Thu. May 26th, 2022

How do I change or reset my Facebook password?

To change your password on Facebook if you’re already logged in:

  1. Click account in the top right of Facebook.
  2. Select Settings & Privacy, then click Settings.
  3. Click Security and Login.
  4. Click Edit next to Change password.
  5. Enter your current password and new password.
  6. Click Save Changes.

If you’re logged in but have forgotten your password, follow the steps under Change Your Password then click Forgot your password? and follow the steps to reset it. Keep in mind that you’ll need access to the email associated with your account.Reset Your PasswordTo reset your password if you’re not logged in to Facebook:

  1. Go to the Find Your Account Page.
  2. Type the email, mobile phone number, full name or username associated with your account, then click Search.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

For security reasons, you won’t be able to use the same mobile phone number that you use for two-factor authentication to help you reset your password. You’ll need to have a different mobile phone number or email address added to your account to reset your password if you ever need to.

I can’t reset my Facebook password because I can’t access the email or mobile phone number on my account.

Use an alternate email or phone number to log inYou may be able to get back into your Facebook account by using an alternate email or mobile phone number listed on your account.If you don’t know what alternate information you have:

  1. Go to and follow the instructions.
  2. Make sure to use a computer or mobile phone that you have previously used to log into your Facebook account.
  3. Learn how to reset your password once you get back into your account.

Try to regain access your email accountIf you signed up for Facebook using an email address, you can try contacting your email service provider to recover your email account.

  • To get started, check your email sign in screen for an option such as Trouble signing in? or Forgot password?
  • If you regain access to your email, you can finish the steps to reset your password.

Check that your mobile number is correct

  • Make sure to enter your entire mobile phone number, including the country code.
  • Leave out any extra zeros, plus signs (+) or other special characters.
  • If you’re still having trouble, you can try to recover your account by going to and following the instructions.

You can also check out these login troubleshooting tips.

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By Chala Dandessa

Name: Chala Dandessa. I was born in West Shewa Zone, Chobi District of Oromia Region, Ethiopia in 1989. Currently I am Lecturer at Jimma Teachers College.

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