[How to] Find out if anyone else is using your Facebook account


September 23, 2012Tech TipsNo comments

This tutorial will show you how to find out if anyone else is using your facebook account .Recently Google & Dropbox has introduced 2 factor authentication in order to make user’s account more secure and to maintain user’s privacy .


Similarly in facebook also,  you can make your account secure and maintain your privacy by enabling the login notification.After enabling  the login notification , whenever you try to login into your facebook account from other locations or someone else try to hack your facebook account , a email will be sent to your mail id which is associated with your facebook account .A email which is sent to your mail id will contain following information’s:

  • Date
  • Day
  • Time
  • Operating system
  • Browser
  • Location
  • IP

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How to Enable login notifications :

Step 1 : Login into your Facebook account and Click drop down menu which is adjacent to Home menu & navigate into account settings –> Security.


Step 2:  Facebook will notify you either through email or text message . Choose any one option which is convenient to you . I chose “email” option .


Step 3 :  That’s it done . You have enabled login notifications in Facebook . Next to test it , clear your browser cookies . Finally again login into your Facebook account & enter new device name . Suppose if you are using Facebook at home , you can give device name as Home or you can give laptop name as device name.


When you logged on into your account , a mail will be sent to your mail id which is registered with your facebook account . Similarly will happen when someone tries to login into your account apart from registered locations .

Note : If you are using Facebook in any one of the registered locations , you wont receive this mail.


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