How to Enable Secure Facebook Browsing

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Enable secure Facebook browsing over https for more Facebook security of your Facebook account. When you browse on public internet access areas like internet cafe, libraries etc, there is a huge risk your Facebook login details might be detected by illegal third party software, while your Facebook login passwords travel across a unsecured internet connections.

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Facebook Secure Browsing

Facebook allows users to browse Facebook over a secure https connection, which will add added security to your Facebook account. The feature is not enabled by default, but you can change it in your Facebook settings easily.

Go to facebook.com/editaccount.php and visit the Account Security details. Look for the Secure browsing option – “Choose Browse Facebook on a secure connection (https) whenever possible”, tick the checkbox and Save.

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Next time you visit Facebook, look for the secure icon on the browser location bar and the https url instead of the http url.

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Why doesn’t Facebook enable Secure browsing by default for all users? Well firstly the page loading speed is much slower over a secure connection. Secondly, not all Facebook apps will support secure https connections, so they will not work.

So enable HTTPS in Facebook and get a more secure Facebook browsing experience today. Do it now. Remember if Your Facebook Got Hacked – its usually your fault!. Explain this to your Kids with this Facebook safety video.

12 comments on “How to Enable Secure Facebook Browsing

  1. Tech Crates says:

    Browsing on a secure facebook network is much safer …. Enabled this a week ago !! :-)

  2. RealTimeTricks says:

    Never thought without securing FB this could also be happen to us. Thanks for letting us know.

  3. S.Pradeep Kumar says:

    They should enable this option by default for security, shouldn’t they?

  4. opsirap says:

    thank very much for this guide

  5. Y8 says:

    Their are lots of scam in my Facebook recently I think I need to enable this feature some I encountered recently are videos that when clicked let’s you register for a survey before you can view the video…

    • QuickOnlineTips says:

      There are lot of Facebook scams and harmful viruses prowling facebook. Take care what you sign up for.

  6. Fayaz Ahmad says:

    These days many hacker are using software to hack the facebook and other accounts to track the accounts . It may be helpful to save our account to be stolen

  7. Ifham khan says:

    Thanks for sharing us

  8. Zohan @ ScreamingTips says:

    Will this help prevents being hacked? I am not yet aware of this, but sometimes browser automatically shows this, Strange.. never considered!

  9. Lonnie Huff says:

    I don’t find for secure on my Facebook. It was all mess up.

  10. Amrish Singh says:

    Securing your any account on web is so difficult task these .To secure you face book account their is another way .Add you mobile number to face book account and by that when you will log in to face book it will send you a code to access the account

  11. Bisnisonline says:

    it is a better idea to use it before your account is missing or hijacked…

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