How To Recover a Hacked Facebook Account

August 2016

Logging into Facebook and finding that your account has been hacked or compromised can be unsettling and aggravating. Luckily, there are a few simple methods you can use to recover or reset your account.


Recover Facebook with Email Address

This self-recovery method allows you to work with Facebook to recover access to your account by providing an email address, user name, or full name. Facebook will then take you through a series of verification steps to recover access to your profile.


Begin the self-recovery method by going to this page.

Recover Facebook Account Without Email

If your login email was changed during the hack, the Contact page listed below will allow you to signal a connection problem to your account. Enter in your contact email address, and Facebook will work with you to solve the issue.

The Contact page is located here.

Facebook Login Information Changed

The Facebook Help page provides you with a list of options that allow you to get help based on your specific problem.

The Help page is located here.

More Information

For more information on Facebook security, or recovering a hacked account, please see Facebook's hacked and security pages.

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