Have you ever been a victim of a hacked Facebook account and would like to recover your hacked account with ease? then here’s a perfect guide to retrieving your hacked Facebook account hackers.
In our previous post, we saw how to recover a disabled Facebook account, however, on another look, we saw that the rate at which Facebook accounts is been hacked is getting very high and most hackers even go to the extent of changing the e-mail and phone number attached to your Facebook account.
Moreover, this facebook recovery strategy will help you retrieve your hacked Facebook account without the phone number or mail necessary attached but it will make the process faster if it’s still intact.
But if on the contrary, you would like to block the account and not recover it then we’ll drop a quick guide to that before we hit the nail on the head.
How to Block a Hacked Facebook Account
Facebook has made a report account available so that when your account or account of those close to you is been comprised you/they can easily lock the account by reporting it.
When you’ve been hacked, simply tell 5-10 of your friends to report the hacked account, doing this will loosen the hackers’ grip on the account and make recovering more easier.
How to Recover a Hacked Facebook Account with Phone Number/Mail
Now, on getting back your compromised Facebook account back; we’ll follow just 10 steps to make our account recovery a success; don’t worry, it takes just 10mins.
- Firstly, launch your browser and visit Facebook Report Compromised Account Page (https://web.facebook.com/hacked),
- Click the “Your account has been Compromised“
- Now, input either your mail, phone number or username currently on the account,
- Wait some moment for Facebook to search for matching users
- Next, is to provide Facebook with any password that you’ve used on the account before; not necessarily the current one.
- After inputting the old password, you would get a pop-up saying “you entered an old password“
- Now, tap on the “reset my password” button.
- Since your primary email would be changed as well and obviously you don’t wish your reset Facebook password link to be sent to the hackers’ account, so, Click on the “no longer have access to these?” link.
- Almost there, Now input the new email address that you want Facebook to send the password reset link. Also, do ensure you set it as your primary email.
- Finally, open the mail sent by Facebook in the sent mail to complete your account recovery process.
in step 4, If you entered your phone number and it didn’t work try entering your email or Login name.) Your email is most preferable.
That’s all on recovering a hacked Facebook account within minutes.
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How to Recover a Hacked Facebook Account Without Phone Number/e-mail
This applies to those who aren’t able to recover their Facebook account due to the fact that the hacker is very swift and has changed every detail pertaining to the account and there’s no way to reach it by searching for it with the previous step.
And I’ll say this to everyone, if you’ve not linked your e-mail to your Facebook account then you’re endangering your account if it gets compromised, so I will urge anyone reading this to link a valid mail to his/her Facebook account and verify to avoid complications.
This recovery guide will be useless to you if there’s no mail attached to your account, so proceed if you set up your account correctly.
- Firstly, open the Gmail account linked to your Facebook account,
- Now find the mail notifying you of the changed password,
- Tap on “Secure Your Account” and you’ll be redirected to a Facebook checkpoint were all recent changes to your Facebook account,
- After hitting the Continue button, you’ll be given 3 quick options to recover your account of which identifying photos of friends is recommended.
- Select identify photos of friends and proceed. (Recommended) or you choose any of your choices.
- After successfully identifying all 5 photos of friends, you will be redirected to another screen.
- Select and delete the phone number and email of the hacker.
- On successfully doing all this, you will be redirected to a fresh page thanking you for making a review of the hacked Facebook account.
- Now tap on Go to the news feed and the hacked Facebook account is recovered successfully
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