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To deactivate your Facebook account, you can follow these steps:

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Open Facebook: Log in to your Facebook account using your email address (or phone number) and password.
  • ccess Settings: Click on the downward-facing arrow in the top-right corner of the Facebook page. This will open a dropdown menu.
  • Go to Settings & Privacy: In the dropdown menu, click on "Settings & Privacy" to expand the options.
  • Select Settings: Under the "Settings & Privacy" section, click on "Settings." This will take you to the main settings page.
  • Deactivate Your Account: On the left-hand side of the settings page, you'll see a list of options. Click on "Your Facebook Information."
  • Deactivate Account Option: In the "Your Facebook Information" section, you'll see an option labeled "Deactivation and Deletion." Click on "View" next to it.
  • Choose Deactivate Account: On the next page, you'll see two options: "Deactivate Account" and "Permanently Delete Account." Click on "Deactivate Account."
  • Reason for Deactivation: Facebook will ask you to select a reason for deactivating your account. You can choose from options like "I don't feel safe on Facebook" or "I spend too much time using Facebook." Select the appropriate reason or choose "Other" and enter your own reason.
  • Confirm Deactivation: After selecting a reason, you'll have the option to opt-out of email notifications from Facebook. You can uncheck this box if you don't want to receive emails. Then, click on "Continue" to proceed with deactivating your account.
  • Enter Password: Facebook will ask you to enter your password to confirm the deactivation. Enter your password and click on "Continue."
  • Deactivation Confirmation: Facebook will confirm that your account has been deactivated. You'll also see information about what happens when you deactivate your account, such as friends not being able to see your profile, and your posts being hidden.
  • Reactivation: If you decide to reactivate your account in the future, you can do so by simply logging in with your email address (or phone number) and password. Your account will be restored with all your previous data.
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