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Saturday, February 14, 2015

5 Simple Steps to Prepare Your Facebook Account for After Death

Facebook has added a new feature to allow a Legacy Contact to manage your account, in limited but important ways, after you die.

With so many people turning to Facebook to memorialize friends and family, it's critical that you take a couple of moments to add a spouse, relative, or trusted friend as your Legacy Contact.



Facebook Legacy Contact, technology tips

5 Simple Steps to set up a Legacy Contact:

1. From the Newsfeed or any group page, select the arrow in the upper right hand corner.



Facebook Legacy Contact


2. Select "Settings."



Facebook Legacy Contact

3. In the left column, select "Security."


Facebook Legacy Contact


4. To the lower right, select "Edit" in the "Legacy Contact" row.


Facebook Legacy Contact


5. Add the appropriate information and press "Done."

This is what it will look like when fully set up:



Facebook Legacy Contact


Don't forget to tell your Facebook friends about this by sharing this post.

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All images were created using a Surface Pro 3 and OneNote 2013.

3 comments:

NiftythriftyLady Jen Ward said...

I had no idea about this feature! Thanks for sharing!

Cari Dunn said...

I've never heard of this. Thanks for posting!

Anonymous said...

Great information! I started this process yesterday. I often wondered what would be needed. now I know and i have gotten it done.

Dianne in the desert