Aside from the email address, Facebook also often requests that you add a phone number when creating an account on the website. red social. Although it is not mandatory, this information is necessary to access additional functions, especially those focused on the security and privacy of your profile.
For example, if you forget your password, you can use your number to easily reset it. In addition to that, it also allows you to receive text message alerts about unrecognized logins or enable two-step authentication to protect your account.
However, either because you changed your phone and want to unlink said profile information or simply want to prevent Facebook from having access to that personal data, here we explain step by step how you can delete your number from a smartphone O computer.
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How to delete a phone number on Facebook?
From a computer:
- Login to Facebook and log in to your account
- Press the button down arrow ▾ located in the upper right corner of the screen
- Click on settings and privacy and then in setting
- Access the tab cell phone that appears in the left column
- Press the option remove below the phone number you want to unlink from your account
- Tap the button delete number to confirm your selection.
From a smartphone:
- Open the app Facebook from your iOS or Android device
- Press the three line icon ☰ to access the main menu
- Scroll to the section settings and privacy and then to setting
- Go to the section bill and access personal and account information
- Click on contact information
- Select your phone number
- Tap the option remove that appears below your phone number
- Press the button delete number to confirm your selection.
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Facebook: so you can change the email linked to your account
The contact email address that you add to your Facebook account is very important for all types of procedures with it. For example, the red social It can send you notifications and alerts in this way, which is why it is vital to post one that you use often.
Apart from that, it is also important to keep our Facebook profile updated with the email we use in our day-to-day life, since this will help us to recover or reset the password of our account on the social network. How to change the email when necessary? Know the steps in the following video.
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How to know if an intruder has accessed our Facebook account?
First of all, we must log in with our account in the Web version of Facebook, then we access the section of ‘Setting‘, in the drop-down menu at the top right and there click on’ Security and login ‘. Within this option at the top, we will see a section called ‘Where have you logged in’. This is what we are looking for.
In this section we will be able to know where and from what device we have logged in lately on Facebook. It is a way to control if someone has been able to connect to our account. For example, we can see that a session has been signed from a device that we do not know or even from another place. It also indicates the login date.
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Facebook: list of keyboard shortcuts and how to use them on social network
Navigating Facebook without using the mouse is possible. The red social created by Mark ZuckerbergIncredible as it may seem, it is very versatile regarding its functionalities and there is a way that allows us to activate different functions through keyboard shortcuts. Do you know which ones they are?
According to the developers, this function (which is disabled by default) allows you to navigate through the different sections of the platform, you can even access certain functions, without the need for a mouse or touch panel.