There could be a number of reasons which can keep you from
accessing your Facebook account. Whether you have lost your FB account
password, your account has been hacked or disabled, you won’t be able to access
your account. So, you need to perform the recovery process in every case.
FB is the most intuitive social media platform thus offering plenty of options to recover your Facebook account. Even if the hacker changed your password, you got ways to recuperate your account using simple tricks.
Here are the ways using which you can recover your Facebook
account that is no longer accessible:
Method 1: Check
if you are already logged in:
If you are already logged in to Facebook from any device, you
can recover your account without getting the reset password code. So what you
need to do is; change your password and recuperate your account from the hands
of hackers. If you are logged in somewhere and able to perform activities from there, use the
below-given steps to change the password:
the “down” arrow from the top right corner of the FB page
Security and login
Tap on Edit
and then Change password
your current password and then create a new one
Select Save Changes
Method 2: Try
the default recovery options:
If you have lost access to your account and you are nowhere
logged in, you need to perform the traditional recovery methods. Here are the
ways you can use to recover your FB account:
password using email id:
FB always asks you to add a recovery/secondary email address
which you can later use to recover your account. In order to recover your
password use the email address using the below-given steps:
FB.com using browser and open the login page
on “Forgot Password” to recover the
On the next
screen, choose “recovery email” from the list of options.
email address that you registered with FB.
adding the recovery, you will be asked to log in to the same address.
are logged in, you need to access the recovery link sent by FB.
you can add the recovery code you receive on the email.
account using the registered phone number:
to the Facebook sign-in page
on Facebook password on the prompt screen
select the “get a code from my
receive the recovery code on your phone.
your password and repeat it to confirm
to your account using the same password.
Method 3: Report
the hack to
If your account has been hacked, you can directly report it
to Facebook using the option namely “report
it as compromised”. Follow the steps to do so:
your email Id or phone number associated with your Facebook account
will be asked to enter your Current
password and email address
Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the process.
Facebook will recover your account if it finds it compromised
and you will receive a notification on your email as well phone.
Method 4: Use
trusted contacts to recover FB account:
Your trusted contacts will help you recover your FB account.
All, you need is to identify your trusted contacts. The step-by-step method is
given here below:
Sign in to
your Facebook account
the home screen of Facebook, go to Settings that is present at the upper-right
corner of the screen.
left corner, click Security and login
Choose friends area.
In the What
are trusted contacts dialog box, select Choose trusted contacts
satisfied with the list of chosen contacts, click Close
Now, once you are done setting up the list of your trusted
contacts, follow the below-given steps to use them to regain the access to your
Facebook login page
On the Reset, your Password page, click No longer have access to these.
on “How Can we reach you” screen,
type the email address as well as a phone number.
Reveal my trusted contacts and then type the name of your contacts
instructions you receive and the recovery code link. Send the same link to your
friends and ask them to share the code with you
code to recover your Facebook account
If nothing works in your case, you can simply create a new
one. This happens when your account recovery information is not updated, and
you have no option to receive the verification code or not able to verify your
identity. In such cases, no recovery method can help you retrieve your account.
But if your account is really crucial to you, it is advisable to contact upon
Facebook customer support.
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