How to Delete Farmville from your Facebook Applications

by Nick Peers

If you no longer play Farmville and want to stop the app from posting on your Timeline and displaying notifications, delete it from your Facebook account. You can opt to remove all your Farmville activity from Facebook when you remove the app from your applications list. If you wish to play the game again in the future, you will need to reinstall the app. If you just want to prevent the game from posting on your Timeline and displaying notifications, you can do so without deleting the app.

Delete the Farmville App

Click the arrowhead in the top right corner of the Facebook page and choose "Settings" from the menu to open the General Account Settings page. Click the "Apps" link and then the "Show all" link to view all apps installed on your Facebook account. Mouse over the "Farmville" app and click the "X" icon. To remove all your Farmville activity from Facebook, check the "Delete all your FarmVille activity on Facebook" box. Click "Remove" to remove the app.

Stop Farmville Posts and Notifications

You can prevent the game from posting on your Timeline and displaying notifications without deleting it. Open the App Settings page, mouse over the "Farmville" app and click the pencil icon. Uncheck the "Post" box to prevent the app from posting on your behalf. Choose "No" from the "Send you notifications" box to prevent Farmville from sending you notifications. Click "Save" to apply the new settings.

About the Author

Nick Peers has been writing technology-related articles since 2003. His articles have appeared in dozens of technical publications, including MSN UK, CNET, BBC Who Do You Think You Are, LifeHacker UK and TechRadar. He holds a Masters in information technology degree from the University of East London.