How To Get Old Facebook Profile Page Back

Here is the step by step guide to get old Facebook profile page back. It is not necessary that new things are always meant to be loved, so if in case you did not like the new Facebook profile page, you can switch to the old Facebook profile page.


In order to switch back, all you need to do is deactivate your Facebook account, wait for 10-15 min till you get a confirmation mail. And once you are done with the deactivation of your Facebook account, try to get it activated again. This time you will get your old Facebook profile page back.

Here are the steps to switch / get old Facebook profile page back:


STEP 1: Navigate to Account->Account Settings from the top right corner.

STEP 2: Here, click on the tab labelled as Settings. And then, click on the button labelled as Deactivate which you can find at the bottom of the list.

STEP 3: Now you will be asked for the reason of leaving Facebook. So, make sure that you check the radio button beside the option This is temporary. I’ll be back”.

NOTE: This is a necessary step to get old Facebook profile page back.

STEP 4: Now, you will be asked for your Password and captcha code to provide your authentication.

That is all. You have successfully deactivated your Facebook account. Now you need to activate it in order to switch back to your old Facebook profile page.


Before you try to activate your Facebook account, make sure that you have received a confirmation mail from Facebook regarding the deactivation of your account.

STEP 1: Now, visit the Facebook and there enter your login credentials.

STEP 2: It might notify you that you Facebook account was notified but it will load as it used to without any data loss. And now you can find that you got your old Facebook profile page back.

That is it. Isn’t it easy. Following these steps will let you get your old Facebook profile page back within few minutes.

Happy Facebooking!

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December 17, 2010 by: Prasanth Chandra


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