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How to Reset Forgotten Facebook Password



How to reset Facebook Password

Even though you’re active on the Facebook platform and accessing it all the time, you may tend to forget its password too often. However, Facebook offers an easy interface to reset your password anytime. You can do this easily on the Facebook app and website.

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Access the following methods only when you don’t know the current password of Facebook. If you know the current password, head to the account settings and change your Facebook password.

Browser/app – Launch the app or visit the FB site → tap on the Forgotten password link → enter your email address or phone number → select the verification mode → enter the verification code → enter a new password.

How to Reset Facebook Password Using Browser

[1] Launch a browser on your PC or smartphone and visit

[2] Click on the Forgotten password? link.

[3] It will redirect you to the Find Your Account page. Here, you have to enter the email address or mobile number you’ve linked with your account.

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[4] Now, select how you want to receive the code for password reset verification.

  • Send code via email
  • Send code via SMS
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[5] Enter the verification code that you’ve received from Facebook.

[6] Click Continue.

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[7] Enter a new and strong password for your Facebook account.

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[8] By clicking continue, your password will be changed.

How to Reset Forgotten Facebook Password on App [Android & iPhone]

[1] Open the Facebook app on your device.

[2] Tap on the Forgotten Password link on the login screen.

[3] Enter the phone number or email address linked with your account and click on the Search button.

[4] Select the verification code that you prefer and click on the Continue button.

[5] Enter the code and choose the Continue button.

[6] Enter a strong password for your Facebook account and save the changes.

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1) Why can’t I reset my FB (Facebook) password?

It may happen due to a network issue or server error. Fix the network connection and try again later. If the problem continues, contact the Facebook support team.

2) How to reset your Facebook Messenger password?

Resetting the password of Facebook will change the password of Messenger automatically. You don’t need to follow any additional steps.

3) How can I recover my Facebook password without email and phone numbers?

#1 All you need to do is visit the Facebook website and click on the Forgot account tab.
#2 You have to choose an email or number as a recovery option.
#3 To go ahead, click on No longer have access to these.
#4 Next option is to give a friend’s number.
#5 Input a friend’s trusted number to get the code.
#6 Enter the code sent to your friend’s number.
#7 Upon entering the code, the password reset page will open on your screen.

4) Can I change my Facebook password after the hack?

Yes. It is necessary to reset your password if you encounter a security breach or a hack. While resetting your password, select Log out of all devices to remove your account from signed-in devices.

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