In the last few days you have been trying to login to your Facebook account but the operation fails and you cannot understand why. In fact, there could be many reasons why this happens: you may have been blocked by Facebook for an alleged violation of the terms of service or, even worse, you may have been the victim of a cyber attack. Or maybe you just forgot the right password to log in – that often happens too!
In any case, it seems clear to me that you now want to know how to recover your Facebook account . So let me give you a hand and help you – as far as possible – to reach your goal. In the next chapters, in fact, I will explain to you in detail how you can regain possession of your account regardless of the reason why you can no longer access it.
Are you ready to start? Well, then let’s not waste any more time chatting and let’s get right into the heart of this post. I’m sure that, after reading, you will have no doubts about how to recover your account and you will soon be able to return to sharing photos, videos and other content with your friends. Happy reading and good luck for everything!
How to recover forgotten Facebook account
Let’s start by seeing how to recover forgotten Facebook account . If you no longer remember your profile login credentials and that is why you are unable to log in, this is the part of the article that interests you most.
How to recover Facebook account without email and password
Are you unable to access your account because you have forgotten your email and password ? Don’t worry, now I will explain the exact procedure that will allow you to recover the access data to your Facebook account. You will see, it is not too complicated an operation to complete. Below I will explain how to do it from mobile and computer.
- From mobile – start the official Facebook app on your Android or iOS / iPadOS device , tap on the Forgot password? present on the login screen and write the telephone number associated with your account in the appropriate text field . Then, click on the Find your account button . By doing so, you will be shown the account associated with your mobile number and will also partially indicate the email address you registered with, which should help you remember the address you actually registered with. Then choose the method by which to receive the code associated with your account (Confirm via e-mail or Confirm via SMS ), press the Continue button , enter the code that was sent to you to login in the appropriate text field and decide whether to remain connected on the other devices on which you were logged in or to disconnect from these and press the Continue button again . In the new screen opened, type the new password with which to access Facebook, press the Continue button and that’s it.
- From your computer – go to the Facebook login page , click on the link Forgot your password? , which is located just below the fields in which to enter the login data, write the mobile number associated with your account in the appropriate text field on the right and click on the Search button . In the new page that has opened, you can see the email address associated with your account in partial form, which should help you remember the address you used during registration. All you have to do is select the method with which to recover the account ( Send code via e-mail or Send code via SMS ), click on the Continue button, enter the code you received via e-mail or SMS in the appropriate text field and click on the Continue button . In conclusion, write the new password you want to use for access in the appropriate text field, choose whether to disconnect from the other devices that have been logged in with your account and click on the Continue button .
For more information on how to enter Facebook without email and password, I refer you to reading the article that I dedicated entirely to the topic.
How to recover a friend’s Facebook account
Do you want to recover a friend’s Facebook account ? This is feasible, but only if the Trusted friends function has been activated for the account to be recovered. This function, as you can guess from its name, allows you to re-import a new password with the help of at least three trusted people (whose friendship you must have on Facebook). Here’s how to use it.
- From mobile – open the Facebook app on your Android / iOS / iPadOS device , presses the word Forgot password? present on the login screen and, after searching for your account through the procedure that I have already shown you in the previous chapter , touch the item Show my trusted contacts and type the full name of one of them. A series of indications will appear on the screen including a special link containing the recovery codeonly contacts you have marked as trusted friends can access. Each friend must open the link and communicate the displayed code: you will have to enter the codes that your friends will indicate to you in the appropriate text fields displayed on the screen and follow the instructions that appear to regain possession of the account.
- From your computer – go to the Facebook login page , click on the link Forgot your password? , click on the link Forgot your password? located on the right and, after searching for your account through the procedure I have already indicated in the previous chapter , click on the item Show my trusted contacts and provide the full name of one of them. A series of instructions will appear on the screen including a special link , which contains the recovery codeonly contacts you have included as trusted friends can access. Each of these will have to open the link, communicate the displayed code and you will have to enter all the codes received in the appropriate text fields , taking care to follow the instructions that appear on the screen, so as to regain possession of the account.
How to recover stolen Facebook account
Want to know how to recover hacked Facebook account ? Apparently, you haven’t listened to my advice on how to protect your Facebook profile and your account has been the victim of a cyber attack. Well, luckily for you all is not lost.
First, try logging into your account using your login credentials. If you are lucky because the attacker who attacked your profile has not changed the access key to the account, change it immediately (if you do not know how to do it, read the tutorial in which I explain in detail how to change your Facebook password) and activate two-factor authentication to prevent unwanted new logins from being made in the future.
If you are unable to log in, you can try to recover your account by connecting to this page set up by the Facebook team (you can do it both from mobile and from computer), which allows users to report any compromises to their profile.
Once on the page in question, indicate what makes you think you have been the victim of a cyber attack (eg I found a post, message or event on my account that I did not create or someone else is logged in to my account without my authorization ) and click on the Continue button , to start the wizard that should allow you to turn your account back on and regain control of it.
By visiting the Facebook help center you can find other information with which to secure your account and remedy any damage caused by the attacker who stole your profile (e.g. purchases on unauthorized applications, anomalous activity in your advertising account, etc.). I’m sure the Facebook team will be able to provide you with all the support you need!
How to recover disabled Facebook account
Do you want to recover a disabled Facebook account of your own free will (as I explained to you in my dedicated guide)? Well, in this case you just need to log in again using your social network login credentials. In this way you will “magically” regain access to your profile.
If you do not remember the access password, run the password recovery wizard: press the Forgot password? Link . and follow the instructions that appear on the screen to log in again. If you find it difficult to follow the password recovery wizard that is proposed to you by the social network, please read the detailed explanation that you find in the previous chapters .
How to recover blocked Facebook account
If your account has actually been blocked by mistake, visit this link (you can do it both from mobile and from computer), in order to connect to the Facebook support page that allows you to submit a request for analysis of the deactivation procedure of your account.
Then fill in the form that you see on the screen by typing in the field the access e-mail address or telephone number , the e-mail address or the telephone number at which you wish to be contacted and with which you have made the registration to the service; your name and surname as they are indicated in your Facebook account in the field Your name and surname and attach to your request the scan of your valid identity document by clicking on Choose file and selecting the file (possibly in JPEG format) from your device.
Finally, click on the Submit button to submit your request. As soon as possible, Facebook should give you an answer and, if it finds out that you are not guilty of any violation, it will promptly reactivate your account.
How to recover deleted Facebook account
Have you come to this guide to know if it is possible to recover deleted Facebook account ? The answer is “it depends”.
If you have started the procedure to permanently unsubscribe from Facebook for less than 30 days , you can reactivate your account by logging into the social network following the procedure I indicated earlier .
If, on the other hand, more than 30 days have passed since you started the cancellation procedure from Facebook, I’m sorry but unfortunately you can no longer recover your account , as also indicated on the Facebook site . However, you can create a new one to use the social network and get in touch with your friends again.
In case of problems
If you have followed the instructions I gave you in the previous paragraphs, it is very likely that you have completed today ‘s enterprise : recover your Facebook account . If, on the other hand, you are not successful in your intent because you have encountered some problem in carrying out the various procedures that I have indicated in the article, do not throw in the towel: you can still try to understand the genesis of your problem by visiting the center Facebook assistance that contains the answer to the main doubts and problems faced by users.
As soon as you have connected to the Facebook help center via the link I provided you a moment ago, type in the search bar located at the top the keyword that best identifies your problem (e.g. login problems , account disabled , etc. .) and, in the drop-down menu that you see on the screen, select the article that, in your opinion, can help you to concretely solve your problem.
Even in this case, were you unable to find useful information to regain possession of your account? Keep calm and don’t lose heart! Perhaps the solution to your problems is right in front of your eyes: I’m referring to the Popular Topics section that you find at the bottom of the Facebook help center home page, where you will find the answer to the main questions posed by users. Look for the article that answers your question and that you find in one of the categories indicated.
I am convinced that, thanks to the numerous articles published by the staff of the popular social network, you will be able to find the answers to your questions and, in no time at all, you will finally be able to recover your Facebook account!