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How to permanently delete your Facebook Account

How to permanently delete your Facebook Account

If you’re concerned about your privacy and data being shared without your consent, or you’re just simply ready to move on from Facebook, there is now a way to permanently delete your Facebook account. Previously, you could only deactivate your account, but now, Facebook has a way to permanently delete your account. To permanently delete your Facebook account, follow these steps below: 1. Click on the downward pointing triangle. It will be located in the upper right hand corner. 2. Click on ‘Settings & Privacy’ 3. Click on ‘Settings’ 4. Click on ‘Your Facebook Information’ 5. Click on ‘View’ next to ‘Deactivation and Deletion’ 6. Select ‘Permanently Delete Account’ and click ‘Continue to Account Deletion’. For more information on the ‘Deactivate Account’ option, read the next section. 7. Click ‘Delete Account’ 8. Enter your password. For security reasons, Facebook will prompt you to enter your login credentials. Before proceeding, make sure this is what you’d like to do. Once you permanently delete your Facebook Account, it’s gone. You may want to make sure that you’ve backed up your photos, contacts, or anything else you may want access to in the future.  If you’d like a more temporary solution, you can Deactivate your Facebook account instead (see below) 9. You’re done! How to Deactivate your Facebook Account If permanently deleting your Facebook account sounds like something you’re not sure about, you can always Deactivate your Facebook account instead. By deactivating your facebook account, you can always decide to reactivate it again in the future! Follow the steps below to deactivate your Facebook account. 1. Click on the downward pointing triangle. It will be located in the upper right hand corner. 2. Click on ‘Settings & Privacy’ 3. Click on ‘Settings’ 4. Click on ‘Your Facebook Information’ 5. Click on ‘View’ next to ‘Deactivation and Deletion’ 6. Select ‘Deactivate Account’ and click ‘Continue to Account Deactivation’ 7. Enter your password. For security reasons, Facebook will prompt you to enter your password. Remember, you will always have the opportunity to Reactivate your Facebook account in the future. 8. You’re done!  
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How to make your Facebook Account Private

How to make your Facebook Account Private

If you enjoy using Facebook to communicate with your friends, family, and colleagues, but you don’t want strangers to see any of your Facebook information, you can make your Facebook account private! Switching your Facebook account to private prevents unwanted strangers from viewing your profile. Here’s how to make your Facebook account private: 1. Click on the downward pointing triangle. It will be located in the upper right hand corner. 2. Click on ‘Settings & Privacy’ 3. Click on ‘Settings’ 4. Click ‘Privacy’. It will be located in the menu on the left hand side of the screen. 5. Click ‘Edit’ across from ‘Your Activity’. This is the section that will allow you to make adjustments to who sees all of your activity. 7. Select who sees your activity. You will be presented with a dropdown that allows you to customize who sees your Facebook activity. Select the most appropriate customization based on your personal preferences. 8. Select which people can find and contact you. You’ll be presented with 5 different scenarios where you can decide whether you’d like to allow access to the public, friends, selected friends, or only yourself. See the five scenarios below, and if you’d like to make any changes simply click ‘Edit’ next to any scenario you’d like to make changes to: 9. You’re done! Once you’ve edited all of your preferred privacy settings, they will immediately be implemented by Facebook!
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Facebook 101: How to Change your Facebook Name

Facebook 101: How to Change your Facebook Name

Just got married? Just got that degree? Or Just bored with your existing name? Reflecting it on your Facebook account is a very big deal. So, if you have made the decision to go with it. So, we have created a guide via which you’ll be able to change the name on your Facebook account successfully. How to change your Facebook name on a computer? Step 1: Open up the Facebook website and log into your account. Step 2: Click on the drop-down arrow to open up the overflow menu. Step 3: From the menu, select, “Settings”. Step 4: Select, “Settings & Privacy”. Step 5: Select, “Name”. Step 6: Type in your new name. Step 7: Select, “Review change”. Step 8: Re-enter your password when prompted to save the new name. Bonus Video: How To Change Your Name On Facebook How to change your Facebook name on an Android device? Step 1: Open up the Facebook app on your Android device. Step 2: Log into your account for which you want to change the name. Step 3: Click on the hamburger menu, to open up the menu. Step 4: Select, “Settings”. Step 5: Select, “Settings & Privacy”  Step 6: Select “Personal and account information”  Step 7: Select “Name”  Step 8: Type in the new name, and select, “Review Change”. Step 9: Type in your password and save the changes. How to change your Facebook name on iOS— iPhone, and iPad? Step 1: Open up the Facebook app on your iOS device. Step 2: Click on the hamburger menu, near the bottom right corner of your screen. Step 3: Select, “Settings”. Step 4: Select, “Settings & Privacy”.  Step 5: Select “Personal and account information”. Step 6: Select “Name”.  Step 7: Type in your new name, and select, “Review Change”.  Step 8: When prompted, re-enter your password and save the changes. How to change your Facebook name on a mobile browser? Step 1: On your mobile web browser, visit: Open m.facebook.com Step 2: Click on the hamburger menu near the top-right screen. Step 3: From the menu, select, “settings”.  Step 4: Select “Personal and account information”.  Step 5: Select “name”.  Step 6: Type in your new name, and select, “Review change”.  Step 7: Re-enter the password when prompted and save your changes. How change your name on the Facebook Lite app? Step 1: Open up the Facebook Lite app. Step 2: Click on the hamburger menu, visible near the top right corner. Step 3: Select, “settings”.  Step 4: Select “Personal and account information” . Step 5: Select “Name”.  Step 6: Select “Edit” next to “name.”  Step 7: Type in your name, and select “Review change”. Step 8: Enter your password when prompted and save changes.
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2 Quick Methods to Download Videos from Facebook

2 Quick Methods to Download Videos from Facebook

Want to share that awesome video you just watched on Facebook? There are options to share Facebook videos on other platforms via sharing the link. But, most of us just ignore the links, as we receive thousands of them all day long. So, to make someone watch the video, download the video ad and then share the video instead of the link. And to do so, just follow our quick guide: How to download videos from Facebook on the desktop? Step 1: Log in to your Facebook website, and locate the video that you want to download. Step 2: Play the video on the desktop. And click on the three dots visible on the right top corner of your screen. Step 3: A drop-down menu will appear on your screen. From the menu select, “Copy Link”. Step 4: Now open up a new tab and paste the link and hit enter. It will look like the link below. Step 5: Then, in the pasted address, where you can see, “www” change that to “mbasic.”  This change will make the above-given example: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=267770804789936 To look like this: https://mbasic.facebook.com/watch/?v=267770804789936 Step 6: Hit, “Enter” on your keyboard. This will open up a mobile format facebook site with the video that you want to download. Step 7: Right-click on the video to open up the overflow menu, from the menu select, “Open link in new tab.” Step 8: Now, the video will be playing on the new window. Here, again right-click on the video to open up another overflow menu. From the overflow menu select, “Save Video as”. Bonus Video: How to Download Videos from Facebook How to download videos from Facebook on mobile? Bear in mind that this method only works on publicly shared Facebook videos. Step 1: First of all, open up the Facebook app on your phone and log into your account. Step 2: Look for the video you want to download and select the share button. Step 3: Look for the “Copy Link” option, and tap it.  Step 4: Now open up your mobile browser and go to www.fbdown.net. In case you are using an iPhone, open up the site via Firefox.  Step 5: Paste the link in the box and hit, “Download”. Step 7: Select the quality of the video which you would like to download. Step 8: Tap “Download video”. Note: The video will automatically get downloaded on your phone. Bonus Video: How to download Facebook Video without app
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How to Reset Your Facebook Password

How to Reset Your Facebook Password

Facebook is a much-loved social media platform. However, the organization has been notorious for its lack of seriousness when dealing with personal information. However, having a strong password can help prevent some nuisance in your online life.  Although, given our hectic lives in the digital era, it is only natural to forget your most used PINs and password. In case you too have forgotten your Facebook password, here’s how to reset it. Steps to reset your Facebook Password Head over to the Facebook sign up page and tap ‘forget password’ link. Source: HowToGeek Source: HowToGeek Enter your registered email with Facebook and click on search.  Follow the prompts for Facebook to send you a recovery email.  Source: HowToGeek Open the link attached to the recovery email and follow the prompts to reset your password. Source: HowToGeek In case you no longer have your registered email you’d need to answer some security questions to reset your password.
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