If you choose to use text message (SMS), you’ll be sent a text message (SMS) with a special 6-digit security code each time someone tries logging into your Facebook account from a mobile device or browser we don’t recognize.
Why would I get a text message with a Facebook code?
That could mean they’re trying to connect their facebook account to your phone number or email address. If you get a message that just gives a confirmation code and no other account name, someone is trying to gain direct access to your Facebook account.
Will Facebook Send me a text message?
If you’ve set up Facebook texts, you can send a text (SMS) to 32665 (FBOOK) to get notifications without using mobile data. Keep in mind that standard messaging rates apply. You can choose what you want to get notified about from your settings.
Why did I get a verification code I didn’t request?
This often happens if another user mistyped your number when trying to enter their own number to register, and can also happen when someone attempts to take over your account. … If someone is trying to take over your account, they need the SMS verification code sent to your phone number to do so.
What number does Facebook send codes from?
Facebook typically sends a 6 digit code either to the phone number linked to your Facebook account or to a linked email address.
Why am I getting a messenger verification code from Google?
The Google account the verification code is either: to log into the mobile users account where they already have the username and password; or. to create a new account linked to that phone number, if they are trying to create an account that cannot be traced back to them, normally for scamming or spam.
What is the six digit verification code?
If you received a 6-digit numerical code through a text message on your mobile phone, this is a Phone Verification code. This is used to confirm that the mobile number in our system belongs to you and that you would like to receive text message notifications on that device.
Is your messages verification code?
It sounds like Google is trying to enable “Chat” (or RCS) messaging for Google Messages. To do this, Google sends out a verification message. If you are seeing the message, it probably means that the phone / messaging app you are using isn’t compatible.
What is a Facebook code?
Code Generator is a security feature for your Facebook app used with two-factor authentication. When you turn it on, your phone will generate a special security code that you can use to verify it’s you when you log in from a new device or browser.