Are you having trouble logging into your Facebook account? This usually happens when you have forgotten your login password, a hacker has hacked your account, or Facebook has suspended your account due to unusual activities. Well, whatever the reason, you don’t have to worry because there are some methods available that can help you recover your Facebook account.
Though Facebook provides several automatic recovery options that help in most cases. But, in some cases such as when your account has been hacked and all security information has been changed or the account has been suspended, you rely on some expert tips to recover Facebook account.
In this article, we are covering everything we know about Facebook account recovery options. You just need to follow all the steps mentioned below very carefully.
How to Recover Facebook Account?
To recover your Facebook account, walk through the below process depending on the situation to your account.
Try the Default Facebook Account Recovery Option
If you have forgotten your password or your username or even if someone managed to hack your Facebook account and changed the password, still there are several options to regain access to your hacked Facebook account.
Follow these steps to recover the Facebook account using the default Facebook account recovery process.
Go to facebook.com/recover and identify your account using your registered email address or phone number or your username or your full name.
Once you successfully identify your account, Facebook will show you the rest of the process to recover the Facebook account. See screenshot.
Before choosing an option to reset the Facebook password, carefully check the Facebook account recovery details like your email IDs & phone number.
Facebook account recovery email address(es) and phone number listed on that particular account should belong to you because Facebook will send a six-digit confirmation code on these registered mobile number or email address to confirm your identity.
If you found the details correct, then choose a desirable option to recover the Facebook account and click on the Continue button.
Now sign to your registered email address and look for a new Facebook email or look into the text message box of your phone because you will receive a six-digit secret code.
Once you receive the code, enter that six-digit confirmation code in the box, then click the Continue button.
Finally, choose a new strong password and click on Continue.
Important If you suspect that your Facebook account was hacked, immediately update your contact details and choose a strong password.
Remove all unknown email address (es) and phone number (s).
No Longer Have Access to Saved Contact Details or Security Options? Try This Recovery Process.
A few days ago, I have received an email from one of our readers asking this question? How can I recover my Facebook account password if no email ID or mobile phone number belongs to my account?
Well, you may identify your account in the above procedure.
But most probably your email address(es) and phone number(s) could have changed by the hackers and you may no longer have access to these.
In that case, simply click on No longer have access to these? link and provide a new email address or phone number that will help Facebook to contact you about recovering your account.
After entering the new email or phone number, click on the Continue button.
Next, it will ask you a security question related to your account.
If provided answer by you match with your account, it will ask you to choose a new password so that you can recover your FB account.
Try this Option to Recover a Hacked Facebook Account
If you believe that your account has been hacked and your connections or friends are getting spam or adult messages from your account, you should report Facebook your account was hacked.
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If you’ll Google for online Facebook hacking tools, you will find so many software, apps and web articles about how to hack Facebook account password.
However, these kinds of tricks to hack Facebook password specially made to hack your account.
So never think to hack someone’s Facebook account.
Follow instructions to recover Facebook account password.
- Go to facebook.com/hacked to recover the Facebook account and click on My Account Is Compromised button.
- Search your Facebook account with your email address(s), phone number(s), username or your full name.
- Now the next window will ask you to Enter a Current or Old Password, just enter your old or current password and click on the Continue button. Next click on the reset password button to recover the Facebook account.
- Finally, create a unique and strong password for your account and click on Continue.
Now, all done. Hope you’ve successfully recovered your account :-)
How to Enable or Reactivate a Disabled Facebook Account?
Facebook Account Disabled?
You can still try the following procedure to recover a disabled Facebook account. If Facebook has disabled your account, you will not be able to log into your account and FB will come up with a message like this –
Account Disabled: Your account has been disabled. If you have any questions or concerns, you can visit our FAQ page here.
If you did not see the above message, it means something else went wrong with your account.
And if you see that “Your Account Has Been Permanently Disabled“, it means that now you’ll never get back your account :-(
Only for a temporarily disabled account, you can try this to recover the Facebook account.
Why Facebook Disabled Accounts?
Generally, when a user violates Facebook terms & rules or someone reports against your profile, this type of action has to take by the company.
Read out the complete guidelines and conditions of Facebook, go to the terms & policies of Facebook. Read the Facebook terms? Be loyal.
Here are the steps to recover the disabled account.
If you think your account was disabled by mistake, submit an appeal to reactivate your account.
Click here to submit the appeal form and fill out the below information:
- Registered Login email address or mobile number.
- Your full name that belongs to your account.
- Date of the birthday as listed on your account.
- Any ID (identity) in JPEG format.
- Additional info about your account.
Yes, these things are mandatory to recover a disabled account but Additional infobox is optional.
In ID(s), you will have to provide an identity to confirm that the account you’re recovering belongs to you. You can provide any government approved ID like PAN Card, Driving license, Voter ID card, Aadhar card either.
Provide a JPEG formatted picture if possible.
Once you filled the above information, click on Send.
This will send the appeal to Facebook.
Have patience and wait for a few days.
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