How can I delete a Facebook Pixel? [In 2022]

Delete Facebook Pixel

Facebook Pixel can be used to track user engagement and conversions on your website.There are a variety of reasons why you need to include the code embedded on your site. On the other hand, there are a variety of reasons to remove the Facebook Pixel (now known as Meta Pixel) from your website and also out of the Facebook Business Manager. We are here to help and are going to show you how to remove the Facebook Pixel by 2022.

In this blog post on Facebook Pixel, we are going to teach you how to remove the Facebook Pixel from Facebook Business Manager (now named Meta Business Suite), how to delete it from the Facebook Advertising Account, and how to remove your Facebook Pixel from your website.

How do you delete a Facebook Pixel?

To erase the Facebook pixels

  1. The launch of Facebook Business Manager 
  2. Click on the icon for Business Settings. 
  3. Under Sources of data, click on Pixels. 
  4. Select the Facebook pixel you wish to erase. 
  5. Choose the account that you want to use and select the Trash icon. 
  6. Make sure you confirm that you wish to take away the Pixel. 

How can I get rid of the Facebook Pixel from the Business Manager?

Since Facebook has changed its Business Manager’s layout, it’s impossible to delete Facebook Pixel. Facebook Pixels in the Business Manager Facebook may re-enable that feature later in the near future. However, we’ll guide you on how to erase the Facebook Pixel out of your business manager.

If you aren’t able to delete the Facebook Pixel at present from the Business Manager you use, you can take it off the Facebook Ad account, which is linked to the Pixel, in order to make sure you don’t make a mistake by setting it up as an optimization event every time you create a brand new Facebook campaign.

How can you get Facebook’s Pixel off from your website?

The most efficient method to get rid of Facebook Pixel is to actually delete it from your website. Although the Facebook Pixel was not removed from Facebook, as long as it’s not present and visible on your site, it will be in a position to transfer any information about the Pixel to Facebook.

Be sure to erase any Facebook Pixel code you’d like to eliminate. It’s possible that you have several Pixel codes on your site simultaneously. You can ensure that you delete the correct Facebook Pixel by checking the Facebook Pixel ID.

There are three basic ways that the Facebook Pixel could be installed on your site:

  • Manual installation, perhaps with the assistance of an expert developer. 
  • Guided Facebook Pixel installation using Google Tag Manager. 
  • Integration with the help of a partner (if you’re using Shopify, WordPress, or another online store or CMS provider) 

Removal of Facebook Pixels: When the code is installed manually

If you have inserted your Facebook Pixel code into the head section of your site by hand, then you will need to remove it by hand from the head section.

You can verify whether the Facebook Pixel has been placed within the head area of your site by opening the site, and then checking your sources by using CTRL+U and looking for the word Facebook Pixel in the front-end code.

Take out the Facebook Pixel Code from Google Tag Manager’s

If it is installed on your website using Google Tag Manager, Facebook Pixel through Google Tag Manager, you must delete the Pixel by eliminating or stopping the tags that trigger events from the Facebook Pixel events on your website.

Even if you’re not the person who set up the Facebook Pixel and you don’t know the process by which Google Tag Manager works, you’ll be able to eliminate the Pixel by removing the tags associated with it.

If the conventions for naming are accurate, it is recommended to end all events that have the word “Pixel” and are associated with Facebook. You should always look up the tags to see whether the codes are identical in any way to the Pixel codes.

If you are using Partner Integration, remove the Facebook Pixel.

If you have used any type of integration from a partner company to set up and install Facebook’s Facebook Pixel on your website, it is recommended that you reverse engineer the process of installation to eliminate the Pixel from your site. For instance, if you own an online store on Shopify and you utilise the partner integration to set up the Pixel, it is easy to get rid of the Pixel by eliminating the ID from the Shopify admin.

It’s as easy as opening the Shopify Admin site, clicking on Online Store, then Preferences, and scrolling down until Facebook Pixel, and removing the Facebook Pixel ID from your site.

Make sure that the meta pixel has been removed.

Whatever method you choose, At the end of this procedure, it’s worthwhile to check if you were able to remove Facebook’s Facebook Pixel from your website. The easiest method to accomplish this is to install the Facebook Pixel Helper Chrome extension. 

You can test this by opening your site and then clicking to open the Pixel Helper. It will let you know which pixels are on your website and what information they transmit to Facebook.

It is also possible to check the IDs of your installed pixels, so that you can be sure that you have removed the correct pixels from your site.

Why can’t I delete the Facebook Pixel I’ve created?

From 2022 onwards, you aren’t able to completely remove this Facebook Pixel in your Facebook Business Manager. The only thing that you are able to do is delete this Facebook Pixel from your Facebook Ad Account.