How do I temporarily close my Facebook account?

  1. To temporarily close your Facebook account, you need to go to the “Settings” menu, and then select the “General” tab.
  2. From there, you will be able to click on the “Deactivate your account” link.
  3. This will prompt you to enter your password, and after doing so, your account will be deactivated.

Can I take a break from Facebook without deleting account?

What do you have to do? If you don’t want to permanently remove your account from Facebook, you can temporarily do so. It’s called the “super-logoff” and it was a trick used by early privacy-conscious users.

What happens if I temporarily deactivate my Facebook account?

People won’t be able to see or go to your profile when you temporarily stop using it. Photos, posts and videos will not be deleted. You are able to use Facebook Messenger.

Can you put your Facebook account on hold?

If you need to take a timeout or work on a project, you can uninstall your account in your Facebook preferences. Click the menu triangle at the top of the page if you want to change settings.