Create a Facebook Account

To start using Facebook, you first have to create an account. To do this you will need your email address or a mobile phone number. If you already have an account you can skip this lesson but if you don’t have an account yet you are in the right place.

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Play Button

How to create a Facebook Account

Step 1: Type in in your web browser, then press enter on your keyboard.

Web browser with typed in to show how to get to Facebook website

Step 2: Click on ‘Create new account‘.

Facebook main screen with Create New Account button highlighted

Step 3: Fill out your information, then click on ‘Sign Up‘.

Facebook sign up screen with Sign up button highlighted

Step 4: Once you click on ‘Sign up’, you will receive a confirmation code to either your email address or mobile phone number that you provided. Enter this code in the box highlighted below, then click on ‘Continue’.

Facebook verification code screen to show where to enter code that was sent to email

Step 5: A message will appear to confirm that your account has been successfully created. Click on ‘Okay’. You will then be brought to your Facebook account home page.

Facebook account confirmation with Okay button highlighted in red to complete sign up.