DeFacebook is a social media which is the biggest social networking site in the world. It was launched on Feb 4, 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg. Initially, it was limited to the members of Harvard University but later with its popularity, it has been opened to the public. Within a few years, it has gained a lot of popularity. It has more than 2 billion users at the moment.

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Facebook Messenger is an instant messaging app through which the members of Facebook can have online chat or offline messaging facility. it was originally developed as Facebook chat but later on 2010, it reupdated it to Facebook Messenger. It is available on Android and iOS. Through messenger, you can also have voice call or video call service. You can create a group and have a chat too.

In this article, we are going to discuss on how to delete your Facebook messenger account. If you have already created your Messenger account but you want to delete your account, then this article is very helpful for you. Whatever may be the reason for deleting your account, if you follow the step by step process given below, then you can easily delete your account. So, go through the process one by one.

How to delete your Facebook messenger account?

Remember that you can’t delete your Facebook messenger account completely. However, you can deactivate it. You can deactivate your messenger account only if you have deactivated your Facebook account. Here are the short and quick methods to deactivate your account.

  1. First, you have to open your messenger.
  2. On the top left corner, there is your profile picture. Click the profile picture.
  3. Then, you have to click on Privacy and Terms.
  4. Then, you have to click on Deactivate Messenger.
  5. Now, you have to enter your password to deactivate your account.
  6. If you are sure to deactivate your account, then, you can enter your password and tap on Continue.
  7. Finally, you have to tap Deactivate.
  8. Your Messenger account will be deactivated.

If you want to reactivate your Messenger, then you can simply enter your username and password.

How to delete an account added in Messenger?

If you want to add different accounts in messenger, then you can add. You can also remove accounts that you’ve added, but remember that at least one must remain active. You can’t remove all accounts.

Here are the simple steps to remove an account you’ve added:

iPhone or iPad:

  1. Go to your Home and tap your profile picture in the top left corner
  2. Now, Scroll down and tap Switch Account
  3. Swipe left on the account you want to remove
  4. Finally, Tap Remove.


  1. Go to your Home and, tap your profile picture in the top right corner
  2. Scroll down and tap Switch Account
  3. Now, Tap next to the account you want to remove
  4. Finally, tap Remove accountConfirm

We hope you have got an idea on how to delete your messenger account. Just read the steps given above carefully before you are sure about it. if you have any query, then you can simply comment on the box given below.