How to Recover Hacked Facebook Account

How to Recover Hacked Facebook Account

Today, we want to talk about how to recover a hacked Facebook account. Facebook is one of the most popular and the most populated social media sites in recent times. As such, Facebook became a place for hackers to consider, and because of that, many people suffer from hacked or stolen accounts today. Of course, the stolen Facebook account is one of the worst things that can happen to us on Facebook, and we do not want to encounter such an unfortunate event. Before you find the answer, we want to show you what precautions you can take for your Facebook account before it’s hacked or stolen.

  • You should turn off your email from being seen by others so that you can prevent other people from accessing your email.
  • It would help if you made the email address password to which your Facebook account is linked a secure password and do not use only numbers.
  • You should allow Facebook to define a phone number. So, if someone wants to hack your Facebook, you’ll be sent a verification code, and it’s hard to get the Facebook address without giving it to them.
  • Keep your password long. Your password should contain not only letters but also numbers.
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How to Get a Stolen Facebook Account Back

If you receive notifications that someone is trying to log in to your account, your account may have been compromised. If your account is compromised, then it means that someone else is logged in to your account without your permission. Well, if you think someone is logged in to your account without your permission, you should secure your account. We’ll show you a few steps to change your password and get your account back.

If the person who stole your Facebook has not changed the email address to which your Facebook is connected, your job is really easy. You can recover a hacked Facebook account. To do so, you must follow the steps below:

Go to the Facebook login page and click on the ‘’Forgot Password’’ option or just go to the page. For now, let’s look at how to do it with the login page, then we’ll cover the other one.

  • Try to log in first and click on the ”Forgot Password” button. Then you will lead to the Reset Password page.
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  • On the Reset Your Password page, select the ‘Send code via email” option, click on ‘Continue’ and take a look at your email.
reset facebook password
  • After checking your mail, enter the security code on the page that Facebook leads you to.
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  • You can create a new password for your account now.
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  • Now you should have successfully changed your Facebook password. You can start using your account again.
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After these steps, you have retrieved your Facebook address.

How to Recover Through the Hacked Page

If you click on the link we have included above in the article, you can get to the hacked page of Facebook and recover your account from there. Here are the steps:

Once you’re in the page, you will see a set of scenarios. If your account is hacked, pick the one that says ”Someone else got into my account without my permission.”

hacked facebook account

Then, start the process of securing your account. Click on ‘Get Started’ and let Facebook check your account.

How to Recover Facebook Account with No Access to Password or E-Mail

In this situation, someone probably didn’t just change your password and changed your e-mail address, too. Alternatively, you have forgotten the password of your e-mail address that is linked to Facebook, and you can not log in. However, there is no need to worry, you can easily solve this situation, and you can recover a hacked Facebook account.

If you are an old Facebook user:

  • Go to the Facebook login page and click on the ‘‘Forgot Password’’ button.
  • Enter your Facebook account information in the text box, and click the search button.
  • Click to the ‘’You no longer have access to this?’’ option.
  • Then, Facebook will send you to the extended recovery options section. If you’re an old Facebook user, Facebook will ask you to answer some questions when you answered before.

If you are not an old Facebook user:

  • Suppose you are not an old Facebook user and have already chosen trusted contacts, Facebook will send you to do ‘’Trusted Contacts’’ option.
  • You must enter a new e-mail address or a phone number that you know you can access.
  • Then you must click to the ‘’Reveal My Trusted Contacts’’ option and type the name of one of your trusted contacts.
  • Then, you will see a link. This link is special because it contains a security code, and only your trusted contacts can access this code.
  • You must send this link to your friends. So, they can tell you the security code, and you can get your account back.
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What to Do If Password and Email Address Is Changed

In this case, you have two options:

  1. Recover Your Facebook Account With Using Mobile Number.
  2. Recover Your Facebook Account With Using Change Notification.
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If you have linked your mobile number to Facebook:

  • Go to the Facebook login page and click on the ‘’Forgot Password’’ option.
  • Enter your phone number.
  • Enter the recovered code that sent to you
  • Now, you can set your new password.

If you haven’t linked your mobile number to Facebook:

  • Login to your email account, which you previously gave to Facebook.
  • Find the ‘’Your Facebook E-mail Has Changed’ email from Facebook. Open the email and click on the ‘’Secure Your Account’’ link.
  • In the next step, Facebook may ask you for some proof. They may request authentication from you; you can guess who your friends are from their photos or just ask for your birth date.

Conclusions on Recovering a Hacked Facebook Account

Have you suffered the experience of unfair suspension of your Facebook account or even the violation by an attacker? Do you want to tell your story to our readers to allow them to understand how you eventually resolved the situation?

Write to us in the comments to publish your interesting stories that help consumers solve the critical issues encountered every day and on the web. If you liked this article, you may also like our article about how to retrieve deleted Facebook messages as well.

Frequently Asked Questions

In most cases, yes, you can unhack your account back. We assume that you still have access to your e-mail and mobile device.

Well, nobody can know that. There are a lot of ill-intended people outside. Just know that they can do nothing against you with your account.

Facebook will respond to your request within 1 to 3 days, and you will recover your account back easily.

Facebook guidelines do not approve the use of multiple accounts per person. So when they track and find you try to use a new account, they disable it. 

If you’ve set other methods to reset or recover your account, like e-mails or recovery code, you can use them for the process.

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  1. Maddy Anjay
    Maddy Anjay

    I think My fecebook account is hacked plz help me

    • instafollowers


      We highly suggest that you get in touch with Facebook Support and file a complaint.

      • Brandon O
        Brandon O

        Can please advise the best way to contact Facebook security/help desk? My friend’s account was compromised and set up under a new email. Trusted friends was not set up, which is the only solution Facebook has provided to recover and there doesn’t appear to be another way to regain control. Please help!

    • Sazan tamanng
      Sazan tamanng

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      • Antoine Brandon
        Antoine Brandon

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        • Victor

          Hi my account HAS been hack.. And change every access I have to…help

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          Wills umoh

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    • Rey Azon Rey Azon
      Rey Azon Rey Azon

      Pahelp po ako

  2. Shakeel

    My friend facebook account hacked and hacker demand money from her friends how we recover hacked account

    • Obichi Obiwe
      Obichi Obiwe

      My Facebook account is hacked and the hackers are using my name to collect money for other people, please I need help urgently.

  3. Purnojit

    My Facebook account hacked,and he change my email id and phone no,plz help me

    • Obichi Obiwe
      Obichi Obiwe

      My Facebook account is hacked and he changed my email with his own

  4. Yasir ahmed
    Yasir ahmed

    My facebook account hacked pl back my account

  5. Riche romeo
    Riche romeo

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  6. Sazan tamanng
    Sazan tamanng

    My Facebook account is hacked somebody please help me

  7. Deepjwal deepu
    Deepjwal deepu

    I can’t recover my hacked facebook account .My phone number and email has changed the hacker.The code is going to hacker number .what I want to do anyone know what to do pls mash me . My whatsapp number 7736664271

    • Obichi Obiwe
      Obichi Obiwe

      How can I recover my hacked Facebook account since 3days now the hackers are using it and demanding money from my friends.

      • Monica W
        Monica W

        same thing happened to me. did it get resolved? did you get your account back??

  8. Obichi Obiwe
    Obichi Obiwe

    My Facebook account is hacked and my email changed by the impersonator. I need my account back.

  9. Obichi Obiwe
    Obichi Obiwe

    My Facebook account is hacked. So, what do I do to have it back as matter of urgency?

  10. Ochowechi musa
    Ochowechi musa

    My facebook account has been hacked, how can I recover it

  11. Timbell Joe
    Timbell Joe

    My mom needs to recover hacked Facebook account that once belonged to her. She is so sad that it’s gone.

  12. Nwachukwu Happiness
    Nwachukwu Happiness

    Please I need help my Facebook account was hacked and the number and email address was changed.pls help me.

  13. Kiran kumar
    Kiran kumar

    My facebook account hacked please recover

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    Kenny motunrappy

    My Facebook account is hacked pls help me

  15. Joy justine
    Joy justine

    My Facebook account has been hacked and the person have changed both the number and my email.
    Pls how do I recover my account?
    I am a new Facebook user

  16. Jennifer ross
    Jennifer ross

    My facebook was hacked back in December 2020 they changed my email and my phone number. Facebook won’t help me.

  17. isha madu
    isha madu

    My account hack

  18. Aaron Stephen Sharule
    Aaron Stephen Sharule

    Please help me my facebook account was hack today

    • Dennis

      Hello, have you tried the ways shown in the article?

  19. Anietie okonna
    Anietie okonna

    My Facebook account is hacked pls help me

  20. Sulaiman

    hi please my facebook account has been hacking it change my account number in to facebook

    • Dennis

      Hi, have you tried the ways shown in the article?

  21. Pubg sameer
    Pubg sameer

    My facebook hacked

    • Dennis

      Sorry to hear that. Have you tried the steps in the article?

  22. Adedotun Adeyemi Daniels
    Adedotun Adeyemi Daniels

    My Facebook account it been taking pls help me out

    • Maggie Whitewater
      Maggie Whitewater

      So sorry to hear that, have you tried applying the steps in the article above?

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    • Yasmin Talley
      Yasmin Talley

      You can follow the instructions we mentioned above.