Facebook has two ways of making your account not available: Deactivate Facebook account or Delete Facebook account. Mostly people confuse between deleting Facebook account and deactivating Facebook account.
Delete Facebook Account, means you completely discard/destroy everything you shared or uploaded in your account permanently. Don’t forget you will never be able to retrieve them from Facebook
Deactivate Facebook, means putting your account to unavailable state for some time. You can activate it again any time by logging into your account.
Before you delete your Facebook,you can do the following.
- to take a backup of your data(photos,status,videos and others).
- give pages and groups you admin to others.
- Logout out of Facebook app if you logged-in in any.
Then login to the account which you want to delete completely, go to facebook official delete account page by following the link below:
You confirm your action and complete some security questions such as confirming your password.
NOTE: Your account will be on deactivated state for two weeks.If you try to login before two weeks from the day you deleted your account, your account will be reactivated.