Steps to Recover a Hacked Facebook Account and Secure It

Facebook hacked?

No need to worry. We’re going to walk you through what you need to do to regain access to your Facebook account.

Retrieving and securing a Facebook account that has been hacked is easily fixed because the site itself provides a procedure to report a compromised account and eventually regain access.

We’ve learned the process of recovering hacked accounts, and compiled the research for you. To recover your account, just follow the steps listed below, carefully, and you should be the owner of your Facebook account yet once again, but, you will need some patience as the recovery process could take up to 24-hours. So let’s review the steps below.

Now, before you dive into this article, for those of you who prefer video, you can watch the first 60-seconds of this video before you get into this article.

Steps to Recover a Hacked Facebook Account

Here, I present to you a step by step procedure to recover a Facebook account. Also, you can secure your Facebook account from being hacked again in the future. Just follow these simple steps:

Step 1:

If your Facebook account has been hacked by a person or even by a virus, the first thing to do is to access this link. Click here: “Facebook Account – AllTop9.”

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Step 2:

Next, click “My Account Is Compromised.” On the next page, enter your email address, full name, username/phone number associated with your account and click on the Search button.

Step 3:

Complete the security task by entering the captcha in the box and then click on continue.

Step 4:

If there are more accounts with the same username, it will display all of them. Then, it gives you the choice to select the account to recover.
Here, you can find the accounts with the same profile name. So, if you enter your email ID then your account will be displayed without any confusion. If you don’t remember your email ID, then choose another entry option.

Step 5:

When your account is displayed, enter the password you once used to log into Facebook before your account was hacked. Then click Continue.

Step 6:

Then, enter the current password, or an old password if you have forgotten your current one.

Step 7:

You will be given the option to reset your password by email. If you don’t have access to your email, I suggest you click the No longer have access to these” option, and then “I can not access my email.”

Step 8:

Finally, we need to enter a new email address for Facebook support. You must follow the next steps to finally recover your hacked Facebook account.

Step 9:

After confirming the new email address or phone number, then it will ask you to answer the secret question. If you answer correctly then it proceeds to the next step.

Step 10:

Once you answer the security question correctly, the next step is to type the new password. This is the last step where you can change your password to recover the hacked Facebook account.

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Safety Recommendations to Secure Facebook Account from being Hacked

You should take important safety measures to ensure that you will not be hacked ever again.
Some basic and strong safety measures to keep our Facebook account safely from hacking are as follows:
  • Enable Facebook Two-Step Verification.
  • Periodically change the password for Facebook.
  • Using two-factor authentication.
  • Use a good antivirus on your computer.
  • Do not accept friend requests from people you do not know.
  • No, sign into Facebook from public places.
  • Disable automatic login on your PC.
  • Always check that the URL of Facebook starts with “https: // www.”

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Note: This method may work for some people, but maybe not for everyone. 
This is all about recovering the hacked Facebook account and describing safety measures to secure a Facebook account. Hope this article helps you learn something new, and ultimately get your account back. If this method doesn’t work for you, then definitely try an alternative method to recover your account.
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