Facebook is one of the most popular social media apps used by people today daily. People tend to fall under cyber theft or other threats stealing their personal information through their apps or people simply forget their password because of which they have to reset their password and most of them don’t know how to reset it. When someone forgets their Facebook password or they want to change or reset it, it can be done at anytime they want. Here we have explained different ways to reset it and the procedures involved in it.
Methods To Reset Facebook Password
First, you need to open your app on your phone, then the login option appears and on the login screen there is an option that says “Forgot Password” just below “Log in”. Just select it by tapping on it. Once you select it, type the email address, mobile phone number, full name, or username associated with your account, then tap search. Once you find your account then simply follow the on-screen instructions. There will be two options that ask the user to send verification code via SMS or Email. It's up to the user which option they want to select.
If they want to select the first option then the verification code is sent to the user's mobile phone which is associated with their account. After that, the user should simply enter the verification code they received via SMS. Then a new page opens where the user is asked to enter the new desired password. Once the user enters the new password they can simply Log in to their account with the password.
If the user selects the second one then the verification code via email is sent to their respective email address associated with their account. Then the user should open their email to check it. After receiving the verification code the user can simply copy and paste the code to their Facebook app where the code must be entered. Once the code is entered, a new window opens where they should enter the new desired password. After that, the user can Log in to their account.
Through Settings, When Logged In
If you are already logged in and then wish to reset or change your password then you simply have to tap the icon on the top right corner of your screen and scroll down to see for the settings option and select it. Once you select that option then you should find the “Security and Login” option and select it where you will find the “Change Password” option. Tap it and then you will be asked to enter your current password and your new desired password. Enter your current password then your new desired password, the password will be reset and you can then log in to your account with your new password.
Third-Party Tool or Apps
There are many third-party app and tools developed for executing these kinds of actions. You just need to install these apps in your device, any device you want to use it on. This app is designed so that it helps you do this job. You need to fill up the required information and follow the instructions given. The link to the app is given here:
In this way, the password can be reset for an account through the app itself. Once the password is reset, the user can log in to their account after entering the new password.
For better security, passwords should be at least 8 characters in length which include a mix of numbers, symbols, uppercase, and lowercase letters such that it can be remembered by the user only. Simple names, numbers dates should be prevented as it can be easily known or guessed. Also if the users are writing in the email address or the phone number which is not associated with their account or they do not know the associated number and email address or don’t have access to the email and number linked to the account, they cannot reset their password; so they must have access to it to reset the password and use the account responsibly.