How to Recover Your Facebook Account When You Can No Longer Log InAdvertisement Did you forget your password and can no longer log in? Or was your account hacked?
You are not alone! Hundreds of people turn to us with similar questions every day. Fortunately, Facebook offers several automated ways to reclaim your account. Whether you forgot your password or can no longer log in because a hacker changed it, you have several options. We’ll show you how to recover your Facebook account, step-by-step.
Note: This article covers everything I know about Facebook account recovery. Read this article, read the comments, and if you still have questions, leave your own comment and hope for the best. There’s nothing more I know or can do to help. 1. Are You Still Logged In Somewhere?
Before you try to recover your account, check whether you are still logged into Facebook on any of your devices. This could be another browser or browser profile on your computer, your Facebook Android or iOS app, or a mobile browser, for example on your tablet.
If you can access Facebook anywhere, proceed to step 1a of our article on what to do when your Facebook account got hacked.4 Things to Do Immediately When Your Facebook Account Is Hacked 4 Things to Do Immediately When Your Facebook Account Is HackedHaving your Facebook account hacked is a nightmare. A stranger now has access to all your personal information and could harass your friends and followers. Here’s what you can do to contain the damage.Read More
Note: If you set up two-factor authentication and have lost access to your Code Generator, here’s how to recover your account. 2. Have You Tried the Default Account Recovery Options Yet? OK, so you could not find a device where you were still logged into Facebook. Let’s proceed with the recovery then. If possible, use a network or computer from which you’ve logged into your Facebook account before.
First, you need to identify your account. Head to the Facebook recover page and use an email address or phone number you previously added to your Facebook account. Even if it doesn’t say so, you can also use your Facebook username.