How To Remove Myself as Admin of a Facebook Page? [in 2022]

In this Facebook page tutorial, we will cover how to remove yourself as an admin on a Facebook page. This is a very simple removal process and can be done in just a few minutes.

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We will also tell you what you have to do if you can’t remove yourself as an admin from a Facebook page and how you can troubleshoot that.

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Removing myself as an admin from a Facebook page

There can be many reasons why you want to remove yourself as an admin from a Facebook page. A couple of them are:

  • you don’t have time anymore to manage the page and take care of it (e.g., answer messages, post regular content or respond to questions)
  • someone else will join your social media team and they will be better at taking care of the tasks associated with the Facebook page
  • you are leaving the company and you no longer want to be an admin of the Facebook page

Although all of these are valid reasons, keep in mind that a Facebook page can have many administrators at the same time, so you should only remove yourself as an admin if you don’t want to have any control of the Facebook page.

If you are sure that you want to remove yourself from a Facebook page there are two ways how you can remove yourself as a Facebook page admin.

You can either change your role to a lower level permission role like editor, moderator, advertiser, or analyst.

How to remove yourself as an admin from a Facebook page?

Here is how to remove myself as an admin on a Facebook page:

  1. From the Facebook News Feed, click Pages in the left menu.
  2. Go to the page where you want to remove yourself as admin then click on ‘Page Settings’ on the bottom left.
  3. Then click on ‘Page Roles’ once again in the left column.
  4. Click ‘Edit’ next to your profile picture and your name
  5. Change your permission level to whichever role you want to havechange Facebook page admin role to lower level role
  6. Click on ‘Save’

You can remove yourself as admin from the Facebook page completely

If you don’t want to have any role on the Facebook page you can also do that by following these steps:

  1. From the Facebook News Feed, click Pages in the left menu.
  2. Go to the Page where you want to remove yourself as admin
  3. Then click on ‘Settings’ on the bottom left.Settings tab on Facebook page
  4. Then click on ‘Page Roles’ once again in the left column.Facebook page roles in Facebook page settings
  5. Instead of setting a new role to your account, you can click on the blue ‘Remove’ button on the bottom left.remove myself from the Facebook page as admin
  6. A pop-up will appear where you have to confirm that you want to remove yourself from the Facebook page.
  7. To remove yourself from the FB page completely, click on ‘Confirm’.

That’s it. You have removed yourself as admin from the Facebook page, and you no longer have admin access.

I can’t remove myself as an admin from a Facebook page

If you are the only admin on the Facebook page, unfortunately, you cannot remove yourself from the Facebook page until you don’t grant someone else admin access on this Facebook page.

If you can’t edit page roles on the specific Facebook page that also means that you are no longer the admin of the Facebook page, as only FB page admins can modify Facebook page roles.

Summary – Removing myself from the Facebook page as admin

So there you have it, these are the two ways how to remove yourself from the Facebook page as an admin.

Don’t forget that once you have removed yourself from the page as an administrator, you no longer will be able to modify page roles and many other FB page settings.

Frequently Asked Questions – Removing Yourself as admin on Facebook

Here are some frequently asked questions related to removing myself as an admin on a Facebook page:

How to stop being an admin on a Facebook page?

If you want to stop being an admin on a Facebook page, you just have to remove yourself from the Facebook page as an admin. The only thing you have to do is to add someone as a Facebook page admin first. There has to be at least one Facebook page admin for every Facebook page.

How to leave a Facebook page as an admin?

If you want to leave a Facebook page as an admin, you can easily do so, just make sure to add someone first as another admin as that is a necessary condition to leave a Facebook page as an admin.

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