How To Find My Old Facebook Account

Whether you deactivated your Facebook account or simply forgot your login details, gaining access to your old Facebook account can seem like a daunting task. However, Facebook has provided several features that make this process relatively easy. This blogpost will show you how to find your old Facebook account and reactivate it.


Before you start the process, there are a few things you need:

  • You must have access to the email address or phone number associated with the account.
  • If you’ve forgotten your login details, you must be able to remember at least some information about your account (like the name of friends, groups you’ve joined, etc).

Steps to Find Your Old Facebook Account

Follow the steps below to find and regain access to your old Facebook account:

Step 1: Visit the Facebook Homepage

On any browser, go to

Step 2: Click on “Forgotten Account”

On the Facebook homepage, you will see the login boxes on the top right corner. Just below the “Password” text box, you will find a link with the text “Forgotten account?.” Click on this link.

Step 3: Enter Your Email Address or Phone Number

After clicking on the “Forgotten account?” link, a new page will open where you will be asked to enter your email address or phone number.

Step 4: Identify Your Account

Facebook will then search for any accounts linked to that email address or phone number. Once it finds the account, it will give you the account recovery options.

Step 5: Select a Recovery Option

The recovery option will typically be to send a recovery link to your email or a code to your phone number. Select the option that is most convenient for you.

Step 6: Reset Your Password

Finally, click on the link or enter the code that was sent to you and follow the prompts to set a new password and regain access to your account.

Once you have completed the steps above, you should be able to access your old Facebook account. If you are still having trouble, you may need to contact Facebook’s customer support for further assistance.


Recovering an old Facebook account doesn’t have to be a complicated process. As long as you have access to the email or phone number associated with the account, you should be able to regain access in a few easy steps.