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6 ways to secure Facebook profile

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Do you know Facebook is more concerned with Secure Facebook profiles as every day new bugs and errors are responsible for Facebook profile bruises? A user who shares everything of daily life on the Facebook timeline is always the fear of getting hacked or infected by virus links that share the adult post on behalf of the owner without any permission. So, you want to be secured and don’t be a victim of hacking or any virus attack then you landed in heaven of getting the most secured Facebook profile – read my article which will make your Facebook profile most secured.

Secure Facebook Username

Facebook username is the unique phrase that comes after the Facebook domain name and every user has their unique username, you can use that URL to share on a website or any other social networking website. To have your own Facebook username first log in to a Facebook account, go to the setting option and as the above image is showing the option you will see the USERNAME column. In the username, column writes the desired phrase if you are lucky and the username is available then click on the save changes button. Now you are done with the Facebook username, what are the benefits of the Facebook username in security.

If any user forgets the associated email address with the Facebook account and also the password, then USERNAME can be used to reset the Facebook account password.

Facebook email address setting

While you create a fresh Facebook account try to use an email address instead of a phone number and don’t forget to make that email address the primary contact. Your Facebook primary email address will receive the password reset code when you apply for it. So, a primary email address is one of the important keys for Facebook security.

What if you create your Facebook account with a mobile number? Don’t worry, move to the settings option and click on the general setting there you will find the Email address column. Add your email address there and enter the Facebook password to confirm it and when the email address is added to the right of it you will see the make primary contact option, so click on it and that’s it you have your primary contact.

Secure Facebook profile

Secure Facebook profile
Secure Facebook profile

Associated primary email addresses can be used to get all types of notifications directly to the email address, for that move to Notification setting. You can select what you want in notification and what don’t from the below image you can easily understand.

Unchecked the option “Allow friends to include my email address” this will keep safe your email inbox from unwanted emails from campaigns and advertising, as few people sell such email data to marketing companies.

Facebook notification on the email address

Add a phone on Facebook

Add a phone on Facebook

Female Facebook users avoid putting their mobile numbers in Facebook settings, but this might be one of the reasons that 70% of hacked accounts are of Female users. If you don’t want to display your mobile number to anyone then you can use the setting called “only me” then your number is displayed to you only.

Ping to the Facebook setting than in the Mobile option click on Add a Phone, enter your mobile number the country code is automatically entered by Facebook with the help of your IP address. You will receive the verification code and link, enter the code in the verification by code box or you can directly click on the link from Facebook but you should log in on mobile default browser.

Adding a Mobile number can be used to receive the alert when an account is a log in from an unwanted IP address, if anyone is trying to reset your password then also you will receive the code on your mobile.

Stay tuned with me – In this article, I discuss the basic setting which will make your Facebook profile 100% secure from hacking and virus attacks, for an advanced secured setting you have to move to my next article Secured Facebook profile.

Aasim Sheikh
Aasim Sheikh
CTO at SyncSaS Technologies

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