facebook is one of most widely used Social Network and it seems like most likely everyone who is online is having an account on Facebook. Now that Facebook possesses an active userbase of more than 500 Million Users Worldwide, It is also becoming an active target of hackers and phishers who want to steal Facebook Account details from Unsuspecting facebook users hence it's very important to ensure the security of one's Facebook account.
Here are some basic yet very effective tips by which You can Increase Your Facebook Account Security Now and Prevent Facebook Account From Getting Hacked.
Strengthen Your Security – You can reach a “High” Account Control level by completing the following actions:
- Add and confirm a second email address
- Confirm a mobile number
- Answer a security question
Step 1 : Add an alternate Email Address
You need to update your account security by adding another email address to ensure that if you loose your primary email address you can still recover it through the second email address you have added in your account. To set this click on this link.
Your contact email must always be a valid address. Please enter an email address and facebook will send you a verification code. You can have multiple email addresses on your account, making it easier for people to find you.
Step 2 : Confirm Your Cell Phone Number on Facebook Mobile
In the second step you need to enter your mobile phone number and sign up with Facebook Mobile Service to ensure that you can login to your account back in case you get issues with it. Click on Mobile Phone > + Sign up for Facebook Mobile.
You will asked to select the country and the network carrier following which you could you would get a confirmation code on your mobile. If that does not work you will have to send a Text message with the letter F to 9232232665 (92FACEBOOK).
Step 3 : Set a Security Question
The final step would be updating your security information in the form of adding a security question and answer. You will be shown with a list of different questions out of which you need to select one and then proceed with the save and continue option to set it.
Once all the options are set your account is secured and you can enjoy all the facebook features without any worry about being hacked. Do share this article with your facebook friends and help them stay secured and informed.