How to Delete Facebook on iPhone

Author: Ritikaa | Guide: Facebook |

If you are no longer interested in using Facebook, then you can simply delete Facebook on your iPhone.

Facebook is one of the most used apps in the world but if you do not want to use it anymore. Then, we would recommend you to delete it from your iPhone. In a similar manner, you can also delete the Google Assistant app from your Android device in just 1 minute. This saves a lot of space in your phone. Let's learn how we can do this with the help of this article.

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Delete Facebook on iPhone in 4 Steps

Step-1 Tap and hold the Facebook Icon: In the very first step, you have to:

  • Go to the 'App Gallery' in your iPhone.
  • From there, find the 'Facebook' app.
  • Click on the app and hold it.
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Step-2 Tap on 'Remove App': You will now get three options. From those three options, click on the third option that says 'Remove App'.

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Step-3 Press 'Delete App' Button: Now, from the dialogue box click on the first button that says 'Delete App'.

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Step-4 Click on 'Delete': On the last step, Facebook will ask you to confirm your decision of deleting the Facebook app. You can confirm it by clicking on the 'Delete' button as shown.

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Can I Again Install Facebook in My iPhone After Deleting?

Absolutely, yes! You can do that whenever you want.

deleting the Facebook app from your iPhone does not restrict you from installing it again in your device. You can again download and install the Facebook app in your device even after its deletion anytime.

How Can I Delete My Facebook Account On iPhone?

Along with the Facebook app on your iPhone, you can also delete your Facebook account permanently.

If you choose to delete your Facebook account permanently, then all your account information and data will be deleted from the database of the Facebook app. You can not retrieve it back. So, instead of deleting you can deactivate your Facebook account on iPhone. It is a temporary process.

This means that after deactivation, you can again login to your account.

Is Disable The Same As Uninstall?

Disabling and uninstalling are two different things.

If you uninstall an app from your iPhone, then it will remove it entirely from your device. On the other hand, if you disable an app, it will remove it from the apps screen and stop it from running in the background. Disabled apps will no longer receive updates.

After you disable or deactivate your Facebook account, you can again enable it whenever you want. But, this is not the same as deleting.

Why Is Facebook Pre-installed On My Phone?

There are some applications that come pre-installed whenever you buy a new mobile phone.

This is because the companies of those applications might be sponsoring the brand of your phone or the operating system. In most of Android devices, Google applications come pre-installed. And in some cases, the Facebook app also comes pre-installed for the same reason.

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