How to secure your Facebook Account
|Secure Your Facebook Account|
How To Fully Secure Facebook Account:
Step1. Create a strong password
Make sure that your password must be strong that is minimum 8 characters long and difficult to guess by anyone. Please avoid including the username, pet name, birth date as your password. Change your password once every six months not only for Facebook but everywhere.
Step2. Mobile Number Confirmation
Confirming your mobile number strengthens the security. This helps you when you forget your account password since Facebook will send you OTP to your mobile number & you can reset your password.
Step3. Security and Login
(i) Trusted Contacts
You can nominate 3 to 5 friends to help if you get locked out of your account but we will recommend these contacts must be either your close friends or family members.
(ii) Active Sessions
You should check your active session tabs regularly. It means in how many browsers your Facebook account is currently logged in and you can also see the history where your account was logged in previously. You can log out your account from any browser from anywhere.
(iii) Login Alerts
You can get a warning when anybody logs into your account from any unrecognized device or browser by enabling facebook notification, messenger notification, and email notifications.
Its always better to go for a security checkup.Here you have three options.
1. Who can see your future posts- This option is used to control your posts, manage the audience for your all post. Try to make all your personal stuff visible only to your friends whom you can trust.
2. How People Find and Contact You
- Who can send you friend requests: If you do this to ‘everyone’, you are ready to get unwanted and unknown friends requests. We should not accept the request from unknown persons as they can get all your info used against your account hacking.
- Who can look me up: You can here make the following changes to tighten your Facebook account security.
Who can look you up using the email address you provided? >> Friends
Who can look you up using the phone number you provided? >> Friends
Do you want search engines outside of Facebook to link to your Profile? >> No
Step5. App Settings
This app option allows you to control the apps which are connected to your Facebook account. If you see any suspicious apps on the list then don’t hesitate to remove it.
Now with all the above options, you will definitely able to make your Facebook account secure & safe than it was. These options would make hacker harder to hack