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Top 24 Facebook account settings & searches in 1 piece you like to do:

Facebook – Create an account; Login; Change or reset login password; Change my name; Change Language and Region settings; Dates, times and numbers; Block/Unblock; Friend/Unfriend; Cancel a friend request; Turn off post commenting; Pause a group; Deactivate & Reactivate an account; Delete an account/page/group; Cancel deleted account; Contact FB

In this Information Technology Education post, you will find in the table of content:

How do I create an account with Facebook?

How do I login to my Facebook account?

How do I change or reset my Facebook Password?

How do I change or reset my Facebook login password when logged in?

How do I change or reset your Facebook account password when not logged in?

How do I change my name on Facebook?

How do I change your Facebook language and Region settings?

How do I change how dates, times, and numbers on Facebook without changing the Facebook language?

How do I block a friend /someone on Facebook?

How do I unblock a friend /someone on Facebook?

How do I unfriend or remove a friend on Facebook?

How do I unfriend a friend/someone who has deactivated his or her Facebook account?

How do I cancel a friend request I sent to someone on Facebook?

How do I turn off commenting on a post in a Facebook group?

How to pause a Facebook Group

How do I deactivate my Facebook account temporarily?

How to deactivate my account keeping the Facebook Messenger active

How to reactivate my Facebook account I deactivated before

How do I delete my Facebook account permanently?

How do I delete my Facebook Page?

How do I delete a Facebook Group?

How do I cancel my deleted account?

How do I contact Facebook?

1. How do I create an account with Facebook?

3 steps on how to create an account with Facebook

Step 1: Move to facebook.com and click ‘Create New Account’. Click here to move to facebook.com

Step 2: Enter your name, email or mobile phone number, password, date of birth, and gender and click ‘Sign up’. Click here to Sign up.

Step 3: Confirm the creation of the new Facebook account. Click here to confirm your email or mobile phone number.

Resolve any issue about the creation of a new Facebook account by filling out this form. Click here to fill out a form.

Resolve any issue with your Facebook login password by resetting your password. If is not about resetting your password, click here to find out what next to do.

Facebook - Create an account

Facebook – Create an account. Image credit: web.facebook.com

Next: How do I login to my Facebook account?

2. How do I login to my Facebook account?

3 steps on how to login to your Facebook account

Step 1: Migrate to facebook.com. Click here to migrate facebook.com and click ‘Email or Phone Number’

Step 2: Enter your email address or your phone number and click ‘Password’. The email address and phone number entered must be the one listed and confirmed on your Facebook account

You can also login with your username if you set up one. Click here to set up your username

Step 3: Enter your password click ‘Login’

If you have a problem with your login, like having trouble with your password, you can learn how to deal with it. Click here to learn how to reset your password.

If you still find it difficult to reset your password and you need to know what next to do, click here to find out what to do next.

Facebook - Login page

Facebook – Login page.

Next: How do I change or reset my Facebook Password?

 

3. How do I change or reset my Facebook Password?

 

5 steps on how to change or reset my Facebook Password

Once you login on Facebook account, do the following:

Step 1: Click on the ‘Account’ in the top right of Facebook.

Step 2: Select Settings & Privacy, and then click ‘Settings’.

Step 3: Click ‘Security and Login’

Step 4: Click ‘Edit’

Step 5: Next to Change password, enter your current password and new password and click ‘Save Changes’.

Facebook - Change or reset password

Facebook – Change or reset password

 

Next: How do I change or reset my Facebook login password when logged in?

 

4. How do I change or reset my Facebook login password when logged in?

 

4 steps on how to change or reset my Facebook login password when logged in

You are logged in but have forgotten your password and need a reset:

Step 1: Click on the ‘Account’ in the top right of Facebook.

Step 2: Select Settings & Privacy, and then click ‘Settings’.

Step 3: Click Security and Login.

Step 4: Click ‘Forgot your password’ and follow the steps to reset it.

Remember that you need access to the email or phone number associated with your account.

 

Next: How do I change or reset your Facebook account password when not logged in?

 

5. How do I change or reset your Facebook account password when not logged in?

3 steps on how to how to reset your Facebook account password when not logged in

Step 1: Move to the Find Your Account Page. Click here to Find Your Account Page.

Step 2: Type the email, mobile phone number, full name, or username associated with your account, then click ‘Search’.

Step 3: Follow the on-screen instructions.

For security reasons, you won’t be able to use the same mobile phone number that you use for two-factor authentication to help you reset your password. You’ll need to have a different mobile phone number or email address added to your account to reset your password if you ever need to. Click here to learn how.

You can recover your account if you are still having issues with resetting your password. Click here to recover your account.

 

Next: How do I change my name on Facebook?

 

6. How do I change my name on Facebook?

 

Have you been wondering how to change your name on Facebook? Here are some 5 steps to aid you.

6 steps on how to change my name on Facebook

 

Step 1: Evaluate how the name standard on Facebook works. To evaluate the name standard, click here

Step2:  Click ‘Account‘ at the top right of Facebook to reveal the details.

Step 3: Select ‘Settings & Privacy’, and then click ‘Settings’.

Step 4: Click ‘Name’

Step 5: ‘Enter your name and click ‘Review Change’

Step 6: Enter your password and click ‘Save Changes’

Click here to fill out a form to troubleshoot any problem you have as you change your name on Facebook but note that you can only change your name every 60 days.

Facebook - Change of Name

Facebook – Change of Name

 

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Next: How do I change your Facebook language and Region settings?

 

7. How do I change your Facebook language and Region settings?

Facebook appears in the same language as the one chosen in the device’s language settings by default when a Facebook account is created.

 

6 steps on how to change your Facebook language and Region settings

 

Step 1: Tap ‘Account’ at the top right of Facebook.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap ‘Settings & Privacy ’.

Step 3: Click ‘Settings’.

Step 4: Click ‘Language and Region’ in the left column

Step 5: Click ‘Edit

Step 6: Next to Facebook language, select a language and click ‘Save Changes’ to change the language you see on Facebook

With the change of Language and Regional settings, you can see things like buttons, notifications, most text, and tooltips in a different language, and changing the language settings for your Facebook account won’t change your computer, phone, or tablet settings.

When you change your language, your Regional settings (such as date, time, and numbers) automatically update to match your region format. Region settings are only available on your computer at this time because Facebook Language settings on a computer device cannot automatically reflect on another except it is updated on the new device.

Facebook Language and Region settings

Facebook Language and Region settings

 

How to change other Facebook language settings:

You can change other News Feed Facebook language settings, such as:

Click here to changing the language that you would like to have posts translated into

Click here to turning off translations for posts in other languages.

Click here to update posts in a different language that are automatically translated.

Click here to learn more about other News Feed Facebook settings.

Facebook Language settings

Facebook Language settings. Image credit: flickr.com

 

Next: How do I change how dates, times, and numbers on Facebook without changing the Facebook language?

 

8. How do I change how dates, times, and numbers on Facebook without changing the Facebook language?

 

4 steps on how to change dates, time, and numbers on Facebook without changing the Facebook language

Step 1: Click ‘Edit’

Step 2: Next to Formats for dates, times and numbers, select a region and click ‘Save Changes’.

Step 3: Click Temperature

Step 4: Select a temperature and click ‘Save Changes’ to change the temperature to Fahrenheit or Celsius.

 

Next: How do I block a friend /someone on Facebook?

 

What is blocking a friend on Facebook?

Blocking on Facebook is a form of Facebook setting in your account that makes you prevent or shield a friend or someone from seeing your posts on your timeline and tagging you to his or her post.

9. How do I block a friend /someone on Facebook?

You want to do some Facebook account settings and that is to block a friend or someone on Facebook so that you will not be able to do things like tag, share things you post on your timeline with the person on Facebook

5 steps on how to block a friend /someone on Facebook

Step 1: Click on the ‘Account’ button at the right top of Facebook.

Step 2: Select ‘Settings & Privacy’, and then click ‘Settings’.

Step 3: Click ‘Blocking’ in the left side menu.

Step 4: Enter the name of the person you want to block in the Block users section and click ‘Block’.

Step 5:  Select specifically the friend you want to block from the list that appears and click ‘Block > Block [name]’

Alternative Method

Move to the friend’s profile and select ‘Block’ from the Options menu in the bottom right of their cover photo if you can’t find the person in the Block users.

Facebook - Block a friend or someone

Facebook – Block a friend or someone

 

Next: How to unblock a friend /someone on Facebook

 

10. How do I unblock a friend /someone on Facebook?

 

5 steps on how to unblock a friend /someone on Facebook

 

Step 1: Click on ‘Drop down’ at the top right side of Facebook.

Step 2:  Select ‘Settings & Privacy’, then click ‘Settings’.

Step 3:  In the left column of your Settings, click ‘Blocking’.

Step 4:  In the Block Users section where you have the list of your blocked friends, click ‘Unblock’ next to the name of the person you want to unblock.

Step 5: Click ‘Confirm’ to complete unblocking the person.

Send the unblocked person a friend request because the person will not automatically be your friend once you unblock him or her even though he or she will be able to view all your posts and share them on Facebook.

Note that when you unblock someone, you won’t be able to block them again for a few days.

 

Next: How do I unfriend or remove a friend on Facebook?

 

 11. How do I unfriend or remove a friend on Facebook?

 

3 steps on how to unfriend or remove a friend on Facebook

Step 1: Type the friend’s or person’s name into the search bar at the top to access his or her profile

Step 2: Click ‘Friends’ at the top of their profile.

Step 3: Select Unfriend, and then click ‘Confirm’.

Note that you cannot unfriend a friend whose Facebook account has been deactivated. Click here to see an account deactivation status

Facebook - Unfriend a friend

Facebook – Unfriend a friend

 

Next: How do I unfriend a friend/someone who has deactivated his or her Facebook account?

 

12. How do I unfriend a friend/someone who has deactivated his or her Facebook account?

 

3 steps on how to unfriend a friend or someone

Step 1: Type the friend’s name in the search bar at the top to access the person’s profile.

Step2:  Click ‘Friends’ and search for the person’s name.

Step 3: Click ‘Friends’, then select Unfriend.

 

Next: How do I cancel a friend request I sent to someone on Facebook?

 

13. How do I cancel a friend request I sent to someone on Facebook?

 

2 steps on how to cancel a friend request I sent to someone on Facebook

Step 1: Go to your View Sent Requests or search for the person you previously sent a friend request to. Click here to move to View Sent Request

Step 2: Click Cancel Request.

Be notified that you can’t cancel a friend request if it’s already been accepted. Click here to learn how to unfriend someone.

Facebook - Cancel friends request

Facebook – Cancel friends request

 

 Next: How do I turn off commenting on a post in a Facebook group?

 

14. How do I turn off commenting on a post in a Facebook group?

 

3 steps on how to turn off commenting on your own post or a post in a group you admin or moderate:

Step 1: Click ‘Groups’ from your News Feed in the left menu

Step 2: Select your group, go to the post you want to turn off comments for and click ‘Options’ and

Step 3: Select Turn off commenting.

You must be a group admin or moderator to turn off commenting on a post in a group. Click here to learn more about managing posts in a Facebook group you admin.

Facebook - Turn off group comments

Facebook – Turn off group comments

Next: How to pause a Facebook Group

15. How to pause a Facebook Group

Take these steps to learn how to pause a Facebook Group

Alternatively, you can pause a group if you need a break from maintaining it (click here to learn how to pause a group) or if you need time to catch up on tasks such as managing posts (click here to learn how to manage posts) or membership (click here to learn about membership). Click here to learn more about the differences between pausing and deleting a group.

Next: How do I deactivate my Facebook account temporarily?

16. How do I deactivate my Facebook account temporarily?

5 steps on how to deactivate my account on Facebook temporarily

Step 1: Click the ‘Account‘ at the top right side of Facebook.

Step 2:  Select ‘Settings & Privacy’, click ‘Settings’.

Step 3:  Click ‘Your Facebook Information’ in the left column.

Step 4: Click ‘Deactivation and Deletion’.

Step 5:  Select Deactivate Account, then click ‘Continue to Account Deactivation’ and follow the instructions to confirm.

When your Facebook account is deactivated, no one else can see your profile and use your Facebook account to access Oculus products or your Oculus information.

Your friends can only see your name in their friends list and perhaps sent messages to friends. Again, group admins can see your name, posts, and comments.

To temporarily deactivate your Facebook account means you are taking a break from Facebook and people cannot access your Facebook profile once you are on that break. Click here to learn more about the temporary deactivation of your Facebook account.

When you temporarily deactivate your account;                                                                                                                            –  – Your photos, posts, and videos won’t be deleted.

– You can still use Facebook Messenger.                                                                                                                                      –  – Your profile picture will still be visible in your conversations and people will still be able to search for you by name to send you a message                                                                                                                                                    –                                  –  You will continue to appear to friends on Facebook in places where they can message you.                                                      – You can still use Facebook Login for your other apps, like Spotify, Pinterest, or Games.                                                              – You will not be able to use your Facebook account to access Oculus Products or your Oculus information.

After temporarily deactivating your account, you can still come back whenever you can.

Facebook - Deactivate my account

Facebook – Deactivate my account

 

Next: How to deactivate my account keeping the Facebook Messenger active

17. How to deactivate my account keeping the Facebook Messenger active

Keep in mind that if you choose to keep Messenger active or are logged into Messenger when you deactivate your Facebook account, then Messenger will remain active. Click here to earn how to deactivate Facebook Messenger.

When your Facebook account is deactivated, but you still have Messenger:

  • You can still chat with friends on Messenger.
  • Your Facebook profile picture will still be visible in your conversations on Messenger.
  • Other people can search for you to send you a message.

 

Next: How to reactivate my Facebook account I deactivated before

18. How to reactivate my Facebook account I deactivated before

Take these steps to reactivate your Facebook account you deactivated before by anytime

On making a return from your Facebook account deactivated, you can reactivate your account by logging back into Facebook or by using your Facebook account to log in somewhere else.  See How to login to my Facebook account in this post

Remember, you’ll need to have access to the email or mobile number you use to login to complete the reactivation.

Facebook - Reactivate my account

Facebook – Reactivate my account. Image credit: edu.gcfglobal.org

Next on Facebook search: How do I delete my Facebook account permanently?

19. How do I delete my Facebook account permanently?

7 steps on how to delete my Facebook account permanently

 To delete your Facebook account permanently here are the steps:

Step 1: Click on ‘Account’ at the top right side of Facebook.

Step 2: Select ‘Settings & Privacy’, and then click ‘Settings’.

Step 3: Click ‘Your Facebook Information’ in the left column.

Step 4: Click ‘Deactivation and Deletion’.

Step 5: Choose ‘Permanently Delete Account’, and then click ‘Continue to Account Deletion’.

Step 6: Click Delete Account

Step 7: Enter your password and then click ‘Continue’.

Once your Facebook account has been deleted, you won’t be able to recover anything you’ve added so you might want to log in and download a copy of your Facebook information from Facebook before deleting your account. Click here to download a copy of your information from Facebook.

Facebook - Delete an account

Facebook – Delete an account. Image credit: youtube.com

 

Next on Facebook search: How do I delete my Facebook Page?

 

20. How do I delete my Facebook Page?

6 steps on how to delete my page on Facebook

Step 1: On your News Feed, click ‘Pages’ in the left menu.

Step 2: Go to your Page and click ‘Page Settings’ in the bottom left.

Step 3: From General, click ‘Remove Page’.

Step 4: Click ‘Delete’ [Page name].

Step 5: Click Delete Page

Step 6: Click ‘OK

You have the right to delete a page on Facebook as far as you are the admin of the page.

Note that you should know that your Facebook page won’t be permanently deleted until the expiration of 14 days, but you can unpublish your Page at any time. Click here to unpublish your page.

Next on Facebook search: How do I delete a Facebook Group?

21. How do I delete a Facebook Group?

7 steps on how to delete a group on Facebook

Step 1: Through your News Feed, click ‘Groups’ in the left menu

Step 2: Select your group from Groups You Manage or by searching for the group name.

Step 3:  Click ‘Members’ below the name of the group.

Step 4:   Click ‘Options’ next to each member’s name

Step 5: Select Remove member and click ‘Confirm’.

Step 6:  immediately you removed the other members, click ‘Options’ next to your name

Step 7: Select Leave group and click ‘Leave Group’.

 Note that you can delete a Facebook group or permanently remove your group from Facebook only if you created it and function as a group admin but cannot be able to delete a group you didn’t create even as an admin unless the original creator chooses to ignore it.

Groups can only be deleted when all the members leave the group.

Next on Facebook search: How do I cancel my page deletion on Facebook?

22. How do I cancel my deleted account?

2 steps to cancel your account deletion:

Step 1: Login to your Facebook account within 30 days of deleting your account.

Step 2: Click ‘Cancel Deletion’.

Next: How do I cancel my page deletion on Facebook?

23. How do I cancel my page deletion on Facebook?

3 steps on how to cancel my deleted Facebook Page

Step 1: Go to your Page within the scheduled 14 days to delete of your Page and click ‘Page Settings’ in the bottom left.

Step 2: Click ‘Cancel Deletion’ at the top of your Page.

Step 3:  Click ‘Confirm’

Step 4: Click ‘OK’.

As an admin of your Page, you won’t see the ‘Delete option’ on your Facebook Page

You can cancel your account deletion within 30 days of initiating the request, otherwise, your account and all your information will be permanently deleted, and you won’t be able to retrieve your information.

It may take up to 90 days from the beginning of the deletion process to delete all the things you’ve posted. The information won’t be available to other users while Facebook is deleting them.

Next: How do I contact Facebook?

24. How do I contact Facebook?

6 steps on how to contact Facebook

Step 1: Open the Facebook website in your web browser. Click here to open the Facebook website in a web browser. This is the main login page for Facebook. You should be logged in automatically.

Step 2:  Trace the post, comment, profile, picture, video, or ad that is a problem. Posts and comments can be found in your news feed, or on the wall of the person who posted them.

To report an image or video, click ‘the image’ or ‘the video’ to enlarge it. If you want to report a profile or group, click ‘the name’ or ‘profile image’ of the profile or ‘group’ you want to report.

Step 3: Click ‘Options’. Use the following options to locate the Options button for Posts, Comments, Images, Videos, Profiles, and Groups.

Step 4: Click the option to “Give Feedback” or “Report”.

Step 5:  Select how the content goes against Facebook’s Community Standards and click the option that best describes the content you want to report.

Step 6:  Click ‘Send’ to send your feedback to Facebook

Depending on the content you report, you may be asked to submit a report to Facebook. So, you need to follow the on-screen instructions

Click here to report a privacy violation.

Click here to report a problem with a business or advertisement.

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Facebook contact


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