How to Secure Your Facebook Account

How to Secure Your Facebook Account: If you're looking for helpful tips on how to secure your Facebook account, this post got you covered. Facebook undoubtedly is the most popular social networking website with over 2.2 monthly active users. Unarguably, not all of those users are genuine. You'll agree with me that some of those users are on the site to stalk others. Considering that, the security of your Facebook account should be of prime importance. In this post, we'll show you the 6-things you need to do to secure your Facebook account ASAP. See: Log Into My Facebook Account Without Password
How to Secure Your Facebook Account
How to Secure Your Facebook Account
To secure your Facebook account, do the following;
1. Make sure you protect your Facebook password:
i. Don't use your Facebook password anywhere else online.
il. Never share your password. You should be the only one who knows it.
iii. Avoid including your name or common words. Your password should be difficult to guess.

2. Use Facebook extra security features. An example is to enable a two-factor authentication on your account.

3. Always ensure your email account(s) are secure.

4. Always log out of Facebook when you use a computer you share with other people. If you forget, you can log out remotely.

5. Run anti-virus software on your computer:
i. For Windows
ii. For Mac OS

6. Think before you click or download anything.

How to Log put Facebook Remotely
To log out of Facebook remotely, do the following;
1. Log in to your Facebook account

2. Click on account settings

3. Click on settings from the drop-down menu

4. Click security and login

5. Go to the section Where You're Logged In. You may have to click See More to see all of the sessions where you're logged in.

6. Find the session you want to end. ClickHow to Secure Facebook Account and then click Log Out.

Aside from the above steps on how to secure your Facebook account, you can also enable a code generator on your account. This Facebook feature is used along with two-factor authentication. What this feature does is that once enabled on your account, your cell phone will generate a "special security code" that you can use to authenticate your login attempt on another computer or mobile device.

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How to Turn on Code Generator for your Facebook account
To turn on a code generator for your account, do the following;
1. Log in to your Facebook account
2. Click on the account settings icon at the top right corner of any Facebook page
3. Click settings from the drop-down menu
4. Click on "security and login" at the left column of the new page that display
5. Scroll down to Use two-factor authentication and click Edit.
6. Go to Code Generator and click Setup.
7. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Using Code Generator 
Note: Code Generator is only available from the Facebook app for Android and iOS.
To get your code on your mobile device:
1. From your Facebook app, tap How to Secure Your Facebook Account
2. Scroll down and tap Code Generator.
3. Use the code to log into Facebook.

- Code Generator security codes used for two-factor authentication are always six digits long and expire after 30 or 60 seconds depending on the mobile device you're using.

- If your security code isn't working, tap My code doesn't work on your mobile device to reset your Code Generator, then try setting it up again on your computer.

- Code Generator works on your mobile device even if you don't have access to text messaging (SMS) or an Internet connection. You can also use it if you ever need to reset your password.

See: Forgot Password For Facebook

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