Create a new Facebook account (with images)

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Create a new Facebook account (with images)
Create a new Facebook account (with images)
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This wikiHow article explains how to create a new account in Facebook after deleting your old profile. You can do this on your computer, but also with one of the versions of Facebook for your mobile. If you want to use the email address for your new account that you also used for your old Facebook account, you will have to delete your account and wait for your account to be completely deleted before you can create a new one.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: On a mobile

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Step #1. Open Facebook

Tap the Facebook icon. You recognize the icon of the Facebook app by a dark blue box with a white f on top. If you are already logged in, your news stream will automatically open.

If you're already logged in to Facebook, you can skip the "Tap Sign Up for Facebook" step

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Step #2. Tap on ☰

You can find this button either at the bottom left (iPhone) or in the top right corner of the screen.

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Step #3. Scroll down and tap Sign Out

You will find this option at the bottom of the menu.

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Step #4. Tap Register

You will find this option at the bottom left of the screen.

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Step 5. Tap on Start

It's a blue button in the middle of the pop-up window.

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Step 6. Enter an email address

Tap the "Enter your email address" text field and enter the email address you want to use.

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Step 7. Tap Continue

You'll find this below the text field for your email address.

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Step 8. Enter your first and last name

Tap the field for your "First Name," type in your first name, then tap the "Last Name" field and type in your last name.

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Step 9. Tap Continue

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Step 10. Create a password

Tap the "Password" text field and type in the password you want to use.

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Step 11. Tap Continue

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Step 12. Enter your birthday

Choose the month, day and year of your birth to register your birthday.

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Step 13. Tap Continue

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Step 14. Choose a gender

Choose either 'Woman' or 'Man'. This is the last step in creating your profile; After you have indicated your gender, your profile will be created.

  • There's no "Other" or "Prefer not to say" option, but you can later unhide your chosen gender on your profile if you want.
  • If you are asked to enter a verification code, open the email address you used to create your Facebook account and enter the code in the subject of the email you received from Facebook in response to the question from Facebook.

Method 2 of 2: On a computer

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Step #1. Open Facebook

Go to If you are already logged in, your news stream will open automatically.

If you're not already logged into Facebook, skip the 'Enter your first and last name' step

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Step 2. Click

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It's a little triangle to the far right of the dark blue bar at the top of the Facebook page. Clicking on it will open a drop-down menu.

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Step #3. Click Log Out

You can find this option at the bottom of the drop-down menu. You will be logged out of your Facebook account in this way.

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Step 4. Enter your first and last name

Enter your first name in the "First Name" text field within the "Register" section of the page, then enter your last name in the "Last Name" field in the same section.

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Step 5. Add your email address

Type in an active email address that you currently have access to in the "Mobile number or email" field, then enter the address in the "Re-enter email" field that appears below.

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Step 6. Enter a password

Tap the "Password" text field and type in the password you want to use.

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Step 7. Enter your birthday

Click on the drop-down menu for the month and choose the month in which you were born. Repeat this step for the drop-down boxes for the day you were born and your year of birth.

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Step 8. Choose a gender

Click the 'Male' or 'Female' box near the bottom of the 'Register' section.

Facebook doesn't have an 'Other' box at the moment, but you can later remove your chosen gender from your profile if you want

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Step 9. Click Create Account

It's a green button at the bottom of the 'Register' section. This will create your Facebook account, but you will have to check your email afterwards.

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Step 10. Open your email

Go to the inbox of the email address you used to register on Facebook and sign up if necessary.

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Step 11. Open the email you got from Facebook

Click on the email titled "Welcome to Facebook" that you find in your inbox.

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Step 12. Click on Startup

This is a dark blue button at the bottom of the email. Clicking it will verify your email address and open a new Facebook tab. Your Facebook account has now come to life.

  • You can now surf through the additional steps that come with creating your account (for example: adding friends) by clicking on the white f icon in the top left corner of the page.

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