Question: Does Facebook require a phone number?

To sign up for a Facebook account, you need a name and a working email address or mobile phone number. However, there could be from dozens to thousands of people who have the same name as you. The more details you enter, the easier it will be for friends to find you.

Can I use Facebook without a phone number?

You can sign up without a phone number by signing up through the traditional Facebook site or by choosing the email sign-up option through the mobile Facebook site.

Why is Facebook requiring a phone number?

Facebook says its required to make it easier for you to sign in if you forget your username and password. Facebook also wants your phone number to see all of the contacts on your phone. Thats one way Facebook gets information to send you the “people you may know” suggestions.

Do I have to add a phone number to Facebook?

We may use your mobile phone number for purposes like: Helping you log in. If you forget your password, youll need an updated mobile number or email address to reset it. Suggesting People You May Know so you can connect with them on Facebook.

How do I stop Facebook from asking for my phone number?

On the mobile app, tap the hamburger icon () and select Settings & Privacy > Settings > Privacy Settings. Scroll down to How People Can Find and Contact You, and look for Who can look you up using the phone number you provided? Tap that, and youll have the option for Everyone, Friends of friends, or Friends.

Does Facebook ask you to confirm your phone number?

We may ask you to confirm your mobile phone number because: You previously added the phone number were asking you to confirm. Time has passed since you last added or updated your phone number. Weve received information from your device that helps us suggest the number connected to that device.

Does Facebook ask you to confirm your mobile number?

We may ask you to confirm your mobile phone number because: You previously added the phone number were asking you to confirm. Time has passed since you last added or updated your phone number. Weve received information from your device that helps us suggest the number connected to that device.

How can I get a fake number on Facebook?

How To Get a Phone Number for Facebook Verification Using DoNotPayAccess DoNotPay from your web browser.Open the Burner Phone feature and click on Create a temporary number.Use the number we generate to sign up for Facebook.Enter the confirmation number you receive after signing up.

What does Facebook do with your mobile number?

We may use your mobile phone number for purposes like: Helping you log in. If you forget your password or the email you use to log into Facebook, you can look either of them up by entering the mobile number associated with your account. This helps us improve our ads services for everyone within the Facebook community.

Can you make a Facebook account with a fake name?

Authenticity. Facebook users cannot use fake names on their accounts. Always use your real name. You can change your name after your account is created only if you legally change your name, such as when you get married.

Can I use fake number on Facebook?

Unless you have a separate phone used for business, youll have to use a burner phone to achieve this. There are numerous reasons why you wouldnt want to give your real phone number to Facebook: They dont keep their data safe. It could lead to spam texts and calls.

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