Step By Step Guide – How To Change Facebook Password

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How To Change Facebook Password

Creating a Facebook account is really easy, but afterwards many ask how to change their Facebook password. In this article, we will see how you can do it from a browser, and also from the official Facebook application.

Facebook is a social networking service based in Menlo Park, California founded by Mark Zuckerberg along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes. Now let us get into the main topic.

How to change Facebook password

How to change Facebook password from a Desktop Browser

If you are using a personal computer there are two ways to change your Facebook password. First, if you know your password, and another if you forgot. Here we have explained both of those.

1. Logged In
Change Facebook Password from Desktop Browser
Change Facebook Password from Desktop Browser

If you remember your current password you used and already logged in to your account you should follow the method listed below to change your password.

  • Click on the ‘down arrow sign’ on the top right corner of Facebook.
  • Select settings and privacy option and go to settings.
  • Click on security and login.
  • Click edit next to change password option.
  • Enter your current password.
  • Enter your new password and retype your new password. Make sure to set a strong password using both capital letters and numerical numbers.
  • Click on save changes and continue using your Facebook account.
  • If you think that someone else may have known your old password, it is a good idea to log out of any other phones and computers and check for recent changes to your account.
2. Forgot Password
Forgot Password Screen
Forgot Password Screen

If you forgot your old password you can also reset your password by clicking on the ‘forgot your password?’ option. In this case, you will need access to your email or phone number associated with your Facebook account.

  • Enter your email address or phone number on the login menu.
  • Then, click on ‘forgot your password?’ option.
  • Facebook will give you options to send a verification code on your email address.
  • Enter the verification code.
  • Type a new password and it’s done.

Related Article: How to check who viewed your Facebook Profile?

How to Change Facebook Password on Android or iOS

Do not worry if you do not own a personal computer. You can also change your Facebook password by using an Android or iOS device. Read the instructions written below carefully to know how to do so.

1. Logged In
Change Facebook Password from Android
Change Facebook Password from Android

If you are already logged in to your Facebook account and want to change your password you should use the method listed below.

  • First, open the Facebook app and tap on this icon on the top right.
  • Scroll down and go to settings and privacy then Select settings.
  • Go to security and login and tap on change password.
  • Enter your current password.
  • Next enter your new password and confirm your new password. For safety always use a strong password.
  • Save changes and continue using your Facebook account.
  • If you feel like someone else knows your old password then log out of other device and check for recent changes and security events on your account.
2. Forgot Password

If you do not remember your current password and want to reset it on your android device, follow the steps below. Again, you will need access to your email or phone number that is associated with your Facebook account.

  • Open the Facebook app.
  • Enter your email or number whichever you are using for your Facebook on the login window.
  • Tap on ‘forgot password?’ option.
  • Once you find your account, choose where you want to send the verification code.
  • Enter the verification code and continue.
  • Enter your new password and confirm the password.
  • Log out of other devices and check for recent security changes to avoid unwanted things on to your account.

Conclusion

So by this far I hope, you have solved the problem ‘How to change Facebook password’. Facebook is a great app for communication and it is easy to use and well developed until you want to tinker with some settings. If you need any help about Facebook do let us know in the comments below.

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