After successfully setting up your new smartphone, you've downloaded all the applications you use most frequently, including Facebook. While trying to log in to the popular social network, however, you realized that you can't remember the password associated with your account, and since you don't know how to set a new access key and log in to your Facebook profile again, you'd like my help.
That's the way it is, isn't it? Then let me tell you that today is your lucky day! With this guide, in fact, I'll explain how to recover your facebook password by giving you the necessary information to set a new one, both from smartphone, using the official app of the social network, and from computer, via browser. In addition to showing you the detailed procedure for creating a new access key using the data associated with your account, it will be my job to explain how to recover the password without email or phone number.
If you agree and you're eager to log back into Facebook, let's not waste any more time and get right down to business. Come on: make yourself comfortable, carve out five minutes of free time and devote yourself to reading the next paragraphs. By carefully following the directions I'm going to give you and trying to put them into practice on the device of your interest, I assure you that you'll be able to recover your Facebook account password in no time. Want to bet?
How to recover your Facebook password from your mobile phone
Recovering your Facebook password is a simple and fast procedure that you can put into practice using the social network app for Android and iPhone/iPad devices. All you have to do, is to take your mobile phone, choose the option to recover password, locate your account and create a new access key.
Before I give you the detailed procedure for setting a new password for your profile, you should know that in order to prove that you are the owner of the account in question you have to use the email address associated with it. In case you don't remember it or you are no longer able to access your email inbox, you'll be glad to know that it is possible to recover your Facebook password without email, provided that you have associated your account with a mobile phone number enabled to receive SMS.
That said, to recover your account password, launch the Facebook app and, on the login screen, click on Forgotten your password? Then enter the email address or mobile number associated with your account in the Phone or email field, press the Find your account button and place a check mark next to the option of your interest between Confirmation by email and Confirmation by SMS.
Regardless of your choice, then write down the 6-digit verification code that was sent to you via email or SMS, enter it in the Enter code field and tap the Continue button to prove that you are the owner of the Facebook account in question.
Now, choose whether to disconnect your account from all other devices you're logged in from(Log me out from other devices) or to stay logged in(Stay logged in), tap the Continue button and, on the Create a new password screen, enter the new access key you want to use to log into your account in the Type new password field. Finally, press the Continue button to complete the password recovery and log back into your account.
How to recover your Facebook password from your computer
If you prefer to recover your Facebook account password from your computer, go to the main page of the social network and select the Forgot how to log in to your account? option in the upper right corner.
On the Find your account screen, enter your phone number in the Mobile phone number field and click the Find button to locate your Facebook profile. If you can't retrieve your Facebook password using your phone number because you don't have one associated with your account, you can simply use your email address.
Alternatively, on the main Facebook page, enter the phone number or email address associated with your account in the Email or Phone field at the top, and enter an incorrect password in the field provided. Then click on the Sign In button and, on the new screen that appears, choose the Forgot Password?
Regardless of the procedure followed, on the Reset your password page, choose the option that interests you between Send code via SMS and Send code via email and click the Continue button to receive a 6-digit verification code via SMS or email.
Then enter the code in question in the Enter code field, press the Continue button to prove that you are the owner of the account in question and, on the new screen displayed, create a new access key for your account by entering it in the New password field. Finally, click the Continue button and you're done.
You should know that by pressing the Skip button, however, you can log into your Facebook account without changing your password. By doing so, you will be able to change it from the settings of your account, in the Protection and Access section but, in order to do so, you need to be aware of your current password.
How to recover your Facebook password without email and number
If you can't remember your Facebook account password and you no longer have access to either your email address or the phone number associated with it, you'll be glad to know that it's possible to recover your Facebook password without email and number through some trusted contacts, provided you've already indicated them in the Security and Access section of your account.
If this is the case, connect to the main Facebook page, select the Forgot how to access your account? option, enter the email address or phone number associated with your account in the Mobile phone number field and press the Search button. Next, select the You can't access it anymore? and I can't access my email options, and on the How can we contact you? screen, enter an email address that you can access in the New email and Confirm new email fields.
Then click the Continue button, select the Show my trusted contacts item, enter the first and last name of one of your trusted contacts in the Contact name field, and click the Confirm button to see a complete list of your trusted friends. Next, contact each person on the list, ask them to connect to facebook.com/recover, and tell you the 4-digit code you see on the screen.
As soon as you have the security code of each friend you have listed as a trusted contact, enter it in the Enter code fields, click the Continue button and set a new password for your account, specifying it in the field provided. Finally, click on the Continue button again, access the email box indicated above, locate the email sent by Facebook and click on the link contained within it, to access your account and complete the password recovery.
How to recover your stolen Facebook password
Excuse me? Are you worried that someone has stolen your Facebook account and changed the password? If so, all you can do is report your account as compromised and follow the directions provided by Facebook to try to recover it.
If you no longer have access to your account and your intention is to recover your stolen Facebook password, go to the Facebook "Report Compromised Account" page and click the My Account Has Been Compromised button.
Then enter the mobile phone number or email address associated with the account you want to recover in the Mobile Number field and click the Search button to find your account. On the new screen that appears, enter the last password you remember for your account in the Current or previous password field, and click Continue: if your account password has been changed, you'll see the message You entered an outdated password.
In this case, click on the Protect my account button and choose one of the available options between Send code by email and Send code by SMS, to receive a verification code useful for setting a new password for your account. Once you have made your choice, click on the Continue button, retrieve the code that was sent to you, enter it in the Enter code field and press the Continue button again.
Finally, on the Choose a new password screen, enter a new password to be used to access your Facebook account, and click the Continue button to recover your stolen Facebook account. At this point, I recommend that you go to your Account Settings, select the Security & Access and Where you signed in options, and end all active sessions.