We are going to explain to you how to remove your phone number from facebookSo if you are concerned about your privacy on Facebook and you don’t want your number to be made public in future massive leaks. This is a proactive security measure, although you will lose some options if you do.
The positive side is that you will be able to eliminate your number, but the negative is that you will no longer be able to use your phone number to recover your Facebook account in case you have problems with the password, and other similar things.
Delete your phone from phone on Facebook web
The first thing you have to do is enter the facebook web, and once inside, you have to enter your Facebook profile. To do this, click on your name at the top right or directly in the options menu.
Once you are in your profile viewing your data, you have to click on the option Edit profile that you have in the row where are the sections in which your information is displayed.
A window will open displaying various sections where you can edit various types of information to appear on your profile. What you have to do in this window is go all the way down, and press the button Edit your profile information, which is at the end.
You will enter a configuration screen, where you have to go to the tab Information. Within the options Information, you have to click on the section General information (one). And once inside, you have to press the button to edit the mobile information (2) that will appear below with the pencil icon to the right of your number.
You will enter the page of Mobile configuration, where at the top you will see the list of your phone numbers. In her, click on the option Remove that will appear below the number, with which you will ask Facebook to delete it from your data.
This will open a pop-up window in which Facebook tries to convince you to change your mind, reminding you that you can receive SMS on your mobile and use the number to recover your account. If you want to confirm the deletion of the number, click on the button Delete number that you have in blue, and your phone number will be erased.
Delete your phone from phone in Facebook app
In the Facebook app, what you have to do is click on the menu button ☰. This will take you to the Menu screen, where you should press the button Settings O Setting to enter the screen of Account settings.
This will take you to the screen Account settings. In it, you have to click on the option Personal information that will appear to you first. This will take you to the section where you can see the data about you on the social network.
Inside the screen Personal information, you will see several sections where your data is distributed. Here, now you have to click on the section Contact information that will appear below your name.
You will now enter the screen of Manage contact information. On this screen, now you have to click on your phone number, which appears first.
You will enter the screen where you can see your phone number and if it is confirmed. Your settings for who can see the number will also be displayed. Here, click on the button Remove that appears at the bottom to erase the number.
You will go to a window in which Facebook tries to convince you to change your mind, reminding you that you can receive SMS on your mobile and use the number to recover your account. If you want to confirm the deletion of the number, select the option I understand that I may lose access to my account and click on the button Delete number that you have in blue, and your phone number will be erased.