How to recover your hacked Instagram account

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Previously, if your Instagram account was taken over by an attacker, recovering it would require wading through choppy customer support, or calling for assistance from white-hat hackers. Now, Instagram is rolling out new measures to help you get your account back more easily

Here’s what you have to do in case your account gets hacked:

  • Open the Instagram app, and go to the login page.
  • Tap on ‘Need more help’.
  • Enter the original email address and phone number you used with your account.
  • Instagram will send a six-digit unique code to that email address and number. Enter the code to recover your account.


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Instagram recovery process

In addition to this, Instagram told Motherboard that it’ll prevent hackers from using the code sent to you from another device. Plus, it’ll also put a…

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