Unpublish or deactivate your Facebook Page

Visible to the public are Pages that have been published and are currently active. If you choose to unpublish or deactivate your Page, it will no longer be viewable by the public, including individuals who have liked or followed your Page.

Your Page will remain hidden from the public until it is republished or reactivated. You retain the ability to unpublish or deactivate your Page at your convenience, provided you possess full administrative access to a new Page on Facebook.

It’s important to note that unpublishing or deactivating a Page does not result in its deletion. For guidance on deleting a Page, refer to the appropriate instructions.

To deactivate your Page, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Facebook and click on your profile photo in the upper right corner.
  2. Click “See all profiles” and then choose the specific Page you wish to deactivate.
  3. Click the profile picture of your Page located in the upper right corner of the Facebook interface.
  4. Navigate to “Settings & privacy,” and from there, proceed to “Settings.”
  5. On the left-hand menu, select “Privacy,” followed by “Facebook Page information.”
  6. Locate the “Deactivation and deletion” section, and click on “View.”
  7. Opt for “Deactivate Page” and continue, adhering to the subsequent steps for Page deactivation. You might be prompted to input your password.

Should you wish to reactivate your Page, adhere to the subsequent steps:

  1. Access your primary profile and click on “Account” located in the upper right corner of Facebook.
  2. Choose “Settings and privacy,” and proceed to “Settings.”
  3. Select “Privacy,” and then click “Your Facebook information.”
  4. Click on “Reactivation,” followed by selecting the desired Page for reactivation. Click “Reactivate” next to it.

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