How To Change Your Password on Facebook

Facebook's biggest selling point —that it is such an open platform— can also sometimes be one of its weaknesses. That is why it is important to maintain the security of your account with a strong password. If you think that your account's security may have been compromised, or if you simply would like a change of pace, this tutorial will teach you how to change your Facebook password in a couple of easy steps.

Sometimes, users need to change their Facebook password; whether it be for security reasons, or to make their password easier to remember. To proceed, follow the steps in the next section.

Changing your Facebook password

1. Log into Facebook.

Facebook login menu
2. On the homepage menu bar, click on the arrow icon on the far right-hand side.

Facebook Top Menu
3. Select Settings from the drop-down menu that appears.

Facebook settings menu
4. On the General Account Settings page, select the Edit on the Password line.

Facebook General Account Settings

5. Enter your current password in the Current: box, and then enter a new one in the New: and Re-type new: boxes. Click the Save Changes button.