How to Remove Yourself as an Admin from a Facebook Page

Facebook pages can have entire teams of people who help manage and maintain them. Usually, each person has their own role, such as admin, editor, or moderator, that determines what access they have to the page.

Facebook users who have been assigned a role for a Facebook page can remove themselves from the page if they please. The only exception to this, is if they’re the only admin left on the page.

In this article, we’ll show you how to remove yourself as an admin from a Facebook page in the Facebook website on your PC and in the Android / iOS mobile app.

2022 Update: Facebook is rolling out its “New Pages Experience” to some pages. The article has been updated to show the removal process for both the old and new pages experience.

How to Remove Yourself as an Admin from a Facebook Page in Classic Pages Experience

You can remove yourself as an Admin of a Facebook page by navigating to Page Roles in the page’s settings. Below, we’ll show you how step-by-step on both desktop and mobile.

All Facebook page’s must have at least one administrator. If you’re the only admin of the page, you won’t be able to remove yourself unless you make someone else an admin first.

Desktop / PC

  1. Open Facebook.com and sign into your account.
  2. Click Pages in the menu on the left and select the page you wish to remove your access to.
    Facebook Website Pages in Leftmost Menu
  3. On the page’s homepage, scroll down in the leftmost menu and select Settings.
    Facebook Website Settings in Leftmost Menu on Page Homepage
  4. Under Page Settings, click Page Roles.
    Facebook Website Page Roles in Leftmost Menu on Page Homepage
  5. In the right panel, scroll down to Existing Page Roles and click the Edit button next to your name.
    Facebook Website Edit Button on Admin in Page Role Settings
  6. Finally, click Remove to the far left of the edit menu. You may need to sign into your Facebook account again to confirm your identity.
    Facebook Website Remove in Edit Admin Menu on Page Role Settings

Android / iOS Mobile App

  1. Open the Facebook mobile app and sign into your account.
  2. Tap your Profile picture / 3 bars in the upper right corner and then tap the Pages tile.
    Facebook Mobile App Pages Tiles in Hamburger Menu
  3. Tap the page you wish to remove your access to.
    Facebook Mobile App Classic Pages Experience Page on Managed Pages Screen
  4. On your page’s homepage, tap the Gear icon in the upper right corner.
    Facebook Mobile App Settings Icon on TechSwift Page Homepage.jpg
  5. In Settings, tap Page Roles and then tap the Pencil icon next to your name. You may be prompted to sign into your account again to confirm your identity.
    Facebook Mobile App Edit Icon Next to Admin in Page Roles Settings
  6. Finally, on the Edit Person screen, tap the Remove button at the bottom.
    Facebook Mobile App Remove Button on Edit Page Admin Screen

How to Remove Yourself as an Admin from a Facebook Page in New Pages Experience

In January of 2022, Facebook started rolling out a new look for business Facebook pages called New Pages Experience. While the general functionality of your page is the same, many of the options shown above have been moved around.

Below, we’ll show you how to remove yourself as an Admin from a Facebook page in New Pages Experience.

Desktop / PC

  1. Open Facebook.com and sign into your account.
  2. Click Pages in the menu on the left.
    Facebook Website Pages in Leftmost Menu
  3. Click Switch Now under the page you wish to remove yourself from.
    Facebook Web Switch Now Button Under Page on Managed Pages Page
  4. On your page’s homepage, click the Manage button to the right of your page’s name and under its banner image.
    Facebook Web Manage Button on Facebook Page Homepage
  5. In your Professional Dashboard, click Page access under Your tools in the leftmost menu.
    Facebook Web Page Access in Leftmost Menu on Page Professional Dashboard
  6. Finally, click the 3 dots to the right of your name and select Remove access.
    Facebook Web Remove Access in Ellipsis Menu for Page Manager on Manage Facebook Page Roles Page

Android / iOS Mobile App

  1. Open the Facebook mobile app and sign into your account.
  2. Tap your Profile picture / 3 bars in the upper right corner and then tap the Pages tile.
    Facebook Mobile App Pages Tiles in Hamburger Menu
  3. Tap Switch now under the page you wish to remove yourself from.
    Facebook Mobile App Switch Now Button on Managed Pages Screen
  4. On the following screen, tap View Tools under Mange your business.
    Facebook Mobile App View Tools Under Manage Your Business on Facebook Pages Homepage in Pages New Experience
  5. Scroll down and tap Page access under the Your tools section.
    Facebook Mobile App Page Access in Facebook Page Professional Dashboard
  6. Finally, tap the 3 dots to the right of your name and select Remove from Page.
    Facebook Mobile App Remove Access in Ellipsis Menu for Page Manager on Manage Facebook Page Roles Screen

Removing Yourself From a Facebook Page When you’re the Only Admin

As we mentioned earlier, you can’t remove yourself from a Facebook page if you’re the only administrator of it.

If you still want to distance yourself from the page, then there are two options you can consider:

  • Finding someone else to maintain the page, making them an admin, and then removing yourself from it.
  • Deleting the page instead.

If you elect to delete the page, you’ll have 14 days to reverse your decision. You can also look at unpublishing the page if you’re not sure you want to delete it.

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