How to change your Facebook password

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Change your Facebook password from your computer

Change the password

If you want to change your Facebook password from your computer because you intend to make it more secure and avoid identity theft, the first step you need to take is to log into your account on the social network. To do this, connect to Facebook by opening the web browser you generally use to surf the net, type www.facebook.com in the address bar and press the button Submit then fill in the appropriate forms located at the top right by entering the email address or telephone number with which you have chosen to register on the social network and the relative password. Once this is done, click on the button Log in.



Once the Facebook home is displayed, click on the icon depicting a down arrow collocata in alto a destra e seleciona la voce Settings from the menu that is shown to you. On the page that opens, make sure the option is selected from the left sidebar Generali (and if not click on it) then locate the item Password attached to the right of the displayed screen and click on the link Modification placed next door.

Proceed by filling in the form that is proposed to you. Then type your current password in the field next to the item Current, type the new password in the fields next to the items New e Enter the new password again then click the button Save the changes but I will complete the operation.

After making the desired changes to the password, a warning will appear on the screen indicating that the operation was successful. You will also be asked if, consequentially to the changes made, you intend to disconnect all other devices linked to your account or whether to continue to remain logged in. Choose the option that you think will do the most for you and then press the button Continue.



At this point you can finally say you are satisfied: you have managed to complete the whole procedure by which to change the Facebook password from your computer, congratulations. Taking into account the changes made, the next time you want to log in to your Facebook account, remember that in order to do so you will have to type the new password you just entered since the one previously in it will no longer be valid.

Retrieve the password

If, on the other hand, you are interested in understanding how to change your Facebook password because you have forgotten it and you can no longer access your account, connect to the main page of the social network by starting the web browser that you generally use to surf the net, type www.facebook.com in the address bar of the same and then presses the button Submit present on the keyboard. Then click on the item Non ricordi pi霉 come accere all'account? located at the top right.

On the page that opens, fill out the form that is proposed to you on the screen by typing your e-mail address in the field below the wording Email, phone, username or full name and click on the button Search.

In the new web page that is shown to you at this point, locate your account among those in the list (if there is more than one) and press the button It's my account placed on the side of the fabric.

If you can't find your account among all the ones shown to you, click the button I'm not on the list located at the bottom right, then type the name of your friend on Facebook to allow the social network to identify you more easily. For more details, take a look at the appropriate section of the Facebook Help Center which you can access by clicking here.


Once you have identified your account, indicate how you intend to reset your password by selecting one of the systems proposed in the list on the left, choosing between sending an e-mail message with the link to set the password again to the email address associate to your account or an SMS containing a code to the phone number associated with your profile (the available options may vary based on the contact information you have provided to Facebook) then click on the button Continue.


In the box that opens, type the six-number code you received by e-mail or by SMS to your mobile number and click on the button Continue.

Finally, type the new password you want to use to access your account in the fields below the entries New e Enter the password again then click the button Save Changes but I will complete the operation.

Change your Facebook password from smartphones and tablets

Change the password

Would you like to change your Facebook password using the social network app available for smartphones and tablets? If the answer is affirmative, to begin with, grab the to mobile device, access the home screen of the same and press the icon relating to the social network application.

Once the main screen of the Facebook app is displayed, press the button with the three lines horizontally located at the bottom right on iOS and top left on Android. At this point, if you are using an iPhone or an iPad, tap on Settings, select the voice Account settings and then press on Generali. If you are using an Android device instead, tap on Account settings and then Generali.


In the new screen that is now shown to you, presses on the item Password then fill out the form Current Password by typing in your current password and forms New password e Enter the new password again with the new password you intend to use.

To complete the procedure and to confirm the changes made, tap the button change Password placed at the bottom.

At this point you can say you are satisfied: you have completed the whole procedure by which to change the password of Facebook from mobile. Since it wasn't as difficult as you thought?


Recover password

If, on the other hand, you have forgotten the password to access your account on the social network and you are interested in understanding how to change your Facebook password in such a situation, grab your device, access the home screen and tap on the app icon of Facebook.

In the screen that is shown to you at this point, if you are using an iOS device, tap on the link Do you need help? and then press on Forgot your password? while if you use a smartphone or an Android tablet presses on the voice Forgot password? placed under the form to login to the account, fill in the field Email or phone that you now see on the screen by typing your e-mail address or your phone number that you previously associated with your account on the social network and then presses the button Find your account.

Now locate your account among those listed (if there was more than one) and then press it on. If you can't find your account among all those shown to you, press the button I'm not on the list located at the bottom right, then type the name of your friend on Facebook to allow the social network to identify you more easily.

Now indicate how you intend to reset your password by selecting one of the systems proposed in the list on the left, choosing between sending an e-mail message with the link to set the password again to the email address associated with your account or a SMS containing a code to the phone number associated with your profile (the available options may vary based on the contact information you have provided to Facebook) then tap the button Continue.

In the box that opens, type the six-number code you received by e-mail or by SMS to your mobile number and click on the button Continue.

Finally, type the new password you want to use to access your account in the fields below the entries New e Enter the password again then click the button Save Changes but I will complete the operation.

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