Facebook is the biggest social networking website, it boasts of over 1 billion users. It is a good place to hangout out with family, friends and well-wishers, and also make new acquaintances.
Facebook requires it’s users to enter a combination of email and password before they are allowed access to the platform. Now, imagine what happens when you forget your password. Your temperature soars, you start fretting. You input several combinations of numbers and alphabets all to no avail. It gets even worse if your account has administrative access to your Facebook business page.
Relax, recovering your Facebook password barely takes a few minutes. That’s correct. Facebook set up a program to help you reset your password and enables you set up a new password by following a few simple procedure.
This article shows you the easy way to change your Facebook password. It also guides you on how to keep your account safe. With this remedy, you can retrieve lost passwords in cases where you no longer have access to your account.
It is also advisable not to use the same password for multiple websites as this makes it easier for hackers to tamper with your Facebook account. Using the same password as when you created your account eight years ago is definitely not the best practice.
Here’s how to change your Facebook password:
⦁ Log in to Facebook using your current password on your mobile app. Once you’re logged in, go to the top right of your page and click on the settings icon.
⦁ Go to the “settings” page
⦁ Click on the “settings” option.
⦁ Clicking on “settings” will take you to your account settings page
⦁ Click on “security”
Clicking on “security” will display “security and log in”
⦁ Click on “change password”
The “security and log in” page displays the “change password” option. Click on it to initiate the change password function.
⦁ Change the password
After clicking g on the change password option, you have to enter in your current password, then create your new one. Ensure you input a strong password, to avoid having your Facebook account being compromised. Then click on save changes.
How to change your Facebook password by using your default email
Facebook mandates that potential users should create an account by using a phone number and an existing email. This, in turn, enables Facebook to help reset your password.
Below are steps to reset your Facebook password easily. The following steps will only work if you have set up a recovery email before being logged out.
⦁ Visit Facebook.com from your computer’s browser.
⦁ Click on “forgotten account”, situated under the login field
⦁ You will be directed to a page to find your account. Input your Email or phone number to search for your account.
⦁ This will then lead you to the reset your password page. You will have to choose how you want to receive the code to reset your password.
You will be given 3 options:
⦁ Use your email account
⦁ Send code via email
⦁ Send code via SMS
Choose “send the code via email” and click on continue.
⦁ Facebook will email you a special 6 digit code in your email that you will be asked to enter on the following page.
⦁ Enter the code and then click on “change password”.
⦁ Enter a new password and confirm the changes.
Congrats, you can now log in to your Facebook account using the new password. Also, ensure to keep your new password safe to avoid getting hacked.