How to Deactivate Your Facebook account
Do this to deactivate your FB account:
- Click the account menu at the top right of any Facebook page
- Select Settings
- Click General in the left column or visit www.facebook.com/settings?tab=account
- Choose to Manage your account then follow the steps to confirm
You don’t even need to go through all those long processes, visit this link: www.facebook.com/deactivate on your web browser and proceed to close your Facebook account temporarily.
Keep in mind that you haven’t “deleted” your Facebook account permanently. It is merely invisible from public viewing and will not be seen via Facebook search.
However, all information on your account gets saved by Facebook, including your friends, photo albums, and any groups you joined. Facebook says it does this in case you change your mind and want to use Facebook again in the future.
How to Reactivate Your Deactivated Facebook Account
If you change your mind later on, you can easily retrieve your Facebook account. To reactivate your deactivated account, simply login with your Facebook login details.
Facebook will automatically reactivate your account again.