If you have signed up for a new Facebook account or want to make any configuration changes to your existing account, you will normally receive a confirmation link from Facebook. This link is sent directly to the email address associated with your account and so can be accessed simply by opening your email. In this tutorial, we'll show you what you can do if you do not receive this link.
Note: This should also work if your Instagram code has not been received (as Facebook acquired Instagram).
In order to complete the signup procedure for Facebook, you are required to confirm the email address used to create your account. Facebook conducts this verification by sending a link to your email address, which you can follow to confirm your signup.
How To Confirm Your Facebook Email Address
To confirm your email address, just click or tap on the link sent by Facebook to your email address and you will be automatically redirected to Facebook. This way, your email address will be confirmed and you can use the social network.
If you have not yet received this confirmation email, here are a few steps you can take if you didn’t receive a confirmation email.
What to Do When Facebook Confirmation Email Isn't Received
Common internet errors (e.g. the use of "www" in an email address) or even entering the incorrect email address may be the cause of this issue. If this is the case, Facebook provides a form for users to submit to fix the issue. Once submitted, Facebook will resend your code to the correct address.
You should also make sure that you are attempting to log in with the exact email address that was provided at registration. Many times, users register with an incorrect email domain, such as comcast.com, as opposed to the correct comcast.net.
In some cases, your internet service provider may have blocked the confirmation email from hitting your inbox due to security precautions. Be sure to check all spam and junk folders in your mailbox before looking for alternate solutions. If you used a Gmail account, check your Social folder to be sure that the email hasn't been filed away without your knowledge.
It's also possible that network and frequency errors on the internet have caused the delay in your code's delivery.
If You Created Your Account With Your Mobile Phone Number
If you created an account with your mobile phone number and didn't get an SMS with a confirmation code, try these steps.
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