Like any social network that has its advantages and disadvantages, Facebook users despite enjoying all its qualities, there are those who prefer to stay on the sidelines and decide to leave social networks. Either due to wasting factors or escaping from public life, you can choose to temporarily deactivate your account.
- What happens to my account when I temporarily deactivate it?
- What steps should I take to temporarily deactivate a Facebook account?
- Facebook PC
- Facebook on Android
- IOS mobile devices
- Facebook Lite
- How long can a Facebook account be inactive?
- When a Facebook account is deactivated, is all the information deleted?
- When the account is deactivated, can Messenger be active?
- What should I do to reactivate a Facebook account?
- Can accounts of other social networks be temporarily deactivated?
What happens to my account when I temporarily deactivate it?
If you decide to deactivate the Facebook account , it will be like this for as long as you consider, but Facebook is in charge of keeping your data and information safe, that is, the account remains in a state of rest and your contacts will not be able to locate you on Facebook during that time. Those responsible for this application hope you change your mind and reactivate the account, since this is what usually happens.
What steps should I take to temporarily deactivate a Facebook account?
They are simple steps to follow that you can do from a mobile device or from the pc, you just have to have the data at hand, since it asks for the password and email to verify the action that is being carried out.
First go to Facebook, in the upper right is a triangle where the options are, you click and the settings appear, choose the General option, and then Manage Account . An option called ‘deactivate the account’ appears, just select it and that’s it.
Facebook on Android
Open the Application, go to the upper right, there you get the settings and privacy , press settings and a window to access the profile and control will appear where you will click, and there will be the deactivate account icon.
IOS mobile devices
You enter the App for iOS, in the menu that is found at the bottom on the right with an icon of several lines you click and locate the configuration and a menu is displayed, there is a window called ‘In General’ it is given in manage account , and deactivate.
Once inside the application, the profile is accessed and the settings and privacy icon is located in the upper right. In the configuration that is in the left column, where this Facebook information is the link where the account is deactivated, but as long as the instructions given there are followed.
How long can a Facebook account be inactive?
When a Facebook account is deactivated, is all the information deleted?
Once the account is deactivated, the user will have all the information registered on the Facebook wall without the other users seeing it, that is, they do not lose the data or anything that was stored in the application.
When the account is deactivated, can Messenger be active?
If the Facebook account is deactivated, the user decides if he wants to remain only with Messenger or deactivate it as well, since it is possible to be active in Messenger only and thus it is possible to continue chatting with friends.
Care must be taken when disconnecting Facebook, because if you were connected in Messenger before disconnection, it will remain active, so it must be closed first before temporary deactivation.
What should I do to reactivate a Facebook account?
When you decide to use your Facebook account again, you will do the following: enter Facebook on the web, go to log in, there you must place the data that was previously used, such as email or cell phone number. An activation confirmation code will be generated and voila, you can enjoy the application again.
Can accounts of other social networks be temporarily deactivated?
Facebook is only one of the many social networks that exist, if the idea is to disconnect from all of them you can temporarily deactivate your other accounts, but there are some that are permanently eliminated.
This app has other account activation and deactivation parameters, as it may take a little longer in relation to re-activation. However, to deactivate it, you log in to Instagram, you go to your profile and click the icon with 3 horizontal bars, this will take you to the settings and you will find the option to deactivate my account temporarily. You only have to answer some questions that will appear when you choose this option and click temporarily disable.
Unlike other applications, in TikTok when the account is disconnected, unfortunately the added videos can no longer be recovered , if it is disconnected it is as if it were deleted, and only 30 days are given to recover the account and then it is deleted in its whole.