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Whether you lost your device, were victim to a cyber attack, or simply want to make sure your accounts are safe from stranger eyes, changing your passwords is a good idea. Today we’ll help you change your Facebook password and keep all that personal information private.

There are two ways to change Facebook passwords. One is a traditional password change and the second is a password reset. The main difference is that password resets are done when you don’t remember your current Facebook password. These don’t require entering your current password, but you must go through secondary steps to verify your identity. Let’s get started.

Editor’s note: Facebook is currently going through a user interface overhaul. Some of you might still be using the classic version of Facebook, while others have already upgraded to the new Facebook experience. Steps to perform certain actions are slightly different depending on which version of Facebook you are using, so we will give you instructions for both processes. 


How to change Facebook password

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Change Facebook password in New Facebook: 

  1. Sign into your Facebook account.
  2. Click the arrow down button in the top-right corner.
  3. Select Settings & privacy.
  4. Hit Settings.
  5. Select Security & Login.
  6. Find the Change password section and click on Edit.
  7. Enter your current password, as well as your new password.
  8. Click Save changes.

Change Facebook password in Classic Facebook:

  1. Sign into your Facebook account.
  2. Click the arrow down button in the top-right corner.
  3. Hit Settings.
  4. Select Security & Login.
  5. Find the Change password section and click on Edit.
  6. Enter your current password, as well as your new password.
  7. Click Save changes.

Also: How to delete Facebook account permanently and temporarily


How to reset Facebook password

Reset Facebook password in New Facebook: 

  1. Go to Facebook’s Find Your Account Page.
  2. Input the email, phone number, name, or user name associated with your account.
  3. Click Search.
  4. Follow instructions to recover your account and set a new password.

Reset Facebook password in Classic Facebook:

  1. Go to Facebook’s Find Your Account Page.
  2. Input the email, phone number, name, or user name associated with your account.
  3. Click Search.
  4. Follow instructions to recover your account and set a new password.

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