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Privacy setting to hide Facebook account from Facebook search not available [duplicate]

Facebook no longer allows a user to hide their account from a Facebook search, from what I can tell. They allow a user to hide their account from outside of Facebook, but not within. I've tested the ...
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Anther person is getting my fb messages!

My phone was stolen over Labor Day. I have two small business's so logged onto my fb on a relatives phone to keep up with messages. She is still getting my fb messages on her phone and they cannot ...
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When a Messenger account is deleted by a member of a friend's family, can previous conversations with that person be deleted or altered as well?

A dear friend passed away, and their sibling now has their phone. The sibling already publicly posted they are closing the Facebook / Messenger account on 11/01/2022. I want to be sure all my personal ...
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How to recover an hacked Facebook profile

I need to recover a facebook account that has been hacked. After extensive search on the web I couldn't find a solution. What they did Months ago the account was violated: email, password and the ...
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Facebook account not accepting id upload

I changed the date of birth of my Facebook account because I was getting bombarded with gambling ads. So changed my age it must have been too young for Facebook as my account is gone and removed even ...
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How login to my Facebook account when I am not sure of email, phone or password?

I can not login to my account that has my image. Unfortunately, I am not sure about the email or phone I used when creating the account. I tried every email and phone I remember but it did not work. I ...
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How to make my profile picture in Facebook private that can't be commented and liked by my friends?

I don't want to anyone (including friends) able to liked or comment on my profile picture. Only just view it. How to do that?
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How long does it take to get your Facebook account back after you scan your ID?

How long does it take to get your Facebook account back after you scan your ID? I have been waiting 3 weeks.
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How to create multilingual posts in Facebook's new UI?

Facebook offers a language setting both for personal accounts and pages that allows writing posts in multiple languages. In the new (now forced) UI, is there any way to actually use it while creating ...
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Where do I use the unique code to get back in to Facebook? [closed]

Luckily I can still get in on my phone, but it's suddenly using an old, discontinued, company email. I went through all the steps with Facebook and they have "mailed" me a 6 digit code, but ...
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How long does it take for Facebook to verify a new account?

I made a Facebook account for mom on April 24th and on the same day it got disabled. I used the same name, surname and birthday that is in her ID. The next day (25th of April) I saw that they were ...
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Recover Facebook account, without access to email and

We have the following scenario: Alice is authenticated on Facebook on her phone. She forgot the password of her Facebook account Can't access the email associated with the Facebook account and does ...
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2 accounts with same number

I created 2 accounts with the same phone number and deactivated one of them. When I now go to make a post from pages other then Facebook it goes right to the account that is deactivated. What can I ...
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I'm sure a Facebook group accept join requests as page, but I cannot do that. What can I do?

Requesting to join a Facebook group will prompt a box to select whether you want to join as your profile or as a page. But sometimes there seems to be a bug making that panel not showing. I try ...
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Facebook Information

A new feature that permits downloading our Facebook information seems to be a very interesting feature, but I have a question: If we download our information, and after that my Facebook account was ...
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How do I know which apps and accounts are connected to Facebook?

Deleting a Facebook account involves selecting "Delete My Account" following some instructions then not using Facebook in any way for two weeks. To ensure that I do not use Facebook in anyway, I want ...
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How to change email in Facebook account which is already in use with other account

Have a Facebook account for several years. Have a new email address and never changed it. On my phone I forgot my password and I opened a new Facebook account with my new email. Here's the problem, I ...
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Got logged out of account, don't remember password and don't have the email address or phone number listed [duplicate]

Can't get into my account can't remember password and don't have email account and phone # on account
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How can I regain access to my Facebook account?

I attempted to log into my Facebook account from my cell phone. I didn't know that my cell phone wasn't connected to my Facebook account. I am now blocked from my account because of this. I'm being ...
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Disassociate my phone number from Facebook

The person who had my phone number before me had it associated with Facebook. I am constantly getting SMS notifications from Facebook about his account. I don't have access to his account to remove ...
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How to recover Facebook account using email, not phone number

I forget my Facebook password and I want to recover it. But when I recover the password, they send the verify code (6 digits) to the phone number that I no longer use. I opened my Facebook account ...
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Does deleting your Facebook account delete your group posts?

If I delete my Facebook account, will it delete the posts that I've made in groups that I'm a member of? I am not an administrator, by the way. The reason why I'm asking this is because I've seen ...
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How can I contact get my Facebook account back?

My friend has been using her Facebook account very frequently via her Facebook app. Because the app was never signed out so she forgot her password and worse, she didn't even have any email addresses ...
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Facebook locks down my account when I try to connect to it using Pidgin

I use Pidgin with a plug-in called "Purple Facebook" to chat on Facebook. This way, I do not have to have a browser window open all the time only for chat. It's been working great, until recently when ...
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How to recover Facebook account

Someone changed my Facebook account email and password 5 month ago. How can I recover my Facebook account?
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Am I expected to receive Facebook SMS even after deleting my account long ago?

I deleted my account long back, but I am still getting(but not very frequently but twice a day) these SMS alerts. Is this behavior expected? What can I do to stop receiving these SMSs.
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1 telephone number, 2 Facebook accounts

I have a Facebook account (mine) that uses my cell number to login. Recently my girlfriend created an account using her email address, but it required her to add a cell number so I gave her my cell ...
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Facebook account visible to friends even after deactivation

I deactivated(not deleted) my facebook account 2 days back thinking that my profile would not be available to rest of the world. But what I see here is that my friends can still visit my facebook ...
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How do I recover the Facebook account password?

I have forgotten my Facebook account password and also I have no access to the number which I use to log-in to Facebook account. On this page (see the image below) they are asking for a government ...
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I can't retrieve my Facebook password

I haven't been to my Facebook account in a while and I can't remember my password. When I try to have it reset, it goes to a security question, but I can't remember that either. Is there anything I ...
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How do you disconnect Facebook accounts from Instagram?

I signed up for Instagram and it said I already had an account with that email address. I didn't remember signing up but thought maybe I had done it a while ago. I reset my password and logged in. It ...
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How to log into Facebook using alternative accounts (Google, OpenID)

Everybody has a Google account. Yet, I see no way to use it to enter the Facebook. Others say that I must check "Linked Accounts" in https://www.facebook.com/login.php?next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook....
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Facebook Suspicious Account Access from private IP space

I received a "Suspicious Account Access" notification from Facebook telling me that someone has logged into my account from a "computer, mobile device or other location you've never used before". When ...
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What happens to my comments, likes, and chat, when I delete my Facebook profile?

I assume that my posts are deleted when I delete my Facebook account, but what about the "like"s that I gave to other posts? Is the "likes" count on that post/page reduced? Or the comments I made on ...
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Forgot Facebook Email and Password

I have an old Facebook account that I created, uploaded a couple of photos and simply ignored (i.e. no friends added). Now, I can't remember the email address associated with the account and I don't ...
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Facebook login history

Can Facebook admins tell you an account's login history going further back in time than the most recent login?
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How do I view Facebook "Review Recent Activity" window and why can't I see the IP address of suspicious logins?

I previously asked a question about finding the ip of recent logins to my facebook account. It seems like facebook does not release this information. However, I came across this: How does this ...
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Facebook last login

I think somebody logged into my Facebook account. Is there any way for me to find the last login IP address or the location from where this occurred?
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How do I delete my Facebook account?

I don't trust Facebook's new privacy settings and have decided to delete my account, but I can't find the kill switch. Does anyone know how I can delete my Facebook account?
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