To turn on or manage two-factor authentication:

  1. Go to your Security and Login Settings.

  2. Scroll down to Use two-factor authentication and click Edit.

  3. Choose the security method you want to add and follow the on-screen instructions.

When you set up two-factor authentication on Facebook, you’ll be asked to choose one of two security methods:

You'll need to have at least one of these set up in order to use two-factor authentication. Once you have added either text message (SMS) codes or a third party authentication app on your account, you'll also be able to set up some of the optional methods below:

  • Approving your login attempt from a device we recognize.

  • Using one of your recovery codes.

  • Tapping your security key on a compatible device.

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