4 comments on “How to better protect your Facebook account from hackers”

  1. Tom

    Are there advantages of going through the Rube Goldberg-like process of getting the Code Generator linked to your account instead of implementing the simple SMS transmission of the code to your phone?

    1. Bob · in reply to Tom

      The advantage is to Facebook – they don't have to pay to send you an SMS each time.

      They have over 1 billion users and whilst not all users have activated 2SV, if they did it'd become very expensive very quickly (unless they were to use WhatsApp which they now own to deliver the code).

  2. Fulano

    When I logged in, the options were slightly different on the "security settings" page; below "Log in alerts" it said "Code generator", not "Login approvals". Within this feature I clicked on the option "Set up another way to get security codes" because I don't have the Facebook app on my phone. Then I used the Google Authenticator on my phone to capture the QR code and then typed the code it generated into the FB page to complete the process.

  3. Manoj Kumar Miriyala

    also read some more here –

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