Facebook Two Factor Authentication Settings documentation shows you how to setup Two-step authentication security to your account.
Last Updated: December 1, 2019
Latest News: Updated the documentation.
Facebook is a great social media platform. Many users worldwide have a Facebook account. You might be one of those people that likes to share your day to day activities with your family and friends. Especially if you have relatives that live in a different country. There is nothing wrong with sharing your data, i.e. family photos with your love ones. However you also want your data to be safe and secured.
Too many are having their Facebook account compromised and it is not something that anyone likes. Facebook have taken security seriously and have added many options to protect your personal and private information from hackers.
The following steps will show you in a few simple steps how you can achieve a two-step security login into your Facebook account. I highly recommend this.
What You Need:
- A Facebook account.
Facebook Security Tutorials List:
- Security Settings
- Security Settings App Passwords
- Security Settings Access Code
Facebook Two Factor Authentication Settings
Step 1 ) Log into Facebook and navigate to top right hand side as illustrated in the image below. Click on the arrow pointing down and click on Settings. This will give you access to the account settings admin area.
Step 2 ) Click on Security and Login link as illustrated in the image below.
Step 3 ) Locate Use two-factor authentication from the list as illustrated in the image below and click on Edit button.
Step 4 ) The following image Added Security allows you to select from the following options.
Added Security Settings
- Text message = You can add you mobile phone number.
- Authentication App = Select the app you will be using to synchronize with your Facebook account.
Step 5 ) The following image Add a Backup allows you to set up the following extra security options.
Add a Backup Settings
- Security Key
- Recovery Codes
Step 6 ) The following image displays a padlock letting you know that the Two-Factor Authentication has been setup successfully. From now on when ever you log into your account you will need to enter the code displayed in your mobile phone app.
Note: If you select to save the account login in your browser you will not have to enter the 6 security digits. However if you delete your browser cache, you will have to enter the 6 security digits again.
I hope the above steps helps you keep your login to your account secured.
Click on the following URL Facebook Security Settings App Passwords to continue the security settings.
If you have any questions please let me know. I will be updating this post from time to time so make sure you come back for the latest news.
Facebook Tutorials List: