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How to Uninstall Facebook on iPhone or iPad

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Introduction

Sometimes it can become necessary to remove the Facebook app, either due to incompatibilities, crashes, or because it uses too much data.

This guide will walk you through uninstalling the Facebook app from your iOS device.
iPhone displaying Facebook app.

1 Uninstall Facebook

  1. Press and hold the Facebook icon.
    Facebook icon
  2. Tap the X that appears.
    Facebook icon with X highlighted. Screenshot
  3. To confirm, tap Delete.
    Delete confirmation with Delete highlighted. Screenshot

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Sometimes it can become necessary to remove the Facebook app, either due to incompatibilities, crashes, or because it uses too much data.

This guide will walk you through uninstalling the Facebook app from your iOS device.
iPhone displaying Facebook app.

  1. Press and hold the Facebook icon.
    Facebook icon
  2. Tap the X that appears.
    Facebook icon with X highlighted. Screenshot
  3. To confirm, tap Delete.
    Delete confirmation with Delete highlighted. Screenshot