How to recover a hacked Facebook account? No need to worry! Follow our guide, and you can get your account back quickly and easily. So let’s find out!
If someone has just hacked your Facebook account, you don’t need to worry!
The platform places great emphasis on security and user protection. Therefore, you can recover your account quickly. Moreover, you can do it on your mobile device or computer, as long as you do it right.
So how to recover a hacked Facebook account? Let’s read on to find out!
How to Recover a Hacked Facebook Account?
Step 1. First, you need to open your app, a dark-blue app with a white “F” in the center. Next, you go to the login page as you can no longer access your account.
Step 2. Press the “Need Help?” button, which is located below where you need to enter your ID and pass.
Then a new window will pop up. But what if the “Forgot Password?” option appears here; you can skip this step.
Step 3. Press the “Forgot Password?” option, and you’ll go to a site that will allow you to reset your password.
Step 4. Here, you will need to enter the exact phone number or email address you used to register your account. Start with the first text box, where you enter your phone number or email address.
Step 5. Tap the “Search” button, a blue button under the text box. If you enter the correct email or phone number, you will see your Facebook account.
Step 6. Here, you can choose one of the possible methods to recover your account. Choose one of the following options.
- Via email: You receive a code via your email and use that code to recover.
- Via SMS: You receive a message from Fb to the phone number you used to register your account. It is also the code for you to recover your pass.
Step 7. Select the “Continue” button, a dark blue button below your account recovery options. So, you will receive the code by phone or mail, depending on your chosen method.
If you choose to receive the code via SMS, you will need to open the message on your phone. Then find the latest message from the platform to get five or six digits and find the six-digit code in the text message.
Step 8. Enter your code into the text box before entering your six-digit code from the SMS or email.
When you receive the code, you have a few minutes to enter it before it is disabled. You can press the “Resend Code” to request another different code.
Step 9. Tap the “Continue: button, and go to the next page. You can select the “Log me out of other devices” item before tapping “Continue” to log out the account from all other devices, including the hacker’s device.
Step 10: It’s time to enter your new password in the text box.
Make sure your password is strong enough. It should include both letters and numbers and not involve easy-to-guess things.
Step 11: Press the “continue” button to change your password to avoid the hacker being able to log into it.
1. How can I get my Facebook account when a Hacker has changed its name?
You can follow the steps above to get your password back. Then you can rename it back.
2. How Do I Get My Facebook Account If I Forgot My Email?
Try to use the phone number to recover your account. If not, contact Facebook for help. You can refer to the video below.
3. What Happens if My Facebook Account Is Hacked?
Often, hackers will change your password once so that they can control your account. You will have to reset your password by following the steps above.
4. How can I contact Facebook support?
It is possible to contact Facebook via their support email: [email protected].
Hopefully, you can get your Facebook account back quickly and easily through this article. Set a password strong enough that you won’t lose it again.
Thank you for reading!