you left them.

From smartphones and tablets

Delete Facebook account from mobile

Are you interested in understanding how to permanently unsubscribe from Facebook by acting on the smartphone or from Tablet? The steps to follow are not all that dissimilar from the ones I described to you in previous chapter.

First, log into Facebook from its official app for Android/iOS / iPadOS, press the button (≡), presses on the voices Settings and Privacy> Settings> Account Control and Properties> Deactivation and Deletion, tap on the wording Delete account and press the button Continue to delete the account (twice in a row).

In conclusion, in the new screen that opened, press the button Delete the account (located at the bottom), specify the password of your account in the appropriate text field, click on the button Keep it going and then tap on the button Delete the account.

That’s all! Now let it pass 30 days and, without you having to perform other operations, your Facebook profile will be permanently deleted from the social network. If you try to log in to the social network again before this deadline, you will have the opportunity to retrace your steps and reactivate your account (this is no longer possible at the end of the 30 days).