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How to Enable Facebook Two Factor Authentication

Provide some extra security to your Facebook account by enabling Facebook two factor authentication. And here is a handy guide is given how to do that.



After covering two-factor authentication guide for LinkedIn and Gmail, I will now tell you about how to enable Facebook two factor authentication. Facebook, being one of the most used social networks that every 8 out of 10 people using it. And so, there are more chances that someone hacks into your account and manipulates your personal stuff. The intruder may access your activity log and know about every detail of your activities. So, it’s a good idea to build a strong security mechanism against it. And enabling two factor authentication can help you get rid out of that situation.

Enabling Facebook two factor authentication is also very easy. You don’t have to rely on some third-party apps and services to achieve it. Just a little bit effort is all it takes. Facebook introduced this feature in it long time ago. And if you have registered your mobile number with Facebook, then it will be very easy to you to that. After enabling the Facebook

After enabling the Facebook two factor authentication, whenever Facebook detects that you are logging in from an unknown device or browser, then it will ask you to verify that it is you. For that, it will use this two factor authentication technique. It will send you a secret code to your phone that you will have to enter after you log in to your Facebook account. And unless the pin has verified, you won’t be able to log in successfully.

How to enable Facebook Two Factor Authentication?

The process of enabling Facebook two factor authentication is very simple. In your account, you will have to make certain changes to do the same. Before getting started please make sure that you have your mobile number registered with Facebook. And if it is not, then first add your phone number in it to make your account more secure.

So, first open Facebook and log in to your account. After that, open Facebook account Setting. When the settings page opens up and then click on ‘Security and Login‘ option. 

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Now, scroll down the page and find ‘Use two-factor authentication‘ option listed under the Login section. Next, click on Set Up and then it will ask you to confirm that you actually want to enable it. Simply click on Enable and then do what it says. IF you have already submitted your phone number to Facebook then it will enable it for you. Facebook two factor authentication is now enabled.

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From now on whenever you will log in again to your Facebook account then after entering Username and password and the login page, you will land on a checkpoint page. It will ask you to enter an OTP in that it will send to your phone. After entering the correct pin, you will be landed on your profile page.

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A very good thing about the Facebook’s two factor authentication is that it ask you to save the current browser from which you just have signed in. And if you opt to remember the browser, then you will not have to follow the two factor checkpoint each time you log into your account with the same browser.


Just like another site Facebook two factor authentication is also a very strong one. So, if you want to make your Facebook account more secure, then you just have to simply turn on this feature. This feature of Facebook will not only protect your privacy but also add an extra layer of security to your Facebook account. If you are more concerned on the security social account of Facebook, then get up and enable Facebook two factor authentication right now.

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