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If you have multiple Facebook accounts, or share a computer with friends and family, the social network makes it easy to quickly switch between profiles using the same browser.
How to Quickly Switch Between Facebook Profiles
- When you’re logged into Facebook, you should see an Account Switcher button next to your profile name.
- Click Add Account.
- Enter your username and password and click Log in. If you check Remember password you won’t be prompted to enter your password when switching accounts. If you don’t check Remember password, you’ll still be prompted to enter the password for your account, adding a level of security to the feature.
- Now when you click on the Account Switcher button, you should see both accounts. The account you’re viewing will be marked with a green circle.
- If you decide you’d like to remove an account from your computer, click the little grey X in the corner of your profile photo.
Because you have the option to always enter your password when switching profiles, this feature is useful for family members who share a computer. Facebook allows you to add up to ten accounts using the Account Switcher feature.
It will also come in handy if you have a separate Facebook login for work, you can keep all things work and personal completely separated.
The Account Switcher feature is not available on your phone as Facebook sees it as a tool useful for families sharing a computer. But if you need to access more than one Facebook account on your phone, iOS and Android users can give Friendly a try.
Do you use Facebook’s Account Switcher feature? Let us know in the comments.
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