How to Delete Facebook Page Check-Ins

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This post will show you how to delete Facebook page check-ins.

Check-ins are a great idea if you have a physical place of business. But if you don’t have a physical place of business, customers aren’t checking in so you may want to delete check-ins altogether.

Currently, in order to delete Facebook check-ins, you will need to remove your address and map from the ABOUT section on your Facebook page.

How to Delete Facebook Page Check-ins:

Log in to your page as page administrator and follow steps below:

1. Click the About tab

2. Click Edit Page Info

Screenshot of Facebook Page Edit Mode

3.  Scroll down to address area and uncheck the button below the map to hide your address, map, and check-ins:

Screenshot of Facebook Map amd Address Info on Business Page

4. Save your changes.

Your map, check-ins, and street address will no longer show up on your page.

Editor’s note: This post was originally published in September 2012. It has been rewritten and updated for accuracy.

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Anonymous

STILL doesn’t work. People are still checking in to our small business and that box is unchecked. DOES NOT WORK.

Allen
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Allen

That box was un-checked from the beginning and I still got a ‘check in’ with a photo that I did not want. It was just some guy being smart. Nothing terribly offensive but I’d still like to get rid of it and understand how it happened.

Ali Imran
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The post that’s bothering me is from May 2017. Long before I have joined the company. Being an admin I cant find it in the May 2017th activity and I tried using from the account that was admin of the page in 2017 its not visible to him too. Its just an appropriate post from an old employee.

Giridharan Kesavan
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Giridharan Kesavan

This is indeed helpful. I need to go a step further. I am a page admin. I need to delete a check-in by a person who has posted an undesirable photo along with the check in – he did this before I disabled the checkin feature.

ANy way of removing such check-ins?

Michelle Phillips
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Michelle Phillips

Hi Giridharan, thanks for stopping by and asking a great question. I’m sorry for the situation you’ve encountered with check-ins. I’ve also researched it, but don’t see any way to delete this undesirable check-in. My suggestion would be to contact Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/help/263149623790594/ to file a report and see if they can assist you further. Good luck!

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