How to Delete Cover Photo on Facebook

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Do you have an embarrassing cover photo on Facebook? Learn how to delete your cover photo on Facebook in a few easy steps!

How to Delete Cover Photo on Facebook

Facebook cover photos are great. They capture a moment in time, let people know what you look like, and offer a little slice of your personality to the world. However, as time goes on, there may be a day you want to delete a profile picture. Maybe the image is outdated, or even worse, embarrassing. Luckily, deleting your cover photos on Facebook is easy, as long as you know where to look. Here’s how to delete a cover photo on Facebook or Meta.

How to Delete Cover Photo on Facebook

To delete a cover photo on Facebook, navigate to your profile, click Photos, then go to Albums and delete the profile picture you no longer want to appear on your profile.

Delete Cover Photo on Facebook Mobile App

To delete a cover photo on Facebook from the mobile app:

  1. Tap your profile picture to go to your profile.
  2. Scroll down and tap Photos.
  3. Tap Albums.
  4. Tap Profile Pictures.
  5. Hit the image you want to delete.
  6. Hit the 3 dots in the top right corner.
  7. Tap Delete photo.

Delete Cover Photo on Facebook Desktop

  1. Visit your Facebook profile.
  2. Click Photos.
  3. Click Profile Pictures
  4. Hit the picture you want to delete.
  5. Click the three dots in the top right corner.
  6. Click Delete photo.

And there you have it! You’ve now deleted your Facebook cover photo. This method gives you a view of all current and past profile pics on your Facebook. Sometimes, Google search results will show images from your Facebook profile pictures if they are public, so it might be a good idea to change them if you’re going on a job interview.

Watch below to learn how to delete your current Facebook profile picture:

FAQ

Why can’t I delete a cover photo post on Facebook?

There are a few reasons why you might not be able to delete a cover photo post on Facebook. First, if you didn’t originally upload the cover photo to Facebook, you won’t be able to delete it. If the image is in your albums, you should be able to delete it or mark it as Private.

How do I delete old Facebook profile covers?

To delete an old Facebook profile cover, go to your profile page and go to Photos>Albums>Cover Photos. From here, you can see all your old Facebook Profile covers.

How can I make my cover photo Private 2022?

There are a few ways to make your cover photo private on Facebook. The first way is to go into your privacy settings and change who can see your cover photo. You can either choose to make it visible to only friends, or you can make it completely private. Another way to make your cover photo private is to upload it as a private photo. This means that only you will be able to see it and nobody else.

What happens if you delete Facebook cover photo?

If you delete your Facebook cover photo, it will simply revert to the generic blue and white Facebook cover photo.

Can you change Facebook cover photo without notifying everyone?

If you don’t want people to be notified every time you change your cover photo, you can turn off notifications for cover photo changes. To do this, go to Settings & Privacy>Privacy Center.

Can I change my cover photo without everyone knowing?

It is possible to change your cover photo without everyone knowing. This can be done by making the change in your privacy settings. Only those who are friends with you on the social media site will be able to see the new cover photo.

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