12 Tips for Taking Control of Privacy on Facebook

remove recognized devices

Remove Recognized Devices

If you’ve approved your laptop or phone as a recognized device, Facebook will no longer ask you to prove your identity when logging into your account. That’s problematic if you lose or sell your phone. To remove recognized devices from your Facebook account, open the Account Settings menu and click Security. Open the Recognized Devices tab and choose the device you want to remove. The next time anyone attempts to log into your account from the device, they’ll be asked to verify their identity.

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Daniel P. Howley
Daniel P. Howley
A newspaper man at heart, Dan Howley wrote for Greater Media Newspapers before joining Laptopmag.com. He also served as a news editor with ALM Media’s Law Technology News, and he holds a B.A. in English from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.
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  1. Jo Says:

    Neither of these options work anymore :(

  2. Daniele Says:

    Yes, seems like Facebook keeps on chancing the settings just to invalidate people blog posts like this one and make it harder for people to control their privacy.

  3. J Says:

    …and that’s why I don’t use facebook.

  4. Ali Says:

    Sir,
    I actually had deleted all recognized devices from my facebook account, and now cannot login into my account. and hence cannot receive the security code. every time i login, it says to login from a recognized computer or device. please help me out, i shall be truly grateful to you.

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