How to... Secure Facebook

There are two primary recommendations for securing your Facebook account:

First access the security settings on your Facebook Dashboard

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Login Notifications

Enable login notifications to receive an alert whenever your Facebook account is accessed from an unknown device.

Step 1

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Step 2

Login Approvals

Use the Facebook smartphone app to enable two-step authentication

Step 1

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You will be shown the following prompt when you first set up login approvals.

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Step 2

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Step 3

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Step 4

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Step 5

You will now be given the option to set up a backup security code delivery system using text messaging instead of the Facebook app

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Step 6

You should receive a text message with a confirmation code to your designated phone
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Step 7

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You can now view your Login Approval information in your Facebook security settings

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