I forgot my Facebook password

Below are steps to help when you have forgotten your Facebook password.

Note: This document will not provide the steps to hacking into any Facebook account.

Make sure your cookies are enabled

In order to log into Facebook, you must first enable your Internet browser cookies. You may use the system information tool to determine whether or not cookies are on or off.

Reset your password

Facebook password resetLike most online services, Facebook does have a password reset and recovery tool to reset your password. Click the "Can't log in?" link under the Password field at the top of the Facebook home page.

Facebook password reset

If you would like to go directly to Facebook's help page from our site, you may also visit the Facebook Recovery Link to restore or reset your password. Once you have clicked the link, enter the Email address, Phone number, Username, or Full Name associated with your account. Follow the steps to recover your account or reset your password.

Tip: If you have trouble finding your Facebook account, click the "I can't identify my account" link on the above page.

Reached maximum times to reset error

If you have tried resetting your password or logging into your account multiple times without success, your account will be temporarily locked as a security measure. Wait a few hours and try logging in again.

Trying to access a deceased users account

My Facebook account was hacked

Finally, if you believe your account was hacked or someone else changed your password without your permission, go through the Facebook Help Center to resolve the issue.

Tip: Often when an account is hacked, you should still be able to reset the account password using the above suggestions.

Can you send me my Facebook password or username to my e-mail address?

Since Computer Hope is not affiliated with Facebook and has no access to its accounts, we cannot send your Facebook password to you.

If the above steps do not help you in getting your Facebook password, visit the Facebook Help Center for additional assistance.

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