Delete stored Facebook passwords from smartphones and tablets
Let's start from the mobile side and then let's find out how to do it delete stored Facebook passwords acting from Android e iOS. Below you will find explained how to proceed, it's very easy, don't worry.
If you are using a smartphone or tablet Android, to be able to delete the login data relating to your Facebook profile that you have saved you must intervene on the functionality Smart Lock. In case you have never heard of it, it is a special feature that allows the storage of login data and automatic access to websites and apps, which is enabled when a Google account is connected to Android.
That said, to make the Facebook login data disappear from Smart Look on your Android device, do this: log in to drawer (the screen where there are all the apps), presses the icon of Settings (Quella with l 'gear), select the voice Google e poi dicitura Smart Lock for passwords.
At this point, locate the section Saved passwords and tap on the item Google Account. Next, search facebook.com in the login data list on the displayed page (if you want, you can also carry out a direct search by pressing the button with the magnifying glass), then press on it, enter the login details to your Google account, press the button Delete and confirm your intentions by selecting the item Delete.
Purposes iOS? In that case, to get rid of the Facebook login data you have to intervene on the password storage system based on iCloud and offered by Apple itself to its users.
So, go to Home Screen, presses the icon of Settings (Quella with l 'gear), tap on the item Password and account (on iOS 14 and later you have to go up Settings> Password) in the new screen displayed, then on that App and website passwords and unlocks access to saved login data via Face ID, Touch ID or code (depends on the iPhone or iPad model and what is defined in the settings).
Once this is done, you will be able to consult the list of all the sites and apps for which you have saved their passwords on the device. Therefore identify facebook.com (if necessary, you can help with the search field at the top), swipe it over, from right to left, and finally press the red button Delete just appeared to get rid of the login details in question.
If you are using an iPhone or iPad with an older version of iOS, please note that to access the saved passwords you will need to go to the section Settings> Safari> Password.
Delete stored Facebook passwords from computer
Let's now move on to the computer side and then try to understand how to delete the stored Facebook passwords by acting on the main Web browsers available on the square: Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Internet Explorer e Safari. Again, it's all very simple.
If you typically connect to Facebook with Chrome and you would therefore like to understand how to delete the relative access data saved in the browser, all you have to do is, after starting the browser, click on the button with the three dots vertically located at the top right and select, from the menu that opens, the wording Settings.
In the tab that will open at this point, click on the item Password che trovi in corrispondenza della sezione People present at the top. Once this is done, you will finally be able to view the list of Internet sites for which you have chosen to save passwords in the browser. Search then facebook.com (if necessary, you can help with the search field at the top), click on the button with i three dots vertically that you find next to us and select the item Remove give the menu check if you press.
If, on the other hand, the browser you typically use to connect to your Facebook account is Firefox, to get rid of the relevant login data you must, after starting the browser, click on the button with the three lines horizontally located in the upper right part of the program window and select the item options in the menu that appears.
In the tab that opens, click on the heading item Privacy and security located on the left, press the button Logins saved placed in correspondence with the wording Logins and passwords and locate facebook.com in the login data list that is shown to you (you can possibly also help you with the search field at the top). Finally, click on it and press the button Remove down below.
Edge and Internet Explorer
You want to clear Facebook's stored passwords from Edge (only on Windows 10) or from Internet Explorer (on all versions Windows) but you don't know how to do it? Then do this: click on Start button (I cheer with the pennant Windows) located at the bottom left of the taskbar and look for, in the menu that opens, the Control Panel, then select the relevant result.
In the window that appears on the desktop, type the term credentials in the search bar located at the top right and click on the item Manage credenziali among the results that are shown to you later.
In the screen that is shown to you at this point, click on the item Web credentials and search https://www.facebook.com in the list of Internet sites for which you have chosen to save the access credentials, then presses on arrow placed next to the latter. Finally, press on the item Remove located below and confirm what your intentions are by clicking on the button Si nell'ulteriore finestra che si apre.
Stai using a Mac and you usually connect to Facebook with Safari, to remove the related login data saved in the browser you have to start the browser, click on the item Safari placed in the upper left part of the menu bar, press on the item Pref Renze, select the tab Password from the window that opens and type the password for your user account on macOS in the dedicated field.
Next, locate facebook.com in the list of Internet sites for which you have decided to save the login data (you can also help with the search field above), then select it and press the button Remove for two consecutive times. Done!
Other useful operations
To conclude on a high note, as they say, I would like to show you some operations that you can carry out as a completion when going to delete the stored passwords of Facebook, in order to avoid the almost automatic connection to your account. It is about disable login with profile picture and remove the Facebook account from the device in use. To find out more, feel free to read the following steps.
Disable login with profile picture
To succeed in disable login with profile picture, that is to say that special function that allows you to access the social network more easily, by selecting your profile photo and typing a numeric code chosen previously, you must proceed as indicated below, depending on whether you are using the app of the social network for Android and iOS or the Web version of the famous site.
- Facebook App - log in to the Facebook app on your smartphone or tablet with your account, press the button with the three lines horizontally on the right, select the item Settings and privacy in the new screen displayed and then that Settings in the menu that opens. Then, tap on the wording Security and access, presses on the voice Sign in with your profile picture e scegli l'opzione Disable login via profile picture.
- Facebook site - log in to your Facebook account, click on the button with the freccia rivolta verse il basso located in the upper right part of the social network home and select the item Settings from the menu that you bee. In the new page displayed, click on the wording Security and access on the left, locate the item Sign in with your profile picture on the right and press the relevant button Modification. Finally, select the option Disable sign in with profile picture.
Remove the account from the device
As I told you, another thing that can be useful for avoiding automatic access to Facebook, without having to type in the relevant login credentials first, is to remove the relevant account from your mobile device.
To do this, open the Facebook app on your smartphone or tablet, press the button with the three lines horizontally located on the right and select the option from the menu that appears Logout placed at the bottom. Then confirm what your intentions are by pressing again on the item Logout.
At this point, if you are using Android, presses the button with i three dots vertically located on the main screen of the app, next to your profile photo, and select the option Remove account from device. If, on the other hand, you are using iOS, presses the button with thegear located in the lower center of the main app screen and select the option Remove the account from the phone. Done!How to clear Facebook stored passwords