How to change or reset your Facebook password

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How many times have you tried to login to your Facebook account from another device and could not because you have been unable to remember your password? This happens because today the browser keeps our passwords and this makes us forget about them in the long run. If this is your case, in this article we will explain how you can reset your password. On the other hand, we will also explain how to change your Facebook password if you remember your password. In this case, you may want to change it for security or simply prefer a better one.

Reset your Facebook password

If you forgot your Facebook password and want to reset it, you can do so by following these steps. First of all, go to the main Facebook page and click on “forgot account?” (it appears just below where you have to write your e-mail and your password to log in).

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Facebook forgot password – Facebook reset password

Then, enter the e-mail or the phone number you had linked to your Facebook account and click the “search” button.

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How to reset Facebook password / How to recover Facebook password

At this time, Facebook will search your profile and show you the options you have to recover your password. In this case, we have the option to send a verification code to our e-mail or our mobile. Now, we select the option that we want (for example, “send code via email”) and we click the  “continue” button. This will send a code to our email to restore our account.

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Facebook password recovery  / Facebook password reset code

Change you Facebook password

If you remember the password to access your Facebook account but want to change it to a better or more secure one, you can do it by following these steps. First of all click on the arrow in the upper right corner of the main Facebook screen.

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How to change Facebook password

Then, select the “settings” option from the drop-down menu.

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Facebook change password

Find the “Security and Login” section in the column on the left and click on it.

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How do I change my Facebook password

Now, look for the “Change password” section and click on the “edit” button on the right.

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How to change password on Facebook / change password Facebook

At this time, you have to enter your current password first and then your new password twice. When you finish, you just have to click the “Save changes” button.

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Facebook password change / How do I change my password on Facebook

When doing this, if you have the session started on other devices, it will be closed automatically. This means that if someone was using your Facebook account without your permission, he will be left out.

For whatever reason you may have wanted to change your Facebook password, the fact is that it is a very good idea. We should all change our passwords at least twice a year, since in this way we increase the level of security of these ones. We hope that the post has been useful for you and that you have been able to change or restore your Facebook password.


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