Password requirements for Facebook

2 requirements for Facebook account password on their website and mobile apps:

  • Your password must be at least 6 characters
  • Password must be difficut to guess (cannot be “123456” or “abc123”)

There are no other password requirements like special characters, numbers or any other special combinations.

Facebook Password Tips

  • Some information like pet’s names, interests or profession could appear in your Facebook account and you shouldn’t use this information for password.
  • Your password should be easy for you to remember but difficult for others to guess.
  • Your Facebook password should be different to the passwords you use to log in to other accounts, such as your email or bank account.
  • Longer passwords are usually more secure.
  • Your password should not be your email address, phone number or date of birth.


We rate Facebook password requirements strength with 3 of 5 locks.