With the Cambridge Analytica fiasco in March and the recent Facebook hack that has compromised more than 50 million accounts, it's no wonder people are finding their way out of the social network.
Luckily, deleting your Facebook profile can be created in minutes. While disabling your account will only cause some of your information to be temporarily suspended, deleting your data indefinitely will permanently free the site from your photo albums and likes, status updates, and timeline information without recovery being possible. After 30 days it will be as if you have never been there.
Are you ready to free yourself from fatigue in the social media? Scroll down a little to see how you can protect your personal information without actually deleting Facebook. If you really have enough, follow the instructions below. Alternatively, you can protect yourself without completely leaving the social network ̵
How to Temporarily Disable Your Facebook Account
First, you only want to pause from Facebook but not completely disconnect. There is a way to temporarily disable your account for as long as you want.
Step 1: Click the down arrow next to the question mark in the navigation bar.
Step 2: Click "Settings."
Step 3: On the General Account Settings page, click Manage Account.
Step 4: Click on "Disable account". You will be prompted to enter your password. Then click Next".
Step 5: ] Facebook is then asked to share the reasons for the deactivation. If you've decided why you're leaving, click Disable.
Deletion Episode 1: Pack Your Suitcases
Similar to anything you do not necessarily need to do, but there's always a moment's of hesitation before you pull the trigger. You've probably built a wealth of Facebook content since you came to the site all those years ago, a good deal of it in the form of snapshots, news, and other content that appeals to you (or less) One Person
Fortunately, Facebook allows users to download an archive of their data for offline use, including photos, posts you shared, that you clicked, and a lot of other data that is inaccessible. It's quick and easy to download, and while it will not be as exciting as navigating your current timeline, you should at least be there if you want to take a virtual walk into the past.
Step 1: Click the down arrow button next to the question mark in the navigation bar.
Step 2: Click Settings.
Step 3: On the resulting "General, click on the" Your Facebook Information "page in the left menu.
Step 4: Click on the "Your Facebook Information" page, click "Download Your Data."
Step 5: On the "Download Your Information" page, you can choose What specific information you want to download? Click "Create File."
Step 6: Once the file has been created, you will receive a notification that you return Go to the "Download Your Information" page
Step 7: Click "Download." You will need to enter your password to download the file.
Step 8 : As soon as you click on "Send" ken, the download will begin.
Deletion Episode 2: Disconnect
Now that you have a local copy of your Facebook account, you can move it to delete it from the social site. But this is a drastic step that Facebook deliberately buries in its Help Center. You can disable your account anytime, but it's like looking for a needle in a haystack to free yourself from Facebook forever.
Facebook's reprieve is a double-edged sword. If you are asked to delete your account, you will be given 30 days to sign up and immediately re-activate your account. While this may be convenient if you change your mind within a month, it may not be practical if you try to delete your account once and for all.
This is because there is a small problem. Third-party apps that you previously linked to your Facebook account (for example, Instagram, Spotify, and Twitter) are automatically signed into Facebook, regardless of whether you've deleted your account. That being said, it's best to remove all linked accounts from the social network before deleting them. Simply log in the next time you log in with the appropriate credentials, not the Facebook information you're about to delete.
Step 1: Click the down arrow next to the question mark icon in the navigation bar
Step 2: Click Settings.
Step 3: On the "General Account Settings" page that appears, click on the "Apps and Sites" category in the menu on the left.
Step 4: The resulting App & Sites page shows a handful of listed apps. To see all connected apps, click "Show All" to list ( Surprise ) an awesome number of connected apps.