How to Recover a Blocked Facebook Account: Steps to Follow!

How to Recover Facebook Account

Facebook has been modifying its security features to track any suspicious activities and block the account immediately. It has over 3 billion users worldwide, so it takes extra caution to provide its users with more features to control fake accounts and cyberattacks. However, in a few general cases, users can face challenges logging into their accounts due to constant likings or adding unfavorable content that breaches Facebook community guidelines. 

Users often get worried about accounts getting hacked and search on the internet for how to recover my Facebook account. No need to panic in such instances; there are suggested steps you can follow to recover your account successfully. Stay tuned to the blog to learn about these steps, but before that, we will understand the possible reason for your account getting blocked.

Reasons Why Facebook Accounts Get Blocked?

Here’s a list of all the potential reasons for Facebook locking your account:

  • In case your account has been performing any suspicious activity like any hack to get more like that, do not comply with guidelines.
  • If you or anyone else tried to log in to the account multiple times continuously.
  • If you post stories or comments, have hate messages or misinformation on Facebook,
  • Continuously sending friend requests to random people exceeds the daily limit.  
  • If your Facebook account is found to be logged in on multiple devices simultaneously. 

 

In all such cases, Facebook can temporarily ban your account for 48 to 72 hours. However, in strict breaching cases, your account can be permanently banned. You can follow the steps mentioned to get answers on how to recover my Facebook account. 

                                      

Steps to Recover Your Facebook Account

When your account gets blocked, you can’t access your account rather it will show you the list of reasons (why you get blocked).

1. When you get blocked, you don’t see your account in option of ‘find my Facebook account’. When you face logging trouble, you get the options to recover your blocked account through “choose a security check”.

2. You will get 2 options to recover your account. Select first option “Text a security code to your phone”. Now you will get one security code on your registered (registered with Facebook) number. Through this step, you can login to Facebook with phone number swiftly.

3. If you don’t have registered number with you anymore, don’t lose hope because Facebook provides you with another option for ‘how to recover my Facebook account through friends’. This option is “Identify photos of friends”. Through this Facebook confirm your identity. So, click on this option.

4. Now you need to verify some of your Facebook friends to get access to the account. This gives you a way for.


 

5. If you get failed in the above step, Facebook gives you the third but last option for ‘how to unblock my Facebook account from others options’. This option is “Upload a photo ID”. Select this option.

6. When you select “Upload a photo ID” one new screen will pop up and you need to send a photo or scanned copy of any ID from group one. ID from group one can be your passport, driving license, marriage certificate and national ID card. Some of the IDs from Group 1 are given below-

· Birth certificate

· Driver's license

· Passport

· Marriage certificate

· Official name change paperwork

· Personal or vehicle insurance card

· Non-driver's government ID (ex: disability, SNAP card, national ID card, pension card)

· Green card, residence permit or immigration papers

· Tribal identification or status card

· Voter ID card

· Family certificate

· Visa

· National age card

· Immigration registration card

· Tax identification card

To see the full list click on this - https://www.facebook.com/help/159096464162185/#grouptwo

7. If you don’t have any ID from group one Facebook gives you another option of “I don’t have an ID from group one”. Click on this option.

 

 

8. After clicking on this option another window will pop up and it will ask you to upload 2 different Ids from Group 2. These IDs can be “Utility bill and a membership ID” and many more. Some of the IDs from Group 2 are given below –

· Bank statement

· Transit card

· Check

· Credit card

· Employment verification

· Library card

· Mail

· Magazine subscription stub

· Medical record

· Membership ID (ex: pension card, union membership, work ID, professional ID)

· Pay check stub

· Permit

· School ID card

· School record

· Social Security card

· Utility bill

· Yearbook photo (actual scan or photograph of the page in your yearbook)

· Company loyalty card

· Contract

· Family registry

· Diploma

· Religious documents

· Certificate of registration for accreditation or professional

· Professional license card

· Polling card

· Health insurance

· Address proof card

· Social welfare card

 To see full list of Group 2 instantly click on this -https://www.facebook.com/help/159096464162185/#grouptwo

9. You can get the full information about Group 2 you need to click on the option of “See the complete list of IDs from group two”.

When you complete this process of sending a copy of your ID to Facebook, it encrypts and then stores it securely. Facebook doesn’t show your ID to anyone. When your identity gets confirmed, you get a confirmation mail for recovering blocked account.  

How to recover Facebook Account When permanently disabled -

When ID doesn’t match with Facebook data and it gets denied by Facebook, In that case, you need to contact Facebook through this link - https://www.facebook.com/help/103873106370583

Then you need to fill a form to request a review

(Link - https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/260749603972907)

After completing this process Facebook ensures users that it encrypts and stores ID for up to one year to improve its automated systems for detecting fake IDs. If you can’t access your account for a reason besides violating “Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, you need to visit this link https://www.facebook.com/help to find suitable contact channel.  

So, you already know the process of how to recover my Facebook account when it gets blocked. Follow TechtoReview to get more interesting Facebook-related hacks and tips!

 

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