Changing your Facebook password is very easy and fast. Surely you will need to do it from time to time, because someone knows your password, for security or for various reasons. In this post I will show you how you can do it.
With 2.5 billion users, Facebook is one of the main targets of all types of hackers. Some will want to steal your credentials and possibly leave you without access to your account. The best way to avoid or greatly reduce this threat is to change your password regularly and activate two-step verification.
Change Facebook password on computer
On your PC, open the browser, go to Facebook and log in, if you haven’t already. In the upper right corner, click the down arrow icon and select Settings & privacy > Settings.
On the left panel select Security and login. Then look for the Login section , and next to the Change password option click Edit.
Now you must enter your current password, type the new password and repeat it to confirm. Then click the Save Changes button .
The password will be changed, giving you the option to check if someone is using your account and log out, or you can choose Don’t log out and click Continue.
Remember that a longer and more complex password will help make your Facebook account more secure. If you have trouble remembering it, write it down in a safe place, in case you forget it.
How to change Facebook password from cell phone
Open the Facebook application on your Android cell phone and press the Menu button , in the form of three bars, in the upper right corner of the screen. Navigate down to the Help & Settings section and select Account Settings.
Then click on Security and login and then on Change password.
Then write your password in Current password, the one you want in New password, and repeat it in Repeat new password. To apply, click the Save changes button .
On iPhone (iOS)
Open the Facebook application on iPhone or iPad, click on the Menu button in the form of bars at the bottom of the screen and select Settings and privacy > Settings.
Now choose Security and login and then click on Change password.
Enter your password in Current password, the one you want in New password and retype it in Repeat new password. Click on Save changes for it to take effect.
Change your password from time to time
As you can see, changing the Facebook password is quite simple and you can do it in a minute from any device.
Never underestimate the importance of updating your social network password in terms of your security and privacy. You should do this regularly and using strong and long passwords, as well as enabling two-factor authentication.