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Old 05-15-2016, 04:00 AM
 
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I found out that my ex has been logged into my facebook email since I was on her computer way back in the relationship, and must not have signed out, or I did and she got the password.

So is their a way I can log her out to stop her from reading it and sending bad emails to people I know? Even if I change my password she is still logged in. Is their a way to log her out? I tried reading instructions on how to do this on facebook, but they leave a lot out and skip some steps it seems or my facebook does not have the clickable options, they are talking about.

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Old 05-15-2016, 05:23 AM
 
Location: A State of Mind
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I have no interest in FB, but it does seem you may need to find out from them, unless there is the chance that someone here has had the same issue and can guide you. You will likely need to change the password, sign out and sign in again, which would invalidate your old pass OR need to change to a new email address and password altogether. You could try doing a "general search" for "How-to instructions" by users answering such questions, as on U-Tube, etc.
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Old 05-15-2016, 09:14 AM
 
Location: Mount Airy, Maryland
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I have to believe that once you change your password she will immediately be locked out. If that does not work you can alway delete the account and start up again but of course you will lose all your history, pics etc.
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Old 05-15-2016, 11:27 AM
 
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I have to believe that once you change your password she will immediately be locked out. If that does not work you can alway delete the account and start up again but of course you will lose all your history, pics etc.
My first thought was changing the password too. But after reading about social media and crazy exes of both sexes I don't think it would be hard to hack into again. TGIDHFB - Thank God I Don't Have Facebook.

I have an account under my dead nephews name because of a penny project we are doing and just for grins I went in and you can "Unfriend" someone.
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Old 05-15-2016, 03:28 PM
 
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Once you change the password she should be logged out. Two possibilities...

When you reset the password does Facebook send an email containing the password to the account you registered with? If so she's probably logging into your other email account to get the password. As a precautionary measure I would change the passwords on any account you have.

The other possibility is she is spoofing the email making it appear that it's coming from you. This is pretty easy to do. There isn't much you can do about it other than contacting who she is sending the email through or call the police. You can change the "From" field to something different and tell your contacts that is the one that is legitimate, I'd only do that with close family and friends. If you have mutual friends they could tell her this and she would be able to change it on her end too.
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Old 05-16-2016, 10:26 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Just change the password. Period. There's no possible way she can still be logged in if you do that.

Go into your SETTINGS, then SECURITY.

Click WHERE YOU'RE LOGGED IN. Right there you can see every where you are logged in and you can end those sessions in one click.

You can also enable LOGIN ALERTS, AND LOGIN approvals.

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But after reading about social media and crazy exes of both sexes I don't think it would be hard to hack into again. TGIDHFB - Thank God I Don't Have Facebook.
Thank GOD? Really?
Ugh... a little knowledge goes a long way. FB is like a lot of things in life: only what YOU make it.
I found family on FB I didn't know I have. I reconnected with a friend of my dead mother and had dinner with her while in Florida. AMAZING!
For every "creepy ex Facebook stalking sotry" I can show you 10 where FB had a positive impact on someone's life.

#TiredOfTheFBHateOnCityData
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Old 05-16-2016, 10:44 AM
 
Location: Forests of Maine
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Change the password.

Use at least one capital letter, use at least one small letter, use at least one number, use at least one special character, use at least 15 characters total.


Like: " abcdABCD1234!@#$ "

They say to avoid using names or words, but if you mix it up, you should be fine, like: " 123TOM,DICKandHARRY456& "

Or you could type your street address with a twist to it, like hold the shift-key for every other letter.
So that " 123mainstreet " becomes " 1@3MaInStReEt "

Change your password.
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Old 05-16-2016, 11:17 AM
 
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Just change the password. Period. There's no possible way she can still be logged in if you do that.
Do they send the new password in an email when you change it?
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Old 05-16-2016, 11:19 AM
 
Location: Forests of Maine
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Do they send the new password in an email when you change it?
When I change my password, they TXT a code to my cellphone. I use that code to reset the password.
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Old 05-16-2016, 11:32 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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They never send a new password. They send a link to your email that takes you to a web page where you can change it.

Or you can do it like Submariner above.
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