How to deactivate my Facebook account if I’ve forgotten my password

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I forgot the username and password for my Facebook account and I want to deactivate that account immediately, how can I do this?

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How to deactivate my Facebook account if I’ve forgotten my password

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Unfortunately it is not possible to deactivate your Facebook account without remembering the password. The only two things that you can do for now which would help are as follows:
 
1. Try logging into your Facebook account by trying various combinations of password. By doing so Facebook would start to think that some intruder is probably trying to get access to your account and in that case would temporarily lock your account.
 
2. Secondly you should send an email to the Facebook's official email address(from the email address through which you have signed up to Facebook) and clearly tell them that you have forgotten your password & want to deactivate your Facebook account. They will respond to your email and would ask you a couple of things just to make sure that it is you the real owner of the account which you want to deactivate.
Answered By 0 points N/A #146398

How to deactivate my Facebook account if I’ve forgotten my password

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Step 1: Go to http://www.facebook.com

Step 2: Type in your email address and click “Forgot your Password”.

Type in your email address and click “Forgot your Password”

Step 3: Identify your account by filling out any of the information needed to search for your account and click “Search” at the bottom part of the page.

Identify your account by filling out any of information needed to search for your account and click “Search” at the bottom part of the page.

Step 4: Confirm if the account search result is yours. Please confirm it by clicking “Send Codes and Login to ~Yahoo” at the bottom part. May change depending on the email provider you are using. (Yahoo mail, Gmail, Hotmail etc.)

Reset your password Send Codes and Login to ~Yahoo

Step 5: Please verify your email address and click the “Agree” button.

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Step 6: Once logged in to your email account, look for the verification email. There are two options to choose from to change your password.

logged in to your email account, look for the verification email

Option 1: Click the first link from the email.

Once option 1 is clicked, you will get this screen:

  • Please enter your preferred password.
  • Click “Change Password” at the bottom part.
  • Password changed and will automatically direct you to your homepage.
Enter new password enter your preferred password.

Option 2: Click the second link asking for the reset password code and you will be directed to this page.

Type in the code from your email.

Enter password reset code
  • After clicking “Submit Code”, you will be directed to the Option 1 page where you need to create a Password.
  • Create your password just like the process in option 1.

After clicking “Change Password”, you will be directed to your homepage.

Enter A New Password

Step 7: Click the small drop down arrow at the top right part of the page.

Change Settings

Step 8: After clicking the drop down arrow, select “Account Settings” from the drop down menu.

Account settings

Step 9: Click “Security” at the right side of the screen.

Step 10: Click “Deactivate your account”.

Deactivate your account

Please keep your password for future use.

If you want to reactivate your account, you can follow steps 8 – 10.

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