How to change Facebook account: “Will you please let me log into Facebook on your mobile?“. Ever since her smartphone stopped working, your mom has been pestering you every day with this request. Feeling sick of the situation, you finally gave up: you agreed to use your phone to log her into her account. Not being very familiar with technology, however, your mom was unable to switch accounts. To tell the truth, you are not quite clear either how to change Facebook account and so you fear that she will start nagging you again.
Don’t worry, if you want I can give you a hand to solve the problem: if you wish, in the next paragraphs I can explain how to switch from one Facebook account to another using the simple logout and login procedures made available by the social network. As for the Web version of the social network, however, you can use the appropriate button to change the account, so as to speed up the procedure.
If you agree, I would say not to waste any more time chatting and to get to work immediately! Courage: make yourself comfortable, take five minutes of free time to concentrate on reading the next paragraphs and, more importantly, implement the “tips” that I will give you. All that remains for me is to wish you good reading and, above all, have fun!
How to change Facebook account on Android
You would like to know how to change Facebook account on your device Android? The procedure to follow is quite simple: you have to open the official app of the social network, access the account currently in use on the device, log out of it and then log in with the other account you need to use.
Ready to proceed? Well: then start theofficial Facebook app on your smartphone or Android tablet, press the symbol (≡) located at the top right, scroll to the bottom of the displayed screen and tap on the item Go out to log out of the account currently in use. On the next screen, before changing your Facebook account by logging in to another account, decide whether to remove the one from which you have just logged out from the device. If you decide to do so, press the button (⋮) placed next to yours first name and select the item Remove the account from the device.
Then, to access another account, press the button (+) Log in to another account (if you have chosen to remove the account previously in use, obviously you will not see this wording and you can log in directly to the second account), fill in the text fields Telephone or e-mail address And Password with the login data of the account you wish to access and presses the blue button Log in. Once logged in, choose whether to memorize the access password, so as not to have to type it each time you log in, and that’s it: without even realizing it, you managed to change your Facebook account. Did you see how simple it was?
If you have not removed the Facebook account with which you were previously logged in, you can also switch from one profile to another simply by logging out of the account in use (by pressing the button (≡) and then on the voice Go out) and then tapping onprofile picture for the profile you want to use. Easier than that ?!
How to change Facebook account on iOS
You are planning to switch Facebook accounts on your device iPhone or iPad but you are not clear on the procedure to follow on? I guarantee you that there is nothing complicated to do: even on iOS, in fact, to change profile to use on Facebook just log out of the account in use and then log in to another account.
To proceed, start theofficial Facebook app on your device, press the symbol (≡) located at the bottom right, tap on the item Go out located at the bottom of the screen and confirms the intention to log out by pressing the item again Go out, in the menu that appears.
On the next screen, before proceeding with the change of account, decide whether or not to remove the one from which you have just logged out by pressing the icon of the wheel located at the bottom and tapping on the item Remove the account from the phone in the screenLogin settings.
To log in to another Facebook account, then, press the button (+) Log in to another account (if you have just chosen to remove the account from which you logged out, obviously you will not see this wording and you can log in directly to the second account), fill in the fields E-mail or telephone number And Password with the login data of the account you wish to access and presses the blue button Log in. Et-voila! You changed your profile. Admit it: it wasn’t as difficult as you thought, was it?
Of course, if you want to change the account again and log in to the one you were previously logged in to (or, again, to another account), all you have to do is repeat the above steps: log out of the account currently in use. and log in to the other account with the latter’s login data.
How to change Facebook account on PC
If you want to change Facebook account from PC, know that you can use the function Change account which, at the time of writing, is usable only in the desktop environment (in the previous chapters dedicated to Android and iOS, in fact, I have not mentioned it). Activating the function in question is quite simple: just log out of the account in use, log in to the new profile and, as if by “magic”, a new button will appear in the blue Facebook bar through which you can switch from one profile to another. ‘more in a few clicks. Let me explain in more detail how to proceed.
For starters, connect to Facebook and log out of your “main” account (if you have not already done so). Then press the button (+) Add account located on the left and log in to the “second” Facebook account: enter the login data of the latter by filling in the text fields Email or phone And Password and then presses the blue button Log in.
Mission accomplished! In addition to changing your Facebook account on your PC, you have also activated the button Change account (the icon of the two men located next to your name, in the blue bar of the social network): by pressing on it, you can quickly switch from one account to another by clicking on the image of the corresponding profile (and eventually entering the password) . Convenient, right?
Note: from the tests I conducted, I noticed that on some browsers (in this case Safari) the “Change account” button does not appear immediately after logging in (to the second account). Therefore, if after following the above steps you still do not see the button in question, repeat the procedure and you will see that you should solve the problem. On Chrome, however, I have not encountered this problem.
Other useful solutions
Do you want to use two different Facebook accounts on your device at the same time? The social network founded by Mark Zuckerberg, unfortunately, does not contemplate this possibility, but you can “bypass” the problem by resorting to some “tricks” that are really effective. Do you want me to give you some examples? I’ll settle you immediately.
As for accessing Facebook from mobile, in this case Android, you can download the app Facebook Lite: a “lighter” version of the Facebook app (especially designed for those who have poor performance devices or live in places where fast Internet connections are not available) with which to access a “secondary” account.
If you use a device iOS, unfortunately you cannot count on Facebook Lite, since it is not yet available on the App Store, but you can still solve the problem by accessing the web version of Facebook directly from the browser (eg. Safari, Chrome, etc.).
For what concern PCInstead, you can log into Facebook with another account using free extensions for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, such as Swap My Cookies (for Chrome) or CookieSwap (for Firefox). Using them is really simple: just log in first with one account and then with the other and, once you have completed the simple configuration procedure, you will be able to switch from one profile to another in a few clicks.
Would you like to deepen the topic by examining in more detail the operation of the aforementioned solutions? So you can’t help but take a look at the tutorial in which I explain how to log in to Facebook with another account: there you will find all the explanations of the case.