How to delete a Facebook Page?

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You may want to delete your Facebook page for multiple reasons. It could be either your page is a duplicate or you simply do not have time to manage or you simply have no reason to delete it, but still want to. Here in this article, you will learn in detail about how to delete your Facebook page either from your Desktop or Mobile App ( iOS or Android). Before we proceed with the step by step process of Facebook page deletion, note that a Facebook page is completely different from a Facebook profile. 

A Facebook profile, also known as a Facebook account belongs to an individual for his personal social use whereas a Facebook page Facebook pages are primarily created for marketing and branding purposes – Fan page, Group page, Business page, etc. 

In this section, we are talking about the latter. Now let us get back to the topic of deleting a Facebook page from Desktop and Mobile Apps. Here we go!

How to delete a Facebook Page from Desktop?

  1. Step 1 – Login to your Facebook account from your Desktop.
  2. Step 2 – On the left-hand menu of your Facebook account, scroll to the tab Pages under the Explore section. Upon clicking the Pages tab you are navigated to the Pages section. 
  3. Step 3 – On the top right-hand side of the screen, click on Your Pages tabYou are navigated to a new screen that lists down all pages that belong to you. 
  4. Step 4 – From the list click on the page name that you want to get deleted. On the top right-hand section of the page that you want to delete, click on the Settings tab. 
  5. Step 5 – Under the General tab, scroll down to the section that says Remove Page and click on Edit link against the section. 
  6. Step 6 – Click on the link that says Delete [Name of the Page]. A pop up appears asking you to confirm your action. Select the checkbox Unpublish this Page and click on the Delete Page button. Post this click on the Save Changes button. You are done!

Note: Once you have unpublished or deleted the page you will still have 14 days to recover and restore it.

How to delete a Facebook Page from Mobile App?

  1. Step 1 – Open the Facebook App in your Mobile device
  2. Step 2 – On the top right-hand corner of the account, tap on the icon with 3 horizontal lines. You are navigated to a list.
  3. Step 3 – In the list, tap on Pages and find the page that you want to be deleted.
  4. Step 4 – Tap on the page name and then on the icon with 3 dots on the page. You are navigated to the page menu. 
  5. Step 5 – Tap on Edit Page and you are navigated to Page edit section. Here select Settings and under General tab scroll down to the section titled Remove Page and click Edit link against the section.
  6. Step 6 – Click on the link that says Delete [Name of the Page]. A pop up appears asking you to confirm your action. Select the checkbox Unpublish this Page and click on the Delete Page button. Post this click on the Save Changes button. You are done!

Ready to delete your FB Page?

If your page is comparatively new and does not have enough following that you always expected, then go ahead and get it deleted. But if that isn’t the case, just think twice before getting your Facebook page deleted.