Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms worldwide with around 2.9 billion monthly active users. The best part of this platform and the major reason it rose to fame was its option to allow us to post photos. You can post as many photos on Facebook as you like and this app stores it all like an online diary. But what if you want to delete photos on Facebook?
Uploading is easy and is done by all nowadays but the process to delete photos on Facebook is something we might all not be very familiar with. Maybe you uploaded pictures but turned out it was blurry or you didn’t like the way you looked. Maybe you want to get rid of some memory from years ago. You can get rid of them as you please.
If you are unaware of how to delete photos on Facebook, worry no more because, with this article, we have you covered.
How to Delete Photos on Facebook?
Deleting photos on this app is easy and consists of similar steps for any device. if you think you will need these photos in the future, make sure that you save them to your gallery before deleting them because, unlike posts, the individual photos that you delete on Facebook cannot be recovered. You can delete photos on Facebook by:
1. Using Phones
2. Using Desktop/PC
1. Using Phones
To delete photos on Facebook using your phone i.e. via the Facebook phone app, follow the given steps:
1. Open Facebook app on your phone and log into your account.
2. Click on the ‘Hamburger icon’.
3. Select your ‘Profile’.
4. Go to the ‘Photos’ option.
5. Open the photo you wish to delete.
6. Click on the ‘Three dots’ option at top.
7. Select ‘Delete photo’ option.
8. Click on ‘Delete’.
The photo gets deleted.
2. Using Desktop/PC
To delete photos on Facebook using the web version i.e. using your computers, follow the given steps:
1. Open Facebook on web and log into your account.
2. Click on your ‘Profile icon’ and open your profile.
3. Go to the ‘Photos’ option.
4. Identify the photo you wish to delete and click on the ‘Pencil icon’ above it.
5. Select ‘Delete photo’.
6. Click on ‘Delete’.
The photo gets deleted and hence removed from your account.
How to Delete a Facebook Album?
Deleting Facebook album also means deleting multiple Facebook photos all at once. When you delete an album on this app, all the photos that were inside them also get removed from your profile. The process to delete a Facebook album is the same for both phones and computers. To delete a Facebook album, follow the steps mentioned below:
1. Open your photos option and go to ‘Albums’.
2. Open the album you wish to delete.
3. Click on the ‘Three dots’ option.
4. Select ‘Delete’.
5. Click on ‘Delete’.
The album gets deleted and so do the pictures inside of them.
Not just on Facebook, you can also delete photos you wish to from your Facebook Messenger account if you do not want them anymore and want to get rid of them. Click here to learn how to do so: How to Delete Photos on Messenger?
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Can I delete all my Facebook photos at once?
Unfortunately, no you cannot do so. There is no option available as on now in Facebook that lets you delete all your photos at once. The best you can do is either delete albums that you don’t like and get rid of many pictures at once or, you can try the individual method and delete the pictures one by one.
Hence, by using the steps mentioned above, you can now easily delete photos on Facebook. If you are looking to select individual pictures and delete them so as to not spoil the entire album, follow the steps mentioned first. If you wish to delete the whole album and not keep anything from it, delete the album as suggested.
Hope this article was helpful and cleared your doubts. Feel free to leave comments in case of any queries.