How Do I Get a Facebook Password?

By Marina Martin

To access your Facebook account to update your profile, upload pictures or leave comments on your friends' walls, you must sign in with a valid username and password. When you sign up for a new Facebook account, you can choose your own password. If you don't remember which password you chose and you cannot log in to Facebook, you can ask Facebook to reset your password and email you with a temporary one.

New Facebook Account

Step 1


Step 2

Fill in the new user form with your first and last name, email address, birthday and desired password.

Step 3

Click "Sign Up" to create your Facebook account. Sign in with your email address and password.

Recover Lost Password

Step 1

Click "Forgot your password?" on

Step 2

Enter identifying information for your account. This can be your email address, your Facebook username or the combination of your name and a Facebook friend's name.

Step 3

Click "Search."

Step 4

Type the letters you see in the box, known as a CAPTCHA. This verifies that you are a human and not a computer bot. Click "Submit."

Step 5

Check the box next to the email address at which you want to receive your new password.

Step 6

Click "Reset Password." Facebook will email you a new password. Log in using that password.