How to Unsync Your Phone From Facebook

by Nicole Vulcan

While having a Facebook mobile application is a perk for some people who want to keep up-to-the-minute on all the happenings for business or personal reasons. For some people it's just too much information, though, and it can get costly to accept all those updates via text. If you're currently getting Facebook updates sent to your phone by text message, you can easily stop it from happening.

Log in to your Facebook account with your username and password.

Click "Account" from the top menu of your home or profile page,and then click "Account Settings."

Click "Mobile" from the menu that appears across the top of the next page.

Click "Deactivate a phone" from the menu that appears next. Follow the prompts to stop receiving Facebook status updates as text messages on your phone.

About the Author

Nicole Vulcan has been a journalist since 1997, covering parenting and fitness for The Oregonian, careers for CareerAddict, and travel, gardening and fitness for Black Hills Woman and other publications. Vulcan holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and journalism from the University of Minnesota. She's also a lifelong athlete and is pursuing certification as a personal trainer.

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