Recently, Facebook has enhanced its security by allowing its users to enable two step verification. If you enable two step verification onto your Facebook profile then you will receive one time password on your registered mobile number every time you try to login to FB from another device. Facebook profiles are vulnerable to security attacks because many spammers try to collect personal information of the users to use it for spamming purposes. Therefore, to make sure no one can get access to your data, Facebook has integrated two step verification and login alerts features to its security.
To secure your Facebook account, now you can enable Login notifications on your Facebook account. Facebook will send you an SMS or Email to inform you that your account is accessed by some other device. So now don’t be afraid from hacking of account. Here, we are describing the simple steps to enable login alerts.
How to Secure Your Facebook Profile –
We’ll be enabling two features in this tutorials-
- Enable login alerts
- Enable two-step verification
1. Enable login alerts on Facebook –
First of all, login to your Facebook account then click the drop-down button as shown in screenshot and then click on settings.
Now from the sidebar select Security and then click on edit button under login notifications as shown in the image. Subsequently, choose options to get login alerts. Choose both options to get FB alerts. After enabling these options, you’ll get notifications of login.
After that click on Save Changes, you will be asked to enter your password, just enter your login password. Now you will receive an SMS or email whenever you login to your Facebook account with some other device.
2. Enable two-step verification on Facebook –
I love this feature, I’ve also enabled it on my email accounts. If you have enabled this feature then you can make sure that no one can hack your account easily. So let get started.
Go to settings again and this time, click on two-factor authentication. Thereafter, click on add phone link.
A pop up window will appear on your computer screen, just enter your phone number and click on continue.
Now, enter the OTP that you’ve received on your mobile number and then hit confirm button.
Now click on enable link as shown in screenshot (note in screenshot, you’ll be seeing disable because I have already enabled it).
Upon clicking on the link, you’ll be asked to enter your login password, simply enter it and press submit button.
In the step, click on enable to start two step authentication on your FB profile.
That’s it, now you have to enter high security password along with login password to get access to your Facebook profile whenever you try to login from another device.