What happens when you deactivate your Facebook account?

Deleting your Facebook account

When you deactivate your account, Facebook saves all of your settings, photos, and information in case you decide to reactivate your account. Your information isn’t gone—it’s just hidden. However, it is possible to delete your account permanently with no option for recovery.

What will my friends see if I deactivate Facebook?

If you deactivate your account your profile won’t be visible to other people on Facebook and people won’t be able to search for you. Some information, such as messages you sent to friends, may still be visible to others. Any comments that you’ve made on other person’s profile will remain.

Can I hide my Facebook account without deactivating it?

How Do I ‘HideMy Personal Facebook Account?
  1. Login to your Facebook profile, and click the arrow in the upper right corner of the Facebook page. Then, click “Settings”.
  2. In the menu on the left, click “Privacy”.
  3. Under the “Your Activity” section, edit “Who can see your future posts?” and change it to “Only me”.

How can I be invisible on Facebook?

What To Know
  1. On Facebook.com: Select the Messenger icon > Options (three dots) > Turn Off Active Status.
  2. In the Facebook iOS/Android app: Go to Menu > Settings & Privacy > Settings > Active Status and toggle off Show when you’re active.
  3. In the Messenger iOS/Android app: Go to Chats > profile picture > Active Status.

Can I join Facebook anonymously?

Privacy. While you cannot use a Facebook profile anonymously, it is possible to make it difficult for others to find you. Use the “Privacy Preferences” menu to select who can find you in searches.

How can I hide my Facebook account from one person?

Click the “Who can look up your profile by name or contact info?” drop-down menu and select “Friends of Friends” or “Friends” to limit the people who can view your Facebook profile. This hides your profile from being visible in public searches on Facebook or from search engines like Google.

How do I remove my name from Facebook 2020?

Click “Edit Settings” link. 5. Uncheck “Enable public search” option. This will hide your profile from search results, so that noone can find you using facebook search engine.

How do I remove someone from Facebook search results?

You can’t remove someone from appearing in your search results. Your Graph Search results are based on a lot of things, like friends or Pages you interact with on Facebook.

Can you delete Facebook history?

To delete on Android or iOS:

Tap the search icon at the top-right. Choose ‘Edit’ next to ‘Recent Searches’ Tap ‘Clear searches’ or go one-by-one.

Can you tell when someone searches for you on Facebook?

Facebook does not allow you to know who has viewed your profile or who has searched for you on the network. In the same way, if you look for someone else, they won’t be able to tell — people searches, together with any other searches you run on Facebook, are kept private and are not shown to anyone else.

Why can I not delete my searches on Facebook?

Click in the top right of Facebook. Select Settings & Privacy > Activity Log. In the top left of your activity log, click Filter. Scroll to Search History and click the circle to select, then click Save Changes.

How can I delete all my Facebook activity?

Because there is no ‘Delete All‘ option, you can delete activity by selecting the ‘pencil icon’ to the right of the content.

Why can’t I delete my Facebook searches?

The answer is no, Facebook doesn’t allow you to prevent them from compiling a list of your searches. You can easily delete your entire Facebook search history with just a few clicks or taps, making it easy to do so every time you prepare to log out of your account.

Why can’t I edit my recent searches on Facebook?

Please try to update Facebook App if using a mobile device or clearing your cache if using a web browser. If after that you still experiencing this issue please report it to Facebook.

How do I delete recently visited on Facebook Mobile?

How do I clear my search bar history on Facebook?

How to Clear Your Facebook Search History on a Browser
  1. Select the search bar at the top of the site.
  2. Select Edit. If you simply want to remove an individual search item, select the X next to the word to delete it.
  3. Select Clear Searches.
  4. Select Clear Searches.
  5. Your search history is now deleted.