How do I login to Facebook if I forgot my Facebook password?

A simple 7 step guide for solving this common Facebook problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

Before you get started, be sure you have: Email address on the account, Password
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Go to the Facebook login page and click Forgot your password? or Can't login? in the top right.
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On the next page you will be asked which account you are looking to reset. This is the first step in confirming that you are in fact the owner of the account so make sure you are referring to the correct account or Facebook login.
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Click "I forgot my password" on the next page when prompted.
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Look at the list of email addresses listed on your account. If you don't have access to any of these, click "No longer have access to these?", otherwise select the recovery email address. You will need to access this account in order to get the time sensitive recovery code they send you.
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Once you get the recovery code, enter it into the website or Facebook app.
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One the next screen you will need to follow the directions provided to answer your security question or get help from friends.
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If you are stuck and cannot access the recovery code on your email, then you will need to contact your email administrator to get access to your account. Once you have access to the recovery account to get the Facebook sign in recovery code, then begin this guide over again. Good luck!
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About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of Facebook customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: How do I login to Facebook if I forgot my Facebook password?; DIDNT RECEIVE CONFIRMATION EMAIL FROM FACEBOOK; Account hacked and emailed changed and only way in is through email. What can I do to delete all Facebook accounts; My account was disabled due to impersonating- but I provided proof of identity. It has been ** plus days.; They have closed my account where I'm unable to make payments to games.; I can use my like button, can use comment button, not able to use share button, something totally different is coming up when i hit share... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 7 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 120 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Facebook. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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