How to Delete a Facebook Fan Page

A Facebook page is different from a Facebook profile but both are connected. Without a Facebook account, you can’t create a fan page. You can delete a Facebook page without deleting a Facebook profile. But you can’t delete a Facebook account without deleting a Facebook page or business page except if you are not the admin or if the page or business page has multiple admins.

A Facebook page is solely connected to a particular target audience whether you are an artist, a business person, a model, a comedian, and so on where people of likeminded will follow your page to see all your updates.

Facebook profile on the other hand is a real human account that represents yourself on the social media platform where you share updates such as posts, photos, comments on posts, videos, reply to other comments and engage with other Facebook users on your account.

However, you may choose to delete a Facebook account permanently or delete a page whether a business page or fan page permanently. So, in this article, you will learn how to delete a Facebook page.

You can delete a Facebook business page or fan page on the main Facebook website or your mobile. You need to log in to your Facebook account to delete a page on Facebook.

Note: You can cancel Facebook page deletion within a particular period before it’s finally deleted.

How to Delete a Facebook Page

  • Log in to your “Facebook Account” on
  • Locate the “Shortcuts” option on the left side of the page and click on the Facebook page you want to delete.
  • Click on the “Settings” tab on the left column of the page you want to delete.
  • You need to choose “Privacy” on the left side of the page.
  • Click on “Facebook Page Information” under “Privacy.”
  • Select “Deactivation and Deletion” to view the options.
  • You have two options here. The option to delete the Facebook page or deactivate the Facebook page. To delete the page choose “Delete Page” otherwise select “Deactivate Page” to deactivate or unpublish the page.
  • Once you have selected “Delete Page” then click on the “Continue” button.
  • There are two options here when you want to permanently delete your Facebook page: The option to download your information or the option to transfer a copy of your information. If you want to download your Facebook page information click on the download button or choose the option to transfer a copy. But if you don’t want either of the options you should hit the continue button to delete the Facebook page without a copy of your information from the page.
  • You will be prompted to type your “Facebook Password” to confirm that the Facebook page you want to delete is your page for confirmation.
  • Type your “Facebook Password” and hit the “Continue” button.
  • A pop-up will appear saying “You’re about to permanently delete your Page. If you’re ready to delete, click Delete Page. Once you submit your Page for deletion, you have 30 days to reactivate your Page and cancel the deletion. After 30 days, the deletion process will begin and you won’t be able to retrieve any of the content or information you have added.”
  • Click on the “Continue” button on the screen to delete your page.

It will take Facebook 30 days of waiting before the page will be deleted with the hope that you will cancel the process. But if no attempt is made your account will be deleted permanently.

How to Delete a Page on Facebook App

  • Launch the Facebook mobile “App” on your “Phone.”
  • Tap on the “Profile” icon at the top right.
  • Choose the “Facebook Page” you want to delete. Your Facebook account will switch to the page as your profile.
  • Click on the “Menu” icon at the top right.
  • Scroll down and choose “Settings & Privacy” >> “Settings.”
  • Click on “Page Settings.”
  • Scroll down to “Facebook Page Information” and choose “Access and Control.”
  • Click on “Deactivation and deletion.”
  • Choose the “Delete Page” option and click on “Continue” to delete your Facebook page permanently.
  • Type your “Facebook Password” to confirm that you own the Facebook page that you want to delete.
  • Tap “Delete” again to delete your Facebook page.

For the record, you have 30 days grace to reactivate your Facebook account before it will be deleted and you will no longer have access to the page again.

How to Delete a Facebook Business Page

You can remove or delete a page from your Facebook Business account without deleting your Facebook Business account.

  • Go to the “Facebook Business” settings.
  • Log in to your Facebook account and select the “Facebook Business Page” where you want to delete or remove a page from your account.
  • Click on the “Page” name itself from the list of available pages in the Business account.
  • Tap on the “Trash” icon and a pop-up will appear asking you whether you want to delete the selected page from the Facebook Business account or manager.
  • Tap the “Confirm” button.

The page will be deleted from the Business page.

You can also try the method below to delete a Facebook Business page from your account.

  • Go to your “Facebook Business” account page.
  • Choose the “Business Manage” whose page you want to delete.
  • Scroll down under the “Business Settings” and tap “Requests.”
  •  Locate the removal request and select Respond.
  •  Select Approve or Decline.

If you don’t take any action the account will be held and will not be released from the business account.

Leave a Comment