How Can I permanently delete old Facebook account?- You may want to delete your old Facebook account for so many reasons ranging from suspected compromise (i.e, your account has been hacked) or you may have forgotten your password, etc. If you suspect that your account has been hacked, you can delete your account, also, if you have forgotten your password, you can still delete your account. So, let’s take a look at these two ways:
HOW TO DELETE YOUR OLD FACEBOOK ACCOUNT WITHOUT YOUR PASSWORD
On Your Facebook Application
Log in your present Facebook account
Locate your old Facebook account
Click on the name
Click on the three horizontal buttons at the right-hand of the page (close to message)
On the drop down menu, click on ”Report”
Click on ”Recover or close this account”
On the pop-up screen, click on ”Recover or close this account”
If you select ”Recover this account” you’ll be logged out of your current account and taken through steps to help recover the account
If you select ”Close this account”, the profile will be reviewed and deactivated after Facebook is able to verify that it’s your old account.
On Your Browser
Click in the top right side of the account’s profile
Click ”Recover or close this account” then tap on continue
On the pop-up screen, you will be given options:
If you select ”Recover this account”, you’ll be logged out of your current account and taken through steps to help recover the hacked account
If you select Close this account, the profile will be reviewed and deactivated after Facebook is able to verify that it’s your old account.
NOTE: Make sure that your current profile is not a friend to your old profile, i.e, on your current and new profile, you should not be friends with your former and old profile.