As stated in various recent surveys, around 50% of the world’s population has started using social media on their daily-basis. Though there are various social media providers, in comparison to all, Facebook is entitled to be the most favorite social media provider for the majority of the population. Hence, the active number of Facebook users is growing day by day which at present exceeded the 2 billion mark!
The reasons for the same are plenty but most importantly Facebook offers a fast and convenient way for people to create accounts on the platform and log into the same via multiple devices. So, if you’re the one who has recently signed up on Facebook and looking for assistance on how to login to Facebook then, you’re luckily opened the right link.
To be precise, the following post will explain or illustrate how you can access your Facebook account either from your laptop/desktop computer, your iPhone, iPad, or your Android smartphone. So, let get started to learn about “How to Login to Facebook Account” on—
1. Computer Device
Here are the step-by-step instructions on how to login to the Facebook account on a Computer device via its web browser:
|Step 1:||Firstly, launch your preferred web browser on your respective computer device.|
|Step 2:||Then, paste this www.facebook.com link in your browser’s URL address bar and hit the ‘Enter’ button.|
|Step 3:||In doing so, you’ll be directed onto the official Facebook login page. [Note: This is the page where you can Sign-up for an FB account or log in to your FB account.]|
|Step 4:||Now, as you’ve to log in, put the cursor in the ‘Email or Phone’ text-box to enter either your—|
‘Facebook Email ID’ with which you’ve created your Facebook account. Or, ‘Phone-Number’ that you’ve registered while you’ve signed up on Facebook. Or else,‘Facebook Username’ in case you’ve selected one during when you created your Facebook account.
|Step 5:||After that, put the cursor in the ‘Password’ text-box to type the password of your Facebook account that you’ve created to secure your account from letting others access it.|
|Step 6:||And, once you finish entering the login credential of your Facebook account, click on the blue-colored ‘Log in’ button to finally access your Facebook account on your laptop or desktop computer device.|
2. Mobile Device
Whether you know it or not, you have two options to log in to your Facebook account on your mobile device be it Android, iPhone, or iPad. Basically, you can either log in via a web browser or you can download & install the Facebook app on your phone to log in to your Facebook account via the same. So, considering the same, we’ve mentioned the steps for both the ways, have a look—
1. Login to Facebook through Mobile Web Browser—
iPhone, iPad, and/or Android Smartphone
Here are the quick step instructions on how to login to a Facebook account on ‘Apple or Android Mobile’ device via their respective web browsers:
|Step 1:||Go to m.facebook.com using your ‘Apple or Android’ mobile web browser.|
|Step 2:||Then, provide either of the following information associated with your Facebook account—Email Phone Number Username|
|Step 3:||After that, enter your Facebook account’s ‘Password.’|
|Step 4:||In the end, tap on the ‘Log-in’ link to access your Facebook account via your respective mobile browser.|
2. Login to Facebook through Facebook Mobile App—
iPhone and/or iPad
[Prerequisite:If you want to login to your account via the Facebook iOS app then, you need to first download the Facebook app using this web link—https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/facebook/id284882215 or, you can directly download it from the “App Store” of your respective Apple device.]
Here are the step-by-step instructions on how to login to a Facebook account on an Apple Mobile device via Facebook Mobile App:
|Step 1:||Turn on your iPhone/iPad, and unlock it.|
|Step 2:||Then, scroll through its ‘App Library’ to locate the Facebook iOS app.|
|Step 3:||Once you’re able to find it, simply tap on the Facebook app icon to open the same.|
|Step 4:||After that, enter your Facebook username/ email ID that’s associated with your Facebook account.|
|Step 5:||Similarly, enter your Facebook account’s password in the appropriate text field.|
|Step 6:||And, right after you finish entering these login details of your Facebook account, tap on the ‘Sign In’ button to finally grant access to your Facebook account.|
|Step 7:||Next, you’ll be asked to import your FB contacts or add friends. However, if you don’t want to do so at the moment, you can simply tap on the ‘Skip’ button.|
|Step 8:||Last but not least, if you want to save your Facebook account’s login information then, you can do so by tapping on the ‘OK’ button when the “Save your Login Info” option appears on the screen. This means, you no longer need to enter your Facebook login credentials every time you want to access your account; rather, you can just tap on your ‘Profile Icon’ to do so.|
[Prerequisite: On the other hand, if you want to login to your account via the Facebook APK then, download it using this web link—https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.facebook.katana&hl=en_US or, directly from the “Google Play Store” of your respective Android device.]
Here are the step-by-step instructions on how to login to a Facebook account on an Android Mobile device via Facebook Mobile App:
|Step 1:||You’ve to simply turn on your Android smartphone.|
|Step 2:||Then, tap on its ‘Menu’ button to go to its apps list.|
|Step 3:||From the app list, locate the Facebook app icon and tap on the same.|
|Step 4:||After that, enter the correct login credentials i.e., your Facebook email ID and your Facebook account’s password in the appropriate fields.|
|Step 5:||Once you’re done entering the associated user details of your Facebook account, tap the ‘Log-In’ button to successfully sign in to your Facebook account.|
|Step 6:||Now, you can tap on the ‘Skip’ button to ignore the option to import your FB contacts or add friends at the moment.|
|Step 7:||In the end, if you wish you can save the login credentials of your Facebook account and for that, you need to tap on the ‘OK’ button as soon as this—“Save your Login Info” option appears in front of you. Well, by doing so, you only need to tap on your ‘Profile Icon’ to access your account in your next and all future login attempts until you change your account’s password.|
So, these are the ways how you can access your Facebook account. However, in relation to the process of logging into Facebook via mobile Facebook (apk and iOS) app, this is vital to specify that you need to further download an app called “Facebook Messenger” in case you want to communicate on Facebook with your Facebook friends.
Without downloading and signing in onto the same with your Facebook account’s login credentials, you won’t be able to chat through your phone.
Facebook Messenger Overview
Facebook Messenger—the instant messenger application has been initially developed by ‘Facebook’ as its own chatting feature for mobile phones. But later on, the application was made available for laptop/ desktop computer devices as well to all Facebook users to exchange text messages, voice notes, photos, GIFs, documents and to do video calls among each other.
How to Log in to Facebook Messenger Application on Mobile Device?
As stated above, you cannot chat among your Facebook contacts, friends, and family using your Facebook app until and unless you download the Facebook Messenger app and log in to the same. So, considering that, download the app on your respective mobile device from here—
- For iPhone and iPad: Download the Facebook Messenger app using this link— https://apps.apple.com/in/app/messenger/id454638411 or, from the “App Store.”
- For Android Smartphone: Download the Facebook Messenger app using this link —https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.facebook.orca&hl=en_US&gl=US or, from the “Google Play Store.”
Here are the step-by-step instructions on how to login to Facebook Messenger on both ‘Apple and Android Mobile’ device:
|Step 1:||Begin by tapping on the ‘Facebook Messenger Icon’ from the app’s menu of your respective mobile.|
|Step 2:||In doing so, the Messenger app’s login page will open in front of you and inside the same, you’ve to first enter the ‘Email or Phone Number’ associated with your FB account.|
|Step 3:||Then, in continuation, enter the ‘Password’ as well.|
|Step 4:||After that, tick the ‘Keep me signed in’ checkbox to remain logged in on Messenger.|
|Step 5:||In the end, just tap on the ‘Sign In’ button to successfully log in to your FB Messenger app on your phone to start instant chatting among your Facebook contacts.|
How to Log In To Facebook Messenger Application on a Computer Device?
In case, you’re curious to know how to log in to the Facebook Messenger application on a computer device then, let’s tell you that, you don’t need to separately install the Messenger app rather, you can simply click on the messenger icon from the top-right corner of the ‘Facebook News Feed’ page or the homepage and that’s it, it will open to let you chat instantly.
That’s all! This is how easy and convenient it is to log in to your Facebook account through these various devices’ web browsers and through the Facebook app itself. However, in case you experience any trouble accessing your Facebook account even after executing these correct steps of the Facebook login process, you can visit this page of the official Facebook Help Centre for resolving the “Can’t log in to Facebook” issue that you’ve encountered while logging into your account.