Adjusting Your Account Settings

Adjust your Facebook account settings so you can be sure you're seeing what you want to see on this social media site.

Account settings

Once you start using Facebook, you may need to modify your account settings. These settings control things like your password, notifications, and more. Changing these settings is optional, and you can modify them at any time.

To modify your Account settings, click the drop-down arrow on the toolbar, then select Settings.

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If you're using the mobile app, tap the Menu button menu button and select Settings.

Click the buttons in the interactive below to learn more about modifying your account settings.

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Mobile Settings

You can use your mobile phone to send and receive Facebook updates as text messages. If you've never used Facebook texts, you can get started by clicking Add a Phone.

If you need to adjust your privacy settings, review our lessons on Understanding Facebook Privacy and Adjusting Your Privacy Settings to learn how.