Even though you are pretty much sure about the security guidelines in Facebook, there is always a vital need to change your Facebook password once in a while. With more than 2.2 billion active users, Facebook is the top most grossing multinational companies on the planet. Facebook now, is one of the top 4 multinational companies along with Google, Amazon and Apple. The BIG 4 is what people quote in regard to these MNC’s. Facebook users in the past have faced many problems with the security in regard to their privacy settings. In this article we will get to know how to change your Facebook password using a few simple methods.
In the past Facebook has faced certain allegations in regard to the privacy of its users. There were many allegations and abuses faced by the Facebook team because of the data breach. Irrespective of all these incidents, Facebook has managed to regain the trust of its users. Facebook introduced many privacy policies which are now user friendly and adaptive. People have begun to trust the Facebook besides all the drama which Facebook and its users have undergone in the past. To keep yourself protected from all these the solution is to change your password frequently. Changing your password very often keeps you away from the hackers and the malware.
Changing Facebook Password
You may have forgot to log out of some device or have logged into Facebook through various devices. The solution to keep your account secure is to change your Facebook password immediately. If you have not changed your Facebook password since months then there is higher chance of your data to be misused or hacked. Changing your Facebook password is therefore a cooler way to keep your data away from being misused.
You might be a very random user of Facebook but every inch of data and information is very vital. So, here are a few methods to change your Facebook password. We will go through two methods to change your Facebook password. One is to change it through your mobile application and other through your desktop.
A) Change Facebook password through Mobile application
To change your Facebook password through the Facebook application, you need to open the Facebook application in your mobile. Login into your Facebook account using the login details and follow the below steps to change your password.
Change your Facebook password
- Login into your Facebook application
Open the Facebook application on your mobile and login into your account.
- Go to menu
On the top right corner you can find the Menu icon listed. Tap on it to explore settings.
- Open Settings
Open the settings menu and then go to the privacy settings.
- Click on the Change password option
Hit the change password option listed under the Privacy settings to change your Facebook password. This will redirect you to change the password.
- Enter the current and new password
In the change password page you need to enter your current password and the new password. Re enter your new password to verify it.
- Tap on Save changes
Now tap on save changes to save your changes and to update the new password. You can now login using your new password.
B) Change your Facebook password through Desktop version
To change your Facebook password through the Desktop version you need to go Facebook.com. In the Facebook home page login into your account using your account details. Follow the below steps to change your Facebook password using the desktop version.
1)Login into your Facebook account
Open the Facebook home page and login into your account if you’re not signed in automatically.
2) Click on the options icon (down arrow)
On the top right corner (beside the question mark icon) you will find the options icon. Click on that to explore your Facebook settings.
3) Open Settings
In the options listed you will find the Settings option listed. Click on that to explore the Account settings of Facebook.
4) Go to Security and login
In the settings section you will find the Security and login section. There are series of settings available on the left side of the settings page. Click on the Security and login settings.
5) Click on Change password
Scroll down below in the Security and login page and you will find the change password option listed. Hit the change password option to change your Facebook password.
6) Enter your passwords in the required fields
You need to enter your current password and also your new password. Enter your new password twice for Facebook to verify your password.
7) Tap on Save changes
After entering the passwords in the required fields tap on save changes to save your settings and you can login with your new password.
Therefore you have successfully changed your Facebook password successfully. Either you can use your mobile application or can directly sign in through your desktop and complete the process.
To build a strong password:
a) Do not use passwords which contain your names, pet names etc.
b) Always use combination of different letters, symbols and numbers.
c) Do not use consecutive letters or numbers. This makes your password more predictable.
d) Do not include your phone numbers, email addresses or date of birth’s in your password.
To conclude: Hence you have learnt how to change your Facebook password using two different ways. Comment your views below and do share the content. For more of some interesting tech articles visit Morphigo.com and delve into some amazing stuff. Cheers!
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