Are you aware of the fact that daily 600,000 attempts are made to hack Facebook accounts? It’s very important to keep your Facebook account safe and secure so that your Facebook account doesn’t get hacked. Even if someone hacked your Facebook account then don’t lose hope, you can easily get back hacked Facebook account and can even change your Facebook account password after getting hacked.
This article will help you get back hacked Facebook account only if you have enabled the login alerts (when someone tries to log in and you get a message). If it’s already enabled then you can skip the next paragraph.
If your account is not yet hacked and looking to secure it before it gets hacked, you can follow this. Few things you have to keep in mind and should be set up in your Facebook account before it gets hacked. First of all, you should setup the notification you will get on your phone if someone log-in to your Facebook account. With this, you will also get to know if someone else is using your Facebook account or not. Follow the link to enable the login notification.
As you have already enabled the login notification for your Facebook account, so you will get a message on your cell phone when someone login to your Facebook account. Suppose someone logged into your Facebook account and you have received a message saying that “Your account was logged into from a new browser or device”, followed by a link.
If you have not logged in by that device means someone else has logged in, then you can follow the below steps to recover the Facebook account:
Steps to get back Hacked Facebook Account
- Just click on the link you have got in the message. It will navigate you to a Facebook website, to get some information from you.
- If it was not you, then you can click on “This Wasn’t Me” as shown in the picture. This will make your Facebook account logged out of that browser or device automatically. And the person who was logged in will not be able to do anything with your Facebook account.
- Now you will be navigated to next place, where you can change password of your Facebook account. To change password, click on Continue. You have to type in your current password and then the new password.
- After setting up the new password for your Facebook account, you can see the Activity from that login. Means if the hacker has done some changes in your Facebook account, you will be able to see in the Activity log.
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This is a really great feature Facebook has provided to its users to recover hacked Facebook account. But you should respond as soon as you get the login message on your cell phone because once the hacker has changed the password then you won’t be able to recover your Facebook account. That is why it is always recommended that you should enable the login notification for cell phone rather than email. This is one of the methods to get back hacked Facebook account with the help of login alerts.