About email confirmations from Facebook

We send email confirmations to help keep your account secure.
Learn more about what you can do if you're having trouble accessing your account.
Why and when we send email confirmations
We send email confirmations when you:
  • Create a new Facebook account
  • Add a new email to an existing account
  • To confirm that you own this email, click on the link in the confirmation email.
    If you haven't created a new account
    Note: If someone else used your email when they created their facebook account, it won't be added to their account if it isn't confirmed.
    If you received a confirmation request for an account you didn't create, then you can:
    • File a report
    • Click the link at the bottom of the email to let us know this wasn't you
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