How to delete photos on Facebook (with images)

How to delete photos on Facebook (with images)
How to delete photos on Facebook (with images)
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Learn how to remove photos you uploaded to Facebook or remove your tag from photos of other users. You can do this either on the mobile app or on the website.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: Delete downloaded photos

Operate on mobile

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 1

Step 1. Open Facebook

The Facebook app looks like a white "f" on a blue background. Your news feed will appear if you are already signed in.

If you are not yet logged in to Facebook, enter your email address (or phone number) and password to continue

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 2

Step 2. Press ☰

This option can be found either in the lower right corner of your screen (on iPhone) or in the upper right corner (on Android).

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 3

Step 3. Tap your name

This option is at the top of the menu and allows you to view your profile.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 4

Step 4. Scroll down

Scroll down and tap Photos. This is a tab located under the section dedicated to your profile information.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 5

Step 5. Tap the Mobile Downloads tab

You will see this tab at the top of the screen.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 6

Step 6. Select a photo to delete

Scroll to the photo you want to delete and then tap it to view it.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 7

Step 7. Press ⋯ (on iPhone) or on ⋮ (on Android).

This button is located at the top right of the screen. A menu will appear.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 8

Step 8. Tap Remove

This option is at the top of the menu.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 9

Step 9. Press Remove when prompted

The photo will be deleted from your Facebook account. If there is a post associated with the photo, it will also be deleted.

Delete on desktop

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 10

Step 1. Open Facebook

Go to from your favorite web browser. Your news feed will appear if you are already signed in.

If you are not yet logged in, enter your email address (or phone number) and password at the top right of the page

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 11

Step 2. Click on your name

This tab is located at the top right of the Facebook page. Your profile will be displayed.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 12

Step 3. Click Photos

There's a tab under your cover photo.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 13

Step 4. Click Your Photos

This tab is located under the heading Pictures near the list of photos. A list of photos that you have personally uploaded will open.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 14

Step 5. Select a photo

Scroll to the photo you want to delete and hover over it with the mouse cursor. You should see a pencil-shaped button appear in the upper right corner of the photo.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 15

Step 6. Click on the pencil icon

A drop-down menu will appear.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 16

Step 7. Click Remove This Photo

This is the last option in the drop-down menu.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 17

Step 8. Click Remove when prompted

The photo will be deleted from your Facebook account. If there is a post associated with this photo, it will also be deleted.

Method 2 of 2: Remove tag from photos

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 17

Operate on mobile

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 18

Step 1. Open Facebook

The Facebook app looks like a white "f" on a blue background. Your news feed will appear if you are already signed in.

If you are not yet logged in to Facebook, enter your email address (or phone number) and password to continue

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 19

Step 2. Press ☰

This option can be found either in the lower right corner of the screen (on iPhone) or in the upper right corner (on Android).

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 20

Step 3. Tap your name

This option is at the top of the menu and allows you to view your profile.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 21

Step 4. Scroll down

Scroll down and tap Photos. This is a tab located under the section dedicated to your profile information.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 22

Step 5. Tap Your Photos

This tab is located at the top left of the page.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 23

Step 6. Open a photo

Open the photo on which you want to remove your identification. Scroll to and tap the photo.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 24

Step 7. Press ⋯ (on iPhone) or on ⋮ (on Android).

This option is located at the top right of the screen. A drop-down menu will appear.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 25

Step 8. Tap Remove ID

This option is in the drop-down menu.

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Step 9. Press OK when prompted

The ID will be removed from the photo and the photo will disappear from your journal.

The photo will still be visible to friends of the person who posted it

Delete on desktop

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 27

Step 1. Open Facebook

Go to from your favorite browser. Your news feed will appear if you are already signed in.

If you are not yet logged in, enter your email address (or phone number) and password at the top right of the page

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 28

Step 2. Click on your name

This tab is located at the top right of the Facebook page. Your profile will be displayed.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 29

Step 3. Click Photos

There's a tab under your cover photo.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 30

Step 4. Click Your Photos

This tab is located at the bottom left of the header Pictures near the list of photos. Click on it to open a list of photos where you are tagged.

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Step 5. Select the photo you want to remove the tag from

Scroll to the photo on which you want to remove the tag and hover over it with your mouse cursor. You should see a pencil icon at the top right of the photo.

Delete Photos from Facebook Step 32

Step 6. Click on the pencil icon

A drop-down menu will appear.

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Step 7. Click Remove ID

This option is at the bottom of the drop-down menu.

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Step 8. Click OK when prompted

Your ID will be removed from the photo and the photo will disappear from your journal.

  • You can also check the box I wish this photo removed from Facebook to report the photo.
  • Photos where you are no longer identified remain visible to friends of the person who posted them.

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