What are the options to get your locked Facebook account back?

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Getting locked out of your Facebook account is one of the worst nightmares and no one wants to be in this situation ever. But in case if you are in a similar situation where you are not able to use your Facebook account any longer, your account has been blocked by Facebook. To deal with a 
temporarily locked-Facebook account, first, you must know about the reasons that have put you in such a situation in the first place. 

Facebook has always been concerned about your security and hence makes all the efforts to keep it safe and secure for you. Also, whenever your account gets locked, you might have violated any of the Facebook policies or you have looked suspicious to Facebook. 

Here are the possible causes for which Facebook has put a lock on your account:

  • If you have created a fake Facebook account.
  • If you have sent friend requests in bulk at once.
  • If you have been involved in suspicious activity over Facebook.
  • If someone else has tried to illegally access your account.
  • If you are illegally representing some other person or company without their consent.
  • If your Facebook account has been illegally accessed from an unknown location.
  • Joining a large number of groups can also get your account blocked.
  • If your Facebook account has been reported multiple times. 

Now, if your account has got locked, the next step is to know about how to unlock facebook account. This can be done by undertaking any of the methods given below:

  • By sending an appeal to Facebook

If you think your account was disabled or locked by Facebook, you can try to get it back by sending an appeal as follows:

  1. Go to Facebook’s ‘My Personal Account was Disabled’ page.
  2. Enter your personal information such as email address, phone number, full name, etc.
  3. Upload your ID as proof of your identity and then click on send to submit the appeal.

Facebook may take several weeks to respond back to your appeal. 

  • Ask Friends to Help

If your Facebook account has got locked due to security reasons, follow the steps provided below:

  1. Go to the official page of Facebook using any browser.
  2. Enter your Facebook login details to log in to your account.
  3. When you see the security page, click on the option ‘Get help from friends’.
  4. Select the contacts you trust from the contacts list.
  5. Press ‘Continue’ and your friends will receive a code.
  6. Use the code received by your friends to unlock your account.

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