How to change your Facebook and Instagram passwords

It is a safe practice to change passwords on a regular practice. Cybercrime is on a rise and social media accounts get compromised all the time. So, you have to protect your accounts, and here are some steps to change your Facebook and Instagram passwords.

Facebook on mobile

Here is the process of changing the Facebook password in mobile. Follow the instructions carefully.

•    First, you will have to launch the Facebook application.

•    After that, log in your ID.

•    Then click on three horizontal line icon in the top of the right-hand side.

•    Now, go down and click on Account Settings.

•    Select Security and Login option.

•    Click on change password.

•    Now, you can type your current password.

•    Then enter a new password.

•    Re-enter the new password.

•    After that, click on the Save Changes option.

Facebook on Windows

Here is the process of changing the Facebook password in Windows. Follow the instructions carefully.

•    First, you will have to open the “http://www.facebook.com” site in your browser.

•    After that, tap on the downward arrow in the top of the upper right-hand side.

•    Now, select Settings option.

•    Thereafter tap on Security and Login option.

•    Then go down and tap on change password option.

•    After that type your current password in the first section.

•    Then enter a new password in the second section.

•    Now, Re-enter your new password in the third section.

•    Then tap on Save Changes.

Facebook on iPhones

Here is the process of changing the Facebook password on the iPhone. Follow the instructions carefully.

•    First, you will have to click on the Facebook app.

•    After that, you can click on the “More” option.

•    Then go down and select “Privacy Shortcuts” and click on it.

•    Now, choose the General option.

•    Then select the password option.

•    Now, you have to enter your current password in the first section.

•    Then type your new password in the second section.

•     Re-enter your new password for confirmation.

•    After the phone will ask you to “keep me logged in” or “log me out.”

Change Instagram password via Email ID

Here is the process of changing the Instagram password via email ID. Follow the instructions carefully.

•    You can easily change your password if you know your email ID. First, you will have to open Instagram page.

•    On the login page, you can see “Get help signing in” option. Click on it.

•    After that, enter your email ID.

•    Then select ” Send an email” option and click on OK.

•    Now, go to your email ID.

•    Select the Instagram link in your email ID.

•    And click on “reset your Instagram password link.”

•    Enter your new password twice.

•    And click on Reset password.

Access Instagram through your Facebook Account

Here is the process of using Instagram through your Facebook account. Follow the instructions carefully.

•    First, you will have to open your Instagram application.

•    Click on “Get help signing in” in the login page.

•    After that, click on “Login with Facebook.”

•    Now, click on, OK.

Edward Lewis is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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