How to Delete a Facebook Page (Step-by-step Instructions on How to Delete a Facebook Business Page or Fan Pages)
How to Delete a Facebook Page : In case your Facebook page is stand for business, fans or personal, once in a while it’s time to end it and hit the delete button.
How to delete a Facebook Page
- Log into your Facebook account.
- Go to options.
- Now go to Facebook pages.
- Click on the page you want to delete.
- Click on page options.
- Then click on the Edit page.
- Now click on settings.
- Click on the general option.
- Now click on “Permanently Delete <your page name>”
- Click “Delete Page”.
Now I’ll give you step-by-step instruction as well as visual representation to guide you.
In this blog you’ll learn:
- How to delete a Facebook page on desktop.
- How to delete a Facebook page on mobile phone.
- How to delete a Facebook page on android.
- How to delete a Facebook page on iOS.
- How to delete a Facebook business page.
- Option to think before you deletes your Facebook page.
How to Delete a Facebook page
First make sure we are on the same topic. Before you delete your Facebook page, I want to tell you about the Facebook page and a profile, and consider what is best for you.
Deleting a Facebook page vs. Facebook profile
A Facebook page is very much different from a Facebook profile, also known as Facebook account.
You can see your news feed on your Facebook profile page, having pictures of your friends and family, you an create your posts about your life and feelings. Your account is all about yourself, and connecting with your friends and family.
Facebook pages can all be created for marketing cause:
Individuals, groups or companies can promote themselves or their business and interact with customers, users or fans.
There are two types of Facebook page, first is for businesses and the other is for public.
These public pages can be used for clubs, teams or when used by celebrities, then known as “Facebook fan pages.”
Which type of page you want to delete, you can check the instruction given below to delete your Facebook page.
Now I have provided the necessary information about the difference between a page and a profile before you get too far in the process, give thought if deleting your page is the right thing to do.
Is really you want to delete your Facebook page?
Sometimes people want to delete their page if it’s incorrect or out of order. You can also delete a Facebook fan page for an old event, project, ambition that is no longer needed.
Example: In this lesson, I’ll show you how to delete a Facebook page created for just this lesson sometime ago. Permanent deletion could not be right thing for your Facebook page because:
- You have duplicate or similar to someone’s page.
- You don’t have enough time to manage your Facebook page.
If above is the case with you read the instruction given below of merging and unpublishing pages before deletion process starts.
How to delete a Facebook page via desktop
Once you have set your mind ready to delete your Facebook page, just follow these steps. If you’re using a mobile to delete the Facebook page then jump ahead to the next section.
1. Sign in to Facebook
Open your browser and search for facebool.com and sign into your account.
2. Go to your Facebook pages
In the left sidebar of the Facebook menu, choose “Pages” located under the “Explore” section.
3. Select the Facebook page you want to delete
Click on the pages option under Explore section. You will see next screen where all of your Facebook pages are existed.
Click on the Page name that you want to delete. Here, we are going to delete a page that we just created for this session.
4. Click on the settings button
Now your Facebook page is in front of you. In the upper- right corner, choose “Settings.”
5. Now click “Edit” in the “Remove Page” section under General Settings
Now you’ll find yourself in the list of various settings of Facebook page.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page. In the last second row, you’ll see the option to “Delete your Page” click on the word “Edit” in the right lies in that row.
6. Delete Your Page
Now click on “Permanently delete <Your Facebook page name>” a notification will appear, which will warn you if you delete it now you can’t get it back then.
7. Click “Delete Page”
After clicking on “Permanently Delete <Page Name>” a pop-up will appear on the screen just like given below. Now go ahead and click on delete your page, click “Delete” button.
Once you have deleted your page a pop-up window will appear with “Page deleted.” Click on ”OK” button.
How to delete a Facebook page on mobile
If you don’t have a desktop and always thinks about how do I delete Facebook page and want to know how to delete a Facebook page on app, how to delete a Facebook page on android or how to delete a Facebook page on iOS? Here’s the right thing for you.
1. Open your Facebook app
Open your Facebook app and log in if you haven’t already.
2. Click on Facebook option menu
After opening the Facebook app you’ll notice a three line button in the upper right corner. Tap on that icon for your Facebook menu.
3. Go to your Facebook pages
In that menu your see your pages on the top but we are going to choose “Pages” with the orange flag icon. The arran gement of the menu options can vary on your app version; maybe you need to scroll down to find that icon.
4. Select the page you want to delete
You will see the list of your Facebook pages; tap on that page you want to delete.
If there are more than enough pages that can appear on the screen, tap on “See All.”
5. Click on the Option button
In the upper right corner, next to the search bar, you will see a three dots icon. Tap on that icon.
6. Tap on Edit page
Now a menu will appear on your screen, choose “Edit page.”
7. Choose “Settings”
Now a new menu will appear on your mobile screen, you’ll see various areas of your Facebook page you can edit. Tap on the “Settings” option.
8. Pick “General”
Now you’ll choose the very first option for your Facebook page settings, “General.”
9. Search for Remove Page section
After tapping on “General” you’ll see the next page, now you need to scroll down to the “Remove Page” section.
At the bottom of “Remove Page,” you’ll see a question in blue, asking, “Permanently delete <Your Page Name>?” Click on these blue words to delete your Facebook page.
10. Delete Facebook Page
Now two buttons will appear, along with a warning that you won’t be able to reverse this process.
To delete your Facebook page permanently, click on the blue button which says “Delete Page.”
Some options to consider before deleting: Steps and options to think about before deleting a Facebook page
Once you delete your Facebook page, it is not possible to restore that, it can be a pain in your head.
Save your time and consider unpublishing or merging your Facebook page. Or, if you are sure about deleting your Facebook page, read the given information below to download your Facebook page data.
NOTE: Before deleting the Facebook page, learn more about using Facebook Pages Manager.
How to manage your Facebook pages
It doesn’t do well when two Facebook pages have the same business, event or group. A new user may come on board, not aware about the same page exists. Or, when two people create a page with anxious aspiration can take matters into their own hands.
When this is done, you don’t need to delete one of them. (Particularly both pages have followers!)
For merging the two Facebook pages. Follow the steps above. After the following eight steps reach the general sections, there you’ll find the option to merge Facebook pages.
Make sure you have the administrative privilege of booth the pages, that you are going to merge, otherwise it will not going to work. You will be asked to log into your Facebook account again for some extra security measures.
How to hide or unpublish your Facebook page
You want to delete your Facebook page because you don’t want to use it anymore or you don’t have enough time for regular posting and promotion. If that is your problem, consider hiding or unpublishing your Facebook page instead of deleting it. Maybe you need it later on.
Unpublishing your Facebook page generally means hiding it.
Only admins can access their unpublished Facebook pages; it won’t be visible to other users, including those who are following it or likes your page.
If your other friend or family member has the admin access he or she can republish and restore it. It will save lots of time for you to decide if you need that page after all!
To hide your Facebook page, follow the instructions mentioned above to reach the “General” settings. Under “General” you’ll find an option for “Page Visibility” Click the “Edit” button.
These are the screenshots of a desktop. After clicking “Edit,” click on the “Page unpublished” it will tick the option and then click on “Save Changes”
By this process you will not lose any of your followers. If you it, your followers will not be able to find it.
When you republish your Facebook page again, it will become visible to your followers once again. Anyone who liked your page now will be able to search for it, and eventually you page will appear in their news feed.
Facebook page data download before deleting it
If you have set your mind to delete your Facebook page you can still download your Facebook page data before deleting it. You never know when it might come in handy.
For downloading your Facebook page data, Log into your Facebook account if required then go to your Facebook page, then choose Settings, Under the General section you’ll find an option about “Download Page.” Let’s see how that looks on a desktop screen:
Now click on “Edit”, then, under that section, you’ll find an option says “Download Page” written in blue color. Click on it and your work is done.