Facebook is one of the most used social networks worldwide, which contains information from countless users. The latter makes it a double-edged sword that can put the safety of netizens at risk.

That is why it is important to rigorously control the income to our accounts to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands . Today we will show you how to find out how many Facebook sessions you have open and from what devices.

Steps to know the number of Facebook sessions you have open

If you are using a computer

  1. After logging in from the web, you must click on the arrow located in the upper right corner, right next to the notification bell. A menu with several options will be displayed and you must select settings and privacy . Later, another group of options will appear, press the configuration option.
  2. The general settings of your Facebook account will be displayed on the screen. In the bar on the left side you must find and click on the security and login option .
  3. In this section you will be able to see all the devices through which you have entered the social network. You even have access to the IP address, location, date and time of connection. In addition, it allows you to know what kind of devices they are and which ones have an active session at that moment.

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  4. The devices are arranged in chronological order , with the recently connected ones at the top. You can also see if the entry was through a browser or application.

Through the application on a phone or tablet

  1. After logging into your account from the app, you must press the menu box , which has three horizontal stripes and is in the upper right corner.
  2. Once the menu is open, you must go down and look for the configuration and privacy option. Another group of options will be displayed, you must click on settings.
  3. Look for the option «follow
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  5. In this section you can see the latest devices that have been logged in. If you press the option see all, all sessions will be broken down indicating date, time, place and device.
  6. It is also important to keep the application up to date to keep up with security improvements.

What to do if I detect an unknown or suspicious device?

If you are not familiar with some of the devices connected to your account, you can quickly close those sessions. To do this, you must search for the device in question and click on a button located just to the right.

A box will appear that says isn’t it you? and just below the exit option which you must press. This process is similar in the app and on the website.

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Those open sessions can be related to other applications on your phone or tablet. This is because the account can be used to log into other apps or websites. However, if you are not sure of the origin, it is advisable to close the Facebook session.

How to prevent this from happening again?

Below we will list other options that the security and login section offers to strengthen the security of your account:

  1. The section set up additional security allows you to modify your account so that it will notify you every time a strange device connects. You just have to enable the option to receive notifications . This will allow you to act in case an intruder tries to enter your account.
  2. You can determine which devices and browsers are enabled to save your login information.
  3. Two-step authentication requires the use of a security code to log in. The latter is sent either by mail or text message to the person who manages the account. In addition, you can determine which devices are frequently used, and therefore do not need the verification code.
  4. If you consider that an unwanted person has your login details, you can change the password. By doing this, make sure that the new key is more complex and different from the one you use on other websites.
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