How to clear Facebook stored passwords: When accessing Facebook from your smartphone (or tablet), you have accidentally saved your password for automatic login and now you would like to know how to remove it? You have accessed the social network from your browser, you have consented to the saving of your data for the automatic compilation of forms but now you have changed your mind and would like to understand how to remedy this? Then I would say that you have landed on the right guide, at the right time.
If you allow me a few minutes of your precious free time, in fact, I can explain to you, in a simple but at the same time detailed way, how to clear stored Facebook passwords. Make sure right away that, contrary to what you might think, it’s a real breeze!
Come on, therefore, let’s not waste any more time chatting and immediately begin to get busy. Position yourself comfortably, grab your mobile phone or keyboard and mouse of your trusty PC and start putting into practice the instructions on what to do that you find below. I am sure that in the end you will be able to say that you are very happy and satisfied. Let it bet?
Delete stored Facebook passwords from smartphones and tablets
Let’s start from the mobile side and then let’s find out how to do it delete stored Facebook passwords acting from Android And iOS. Below you will find explained how to proceed, it’s very easy, don’t worry.
If you are using a smartphone or tablet Android, to be able to delete the login data relating to your Facebook profile that you have saved you must intervene on the functionality Smart Lock. In case you have never heard of it, it is a special feature that allows the storage of login data and automatic access to websites and apps, which is enabled when a Google account is connected to Android.
That said, to make the Facebook login data disappear from Smart Look on your Android device, do this: log in to drawer (the screen where there are all the apps), presses the icon of Settings (the one with thegear), select the item Google and then the wording Smart Lock for passwords.
At this point, locate the section Passwords saved and tap on the item Google account. Next, search facebook.com in the login data list on the displayed page (if you want, you can also carry out a direct search by pressing the button with the magnifying glass), then press on it, enter the login details to your Google account, press the button Delete and confirm your intentions by selecting the item Delete.
Uses iOS? In that case, to get rid of the Facebook login data you have to intervene on the password storage system based on iCloud and offered by Apple itself to its users.
So, go to home screen, presses the icon of Settings (the one with thegear), tap on the item Password and account (on iOS 14 and later you have to go up Settings> Password) in the new screen displayed, then on that App and website passwords and unlocks access to saved login data via Face ID, Touch ID or passcode (depends on the iPhone or iPad model and what is defined in the settings).
Once this is done, you will be able to consult the list of all the sites and apps for which you have saved their passwords on the device. Therefore identify facebook.com (if necessary, you can help yourself with the search field at the top), swipe it from right to left, and finally press the red button Delete just appeared to get rid of the login details in question.
If you are using an iPhone or iPad with an older iOS version, please note that to access the saved passwords you will need to go to the section Settings> Safari> Password.
Delete stored Facebook passwords from computer
Let’s now move on to the computer side and therefore try to understand how to delete the stored Facebook passwords by acting on the main Web browsers available on the square: Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Internet Explorer And Safari. Again, it’s all very simple.
If you typically connect to Facebook with Chrome and you would therefore like to understand how to delete the relative access data saved in the browser, all you have to do is, after starting the browser, click on the button with the three dots vertically located at the top right and select, from the menu that opens, the wording Settings.
In the tab that will open at this point, click on the item Password that you find in correspondence with the section People present at the top. Once this is done, you will finally be able to view the list of Internet sites for which you have chosen to save passwords in the browser. Search then facebook.com (if necessary, you can help with the search field at the top), click on the button with i three dots vertically that you find next to us and select the item Remove from the menu that opens.
If, on the other hand, the browser you typically use to connect to your Facebook account is Firefox, to get rid of the relevant login data you must, after starting the browser, click on the button with the three lines horizontally located in the upper right part of the program window and select the item Options in the menu that appears.
In the tab that opens, click on the heading item Privacy and security located on the left, press the button Logins saved placed in correspondence with the wording Logins and passwords and locate facebook.com in the login data list that is shown to you (you can possibly also help you with the search field at the top). Finally, click on it and press the button Remove placed at the bottom.
Edge and Internet Explorer
You want to clear Facebook’s stored passwords from Edge (only on Windows 10) or from Internet Explorer (on all versions Windows) but you don’t know how to do it? Then do this: click on Start button (the one with the flag Windows) located at the bottom left of the taskbar and look for, in the menu that opens, the Control panel, then select the relevant result.
In the window that appears on the desktop, type the term credentials in the search bar located at the top right and click on the item Credential management among the results that are shown to you later.
In the screen that is shown to you at this point, click on the item Web credentials and search https://www.facebook.com in the list of Internet sites for which you have chosen to save the access credentials, then presses on arrow placed next to the latter. Finally, press on the item Remove located below and confirm what your intentions are by clicking on the button Yup in the additional window that opens.
If you are using a Mac and you usually connect to Facebook with Safari, to remove the related login data saved in the browser you have to start the browser, click on the item Safari placed in the upper left part of the menu bar, press on the item Preferences, select the tab Password from the window that opens and type the password for your user account on macOS in the dedicated field.
Next, locate facebook.com in the list of Internet sites for which you have decided to save the login data (you can also help with the search field above), then select it and press the button Remove twice in a row. Done!
Other useful operations
To conclude, as they say, I would like to indicate some operations that you can carry out as a completion when going to delete the stored passwords of Facebook, in order to avoid the connection to your account practically automatically. It is about disable login with profile picture and of remove the Facebook account from the device in use. To find out more, feel free to read the following steps.
Disable login with profile picture
To succeed in disable login with profile picture, that is to say that special function that allows you to access the social network more easily, by selecting your profile photo and typing a numeric code chosen previously, you must proceed as indicated below, depending on whether you are using the app of the social network for Android And for iOS or the web version of the famous site.
- Facebook app – log in to the Facebook app on your smartphone or tablet with your account, press the button with the three lines horizontally on the right, select the item Settings and privacy in the new screen displayed and then that Settings in the menu that opens. Then, tap on the wording Security and access, presses on the voice Sign in with your profile picture and choose the option Disable login via profile picture.
- Facebook site – login to your Facebook account, click on the button with the arrow pointing down located in the upper right part of the social network home and select the item Settings from the menu that you bee. In the new page displayed, click on the wording Security and access on the left, locate the item Sign in with your profile picture on the right and press the relevant button Edit. Finally, select the option Disable sign in with profile picture.
Remove the account from the device
As I told you, another thing that can be useful for avoiding automatic access to Facebook, without having to type in the relevant login credentials first, is to remove the relevant account from your mobile device.
To do this, open the Facebook app on your smartphone or tablet, press the button with the three lines horizontally located on the right and select the option from the menu that appears Go out placed at the bottom. Then confirm what your intentions are by pressing again on the item Go out.
At this point, if you are using Android, presses the button with i three dots vertically located on the main screen of the app, next to your profile photo, and select the option Remove account from device. If, on the other hand, you are using iOS, presses the button with thegear located in the lower center of the app’s main screen and select the option Remove the account from the phone. Done!