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How to Report Hacked Facebook Account?

How to Report Hacked Facebook Account?

Your Facebook account should represent you, and only you should have access to your account. If someone gains access to your account or creates an account to pretend to be you or someone else, you need to report the account. Follow the below steps to report hacked Facebook account

  • Visit Facebook hacked account page at www.facebook.com/hacked/.
  • You have to select the "my account is compromised" option.
  • Now fill out your email address/phone number on the "find my account" page and click search.
  • Enter your recent password.
  • Fill out in the "Current or Old Password" text field.
  • Now you have to select the continue button available on the screen.
  • Select the valid reason and continue to report.

How Would I Know if My Facebook Account Got Hacked?

Your Facebook account may have been hacked if you notice that:

  • If your email address or password has changed.
  • If friend requests have been sent to unknown people from your account
  • Messages have been sent to your friend list or unknown people.
  • If your details like name or birthday have been changed.

Can I Recover my Hacked Facebook Account?


To recover your hacked Facebook account, you need to visit the Facebook hacked page and follow the prompts given on the screen.

  • Press the "my account is compromised" option and fill out the details of your email id/ phone number and last remembered password.
  • Click continue and now select the valid reason for your account security changes.
  • Follow the given prompts on the screen, enter your new password, and retype it.
  • Select the associated email address and complete the process
  • Edit the information you didn't change and complete the process.

How Can I Keep my Facebook Account Safe?

Follow the steps to keep your Facebook account safe-

  • Protect your password- Never log in from public devices and create a strong password avoiding common names or words.
  • Never share your login information with others- Always check the URL of Facebook before logging in.
  • Avoid friend requests- Don't accept friend requests from unknown people.


I hope this information was relevant, but if you want to know more about how to report hacked Facebook account, you can visit the official Facebook website or connect with the help center team.

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