Regaining Control: A Step-by-Step Guide to Recovering a Hacked Facebook or Instagram Account

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March 16, 2023

In the event that your Facebook or Instagram account has been compromised by unauthorized access, it’s important to take prompt and deliberate action to regain control.

Firstly, it’s crucial to remain calm and avoid taking any impulsive actions that could worsen the situation. We recommend using a secure computer and logging out of any other active sessions prior to initiating the account recovery process.

To start the recovery process, visit the dedicated recovery pages at or and follow the instructions provided. Be sure to carefully read through each stage of the process and provide all requested information accurately.

In some cases, you may be required to verify your identity through additional measures, such as submitting a photo of your passport. If your initial attempt at recovery is unsuccessful, we advise waiting for several hours before trying again to avoid triggering any security measures that could delay the recovery process.