Ways to Reset Your Forgotten Facebook Password

Recover Account Passwords Ways to Reset Your Forgotten Facebook Password

Forgot Facebook Password? We Can Help!

Forgetting a password to any online account can be stressful. In fact, 30% of people in the US find resetting passwords to be as stressful as retiring. This can be especially stressful if you forgot your Facebook password

Lucky for you, DoNotPay can help with forgotten passwords, including Facebook. Of course, you can follow our do-it-yourself instructions below instead. But if you need extra help in recovering a forgotten Facebook password, DoNotPay is ready to help.

How to Reset Forgotten Facebook Password Details by Yourself

You can reset your forgotten Facebook password by following any of these options:

On the Facebook App

  1. On the sign-in page, tap on the "forgot password?" text at the bottom.
  2. Enter your name, email address, or phone number in the "search for yourself" search box. Then tap search.
  3. A "Confirm Your Account" screen will appear. This screen will list options to confirm your account, either by email code or text code. Select which option you prefer.
  4. You will receive a code via your selected method. Enter that code on your "Confirm your account screen", and click continue.
  5. You will be taken to a "Log out of all devices screen". If you are concerned an unauthorized person may be accessing your Facebook account, select "Log me out of all other devices".
  6. You will be directed to the "Secure Your Account" screen.
  7. Enter your new Facebook password for your account. Tap continue
  8. You will be routed to the home screen of your Facebook account. No further action is needed.

On a Web Browser

  1. From the Facebook login page, click "forgot password?".
  2. You will be prompted to enter your email address or cell number associated with your Facebook account.
  3. Select which method you want your password reset code to be delivered. You can choose text message or email. You may also use your Google account for a quick reset.
  4. You will receive a reset code by your selected delivery method. Enter that code on the Facebook page.
  5. Simply enter your new Facebook password.
  6. You will be taken to a "Log out of all devices screen". If you think an unauthorized person may be using your Facebook account, select "Log me out of all other devices". Be prepared to enter your new password the next time you access the Facebook app on your phone or tablet.
  7. You will be routed to the home screen of your Facebook account. No further action is needed.

What to Do if You Can’t Change Your Forgotten Facebook Password

If you lose access to the email address or phone number linked to your Facebook account, things can be especially difficult. If that is the case, follow these steps:

  1. Access the Facebook webpage from an IP address that you have previously accessed your account from. Make sure cookies are enabled on your browser.
  2. After reaching the "Reset Your Password Page", click "No longer have access to these?".
  3. On the next screen, click "I Cannot Access My Email". 
  4. You will be directed to a new screen to input an active email address.
  5. From there, you will be asked to input your full name and to upload a photo of an authorized ID.
  6. Be prepared to be patient while Facebook authenticates the submitted copy of your ID.

How DoNotPay Can Help With Your Forgotten Facebook Password

If you’re forgotten your Facebook password, recovering it through the whole process is much easier with DoNotPay.

DoNotPay lets you recover your password in 6 simple steps:

1. Go to the Recover Passwords product on DoNotPay and select the type of account you are trying to recover, such as email, streaming service, social media, gaming, eCommerce, and more.

 

2. Tell us more about your account, including usernames and associated emails and phone numbers.

 

3. Help us verify your account ownership by entering the date you first created the account, when you last logged in, and any payment methods saved under the account.

 

4. Upload photographic evidence if you have any that can help prove your account ownership.

 

5. Enter any last known or previously used passwords to help verify your identity.

 

6. Enter your contact information and submit the task!

 

Why You Should Reset Your Forgotten Facebook Password With DoNotPay

There are a lot of reasons why you should choose DoNotPay:

We're FastNo need to spend countless hours trying to reset your password or waiting weeks waiting to hear back from Facebook.
It's EasyInstead of having to deal with Facebook and the guessing game of ID uploads, we'll take care of it for you.
We're SuccessfulDoNotPay was founded on helping people overturn unlawful parking tickets. We've since expanded to offer a variety of services, including retrieving Facebook accounts.

Is Facebook Being Difficult? DoNotPay Can Help You Sue to Retrieve a Forgotten Facebook Password

  • Facebook is notorious for having poor automated customer service.
  • Our experts understand all the ins and outs of Facebook's official terms of service.
  • If you are unable to access your Facebook account, we may be able to sue on your behalf to get it restored.
  • We can help with a lot more than just password recovery.

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

We can help you with far more than forgotten Facebook passwords, but also:

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