How To Check When A Facebook Account Was Created

Your Quick Answer: 

To check the Facebook account creation date, go to www.facebook.com and then log into your account. 

Click on the profile picture icon and then click on Settings & privacy, next, click on Settings. Then, click on Your Facebook Information from the right sidebar. 

Next, you need to click on Acess Profile information. Then click on Personal information from the left sidebar. 

Immediately, you’ll be displayed on the Profile information page. You need to look under the Your account creation date to see the date on which your account was created. 

To see the other’s account creation date, you need to go to his profile and check the Joined (date) from his bio section in the profile tab. 

You can also scroll to the bottom of the timeline to see the first activity and get to know the date of the profile creation. 

The date of the first activity above the birth date post is the date of account creation. 

How To Check When a Facebook Account was Created:

Try the methods below:

1. Check Your Creation Date from Profile:

Try the below steps:

Step 1: Click on Profile icon and Settings & privacy > Settings

If you’re looking to know the date of account creation, you can get it easily from your profile settings. 

You need to perform these steps using a laptop. You have to open a web browser on your laptop and then head on to the official website of Facebook which is www.facebook.com. Next, you need to log into your profile by entering the login credentials correctly and then clicking on the login button.

Click on the Settings & privacy

After logging in, you’ll be taken to the homepage of Facebook. At the top right corner, you’ll be able to see your profile picture icon. Click on it. You’ll be displayed certain options. Click on the Settings & privacy option from the list. Next, you need to click on Settings. 

click on Settings

Step 2: Click on Your Facebook information

After clicking on Settings, you’ll be taken to the General Account Settings page. On the left sidebar, you’ll be presented with a list of options. You need to click on the Your Facebook Information option which is the third option on the list. As soon as you click on Your Facebook Information, you will be able to see that on the right section of the screen, it will open up the Your Facebook Information page. 

click on the Your Facebook Information option

 It may be years ago that you joined Facebook but there’s very little chance that you can remember the exact date of joining this platform. But Facebook keeps track of every activity on your profile so it can also help you know the account creation date. 

Step 3: Click on ‘Access profile information’ > Personal information

On the Your Facebook Information page, you’ll be able to see different options. You need to click on the first option i.e Access your information.

click on Access your information.

It will take you to the following page. On the left sidebar, you’ll be able to see the Access your information header. Under it, there will be different options displayed, you’ll be able to see the Personal information option at the second position. Click on Personal information to proceed with checking your account creation date. 

Click on Personal Information

Immediately the Personal information page will be displayed on the right section of the screen. 

As Facebook keeps track of your account activities, you’ll be able to find that all the details that you’ve added to your Facebook profile, are stored in the Profile information section. 

Step 4: Check Date on ‘Your account creation date’

The final step to see the date of account creation is to look at Your account creation date that’s below the Profile information header. Below Your account creation date, you’ll be able to see a message on The date that you created your account and below it, you’ll be able to see a date, month, and year. It’s the account creation date. 

The date that you created your account

If you want to get to see other information about you, you can click on the About you option that’s below the account creation date. 

Now, if you want to see the account creation date of your friend’s account, then you’ll need to follow and use other methods to do that. Below are two ways to find your friend’s account creation date. 

How to Check When Someone Else Created Facebook Account:

1. From Profile Tab:

If you want to check the account creation date of others’ Facebook profiles, you can get it directly from his profile tab. 

But by following this method, you won’t be able to get to see the exact date, just the month and the year. 

You need to use the official app of Facebook to see the account creation date of other people’s profiles.

Here are the steps you need to perform to find the account creation date of your friend’s account:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Make sure that the Facebook application is updated to its latest version from the Play Store or App Store. Connect your mobile device with stable WiFi or turn on its internet connection. 

Step 2: Open the Facebook application. 

Step 3: Next, you need to log into your Facebook account by entering the login credentials correctly on the login page and then click on Log In. 

Step 4: Next, will be taken to the homepage of your account. You need to click on the magnifying glass icon. 

click on the magnifying glass icon

Step 5: Then, enter the name of the person in the search bar and then search for the person’s account. 

Step 6: From the search results, get into the account.

search results

Step 7: Scroll to the bio section. You’ll be able to see the Joined (month year). 

see the Joined (month year)

2. Scroll Down to Last to See First Activity:

In some profiles, you may not be able to see the account creation month and year. But there’s another possible way to find out his profile creation year or date. You need to find the first activity or post uploaded by the user to see its date and find out when the account is created.

However, this process can be a time-consuming method as it needs you to scroll down through their timeline to see the first activity.

On the timeline, you’ll be displayed with the newer post at the top and as you scroll down through the timeline, you’ll be able to see the older posts. You need to find the oldest of them which should be the first post or the first activity. It should be above the date of birth post. However, if the user is not much active on Facebook or has not posted much stuff on his account, it won’t take much time to find out his first activity by scrolling down to the bottom of the timeline. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. How to check when you joined Facebook on mobile?

To check when you’ve created your account: 

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Go to the Settings & privacy section on the web Facebook. 

Step 2: Next, click on Settings and then click on Your Facebook information. 

Step 3: Click on Access your information. 

Step 4: Then, click on Personal information and see the date of account creation under Your account creation date. 

2. How long have I been on Facebook today?

If you want to know how much time you’ve spent on Facebook on a particular date, you need to see the battery usage on Facebook. It displays the time in hours, seeing which you’ll be able to know if you’ve spent less time or more time on Facebook on that date. But you can only see this on the Facebook app and not on the web Facebook. 

3. Why is the Facebook joined date not showing?

If the Facebook joined date is not being shown on the profile of some users, it’s because the user has hidden it. But you can scroll down to the end of his timeline to see the first activity posted or uploaded but the user to find his date of joining. The date of joining is generally shown above the birth date post. 

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