I too have been in this kind of situation before and l chosed the second option too, so am saying this out of my experience.
I opened my first Facebook account 2010 www.facebook.com/omeh.collins.50 but due to my inconsistency in operating or running the account for a long time, l forgot the password.
Fast-tracked to 2013 l had to either open a new Facebook account or to recover my first Facebook password but l bet then, the simplest thing to do was to open a new Facebook account so l opened it www.facebook.com/omehcollins.
Making me have two Facebook accounts, l think this irrelevant because you are the same person running the same Facebook accounts on the same platform in the same Social Media site.
But ( the main Koko is that l later recovered my first Facebook password ).
I know many people have faced this same scenario and many will still face it and will opt to do the one they think is the easiest, which is to open a new Facebook account.
But let me ask you what of after reading this article and you become able and capable to do this password recovery yourself without opening a new one or going to somebody to do it for you.
In most cases you spend money doing it, never mind today l want to offer you this ability to recover your password freely cause they say knowledge is power( so l need you to have that power ) to recover your Facebook password.
What can make one want to reset or change or recover his or her Facebook account:
Forgotten password: This one of the most reasons people decide to change their Facebook password just like l mentioned in the scenario that happened to me above
Which is caused by an inconsistency in the operation of your Facebook account that may lead to you forgetting your password.
Change of Phone: It often occurs, you bought a brand new phone and you want to move your Facebook account to the new phone but you don't remember the password.
Which means is either you chose to be operating the Facebook account on the old phone or you open a new Facebook account on the new one phone or your reset the password.
When your Facebook account is hacked:
Yes, l have seen or witnessed this bad omen too.
Your Facebook account has been Hacked by an unknown person and in some cases, they upload pictures, videos, posts or even chat your friends in disguise with the purpose best known to them and all this dent your image.
Will you leave your account entirely to this fraudsters to kill your reputation or would you change or reset your password to recover your Facebook account from them?
I think recovering and changing the password is the best option.
A pop-up window will appear, click on the “Forgot Your Password” at the bottom: "Image below".
Choose Your Retrieval Option on the next page the picture below will pop-up saying ( please enter your Gmail or phone number to search for your account ) then enter any of them or if you remember your Facebook username you can enter it too. You can do it directly from here by following this links:
Enter your email, phone number or username, be sure is the correct email or username for your Facebook. Like on the picture above.
After entering any of those required option then click search giving Facebook the order to search and retrieve your Facebook account data from online.
NOTE: YOU MUST BE LOGGED INTO YOUR E-MAIL ACCOUNT BEFORE USING THIS OPTION!
That's if you chose the option of using Gmail or Yahoo Mail for the recovery, then you must log in to your email to get the reset password code or if you choose to reset it with your phone number either of them Facebook will send you a password recovering code
In the picture above as you can see, l chosed to recover it with my phone number which means the password recovery code will be sent to my phone directly.
Then on the next page, you will have to put in the sent code like in the picture below ( usually six digit numbers ). Go to your phone message box and retrieve the code then put it on the space and click continue.
After putting in the code, a new page will pop-up and will direct you to put in your new password.
( Creating a new password make sure it's the one you can remember easily and which will not be easy for hackers to guest too )
You can combine your birthday with any name you like that's one of the best options.
On the next pop-up page put in your new password and click continue.
After typing in your new password and you are done.
Getting your Facebook account back in your control is actually an easy and simple straightforward process. First, you need to report that your account was hacked by going to www.facebook.com/hacked.
From here, Facebook will help guide you in the process of recovering your account; just click the ( 'My account is compromised' ) button at the bottom.
You’ll then be asked to type in either your email address, phone number, username or full name associated with your Facebook profile. Facebook will now search for any relevant users,
if you can’t see your name on the list, try putting something else in the search bar, such as your name or phone number.
Click through to your profile and type in the last password you remember associated with your account.
Obviously, if your current password works and hasn’t been changed, log into Facebook through here:www.facebook.com and change your password ( follow the process l gave above ) as soon as possible if you see something suspicious.
If your password has been changed, Facebook will let you use the old password to help you get access again.
You’ll then get a message pop-up saying you entered an old password and you can now click 'Reset my Password'.
Now, you’ll be asked to be sent an email by Facebook with a link to reset your password. Obviously,
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