Why am I being asked to add my email address to my Facebook account?

We may use your email address for purposes like:
Learn more about how Facebook uses your email address in our Data Policy. You may see an email suggested for you when we ask you to add your email address. It will only be added to your account if you choose to add it.

We may suggest an email address for you based on information we receive from sources such as:
  • Contact info provided by others on Facebook.
  • An email address that you entered previously but didn't confirm.
  • Your mobile phone or tablet.
Note: Once you confirm your email address, you can adjust notification settings and control who can see your contact info. You can also remove an email address from your account at any time.
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