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Common Facebook Login Problems

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The Facebook sign-in procedure is very straightforward. After each passing time, users experience problems in log in. There are a lot of reasons why you are getting trouble in logging. Here we will discuss common Facebook login problems. Keep in mind that even a minor mistake can result in a login failure. Therefore, you should know suitable solutions that are equally accessible. 

Enter Incorrect Information

If you enter the incorrect email address or password, then you will be failed to login to Facebook. A spelling mistake unintentionally or any typing error will have resulted in a way that the system fails to recognize you. Therefore, you should retype the entire information to check whether the problem is because of incorrect data or is there something else. Furthermore, you should manually retype the information in a login bar and password in case you are using the copy-paste function. 

Therefore, make sure that the complete information you have entered is correct. Be careful about that the login information must be case sensitive. Check that the caps lock key on the keyboard is disabled. Use the "Remember Me" button on Facebook to save your information if your PC is private. However, if you do this on a shared or public computer, it might provide access to your account other people.

Forgotten Email Address or Password

In case you forget your email address or password, then help is available to hand to hand. The Facebook Help page will guide you through the process of getting all information. It is a better practice to change passwords regularly. 

Facebook also provides detailed instructions about the entire process. Facebook may also help you in the recovery of your account by using the email or phone number that is attached to your account.

Furthermore, in case you have completely forgotten your email and phone number that is associated with the account, you will have to select the "I forgot my account" option on the next page. If you expect an email from Facebook, check your spam filter and junk mail folder if a message gets delivered there rather than your primary inbox.

Invalid Email Address

Facebook does not allow any generic email accounts; therefore, an email address starting "info@" cannot be used for a Facebook account. Furthermore, Generic email addresses and a few business addresses may be seen by the system as spam. In this case, the system will block your entry permanently so you will not be able to register for an account.

Make sure that you are using an allowed email address. Facebook encourages its users to use a personal email address if it is possible. If your original email address is generic, then you should open a new Gmail or Yahoo! email account to use it for your Facebook registration.

Non-Refresh Login Page

The common problem is that the Login page does not load or refresh properly. The reason could be cookies still not being activated on your computer. Each browser has different instructions and guidelines on how to set cookies. Instructions for a few of the more popular web browsers are given through the following:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari (Apple)

You may require to clear your browser cache as well. A "cache" is something your browser generates where it saves the data from pages you have visited. It allows pages to load much more quickly and efficiently. 

Although, it means if there were any change or update to a page since you visited it, your browser might show you the old version rather than the most recent one. In many browsers, you are allowed to clear the cache by visiting the Settings or Tools tab.

Registered with a Phone Number

In case you have registered your Facebook account on your mobile phone, and you are unable to log into Facebook from your computer then use your cell phone number rather than an email address to log in. 

Once you get access to log in, you are allowed to change your login information to whatever you want. It's a better idea to connect your Facebook account with both an email address as well as a phone number. It will also make it easier and convenient to recover your account if you forget your login information.

Seeking Help with Facebook

Facebook provides a lot of help to users. There is a comprehensive Help Center available with detailed advice as well as tips for users who are experiencing login or other issues. The Help Center provides the solution of all the problems and issues of each type. Therefore, the navigation of these pages becomes a relatively straightforward task. 

However, if you are still experiencing login problems and have examined all the possible reasons, then Facebook seek guidance from a Help Community forum. Furthermore, where you can post your login problem and get feedback from other users and members of the Facebook Help Team.