Question: What do you do if you get locked out of your Instagram account?

How can I unlock my Instagram account?

If you can’t access your Instagram account or the email or phone number you signed up with:

  1. Open the Instagram app on your mobile device and enter your last known email address or phone number.
  2. Tap Forgot password?.
  3. Tap Need more help?.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to submit a support request.

How long is Instagram temporarily locked?

Usually, the duration of a temporary ban on Instagram is from a few hours to 24-48 hours. The duration of the ban also depends on your subsequent actions. If you continue to commit the wrong actions, the ban may be extended. So if this is the first time you get a temporary ban, you’d better start behaving well.

Will Instagram ever unlock my account?

If your account has been hacked, and/or you have been locked out, Instagram can guide you to secure your account better. But as a first step, you can regain access to your account immediately with your username or email here.

Why is my account locked on Instagram?

In recent weeks, Instagram has cracked down on users who have violated their Community Guidelines. As a part of this process, Instagram casts a wide net around certain areas, so many users who have not actually violated anything are also getting an Instagram Account Lock notification.

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How long does it take Instagram to respond?

We have seen them respond within 24 hours, all the way up to 2 weeks, even a month. If after 2 weeks, you dont receive anything, check your spam. If still nothing, resubmit the form. You will need to respond with a picture of an ID.

How can I unlock my Instagram account without email or phone number?

If you can’t access your Instagram account or the email or phone number you signed up with:

  1. Open the Instagram app on your mobile device and enter your last known email address or phone number.
  2. Tap Forgot password?.
  3. Tap Need more help?.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to submit a support request.

Why did Instagram block me for a week?

Violation of Instagram rules leads to a temporary block. It involves limiting the profile’s functionality. You won’t be able to comment, like, follow or write in Direct Messages for a period of time (from 2 hours to 2 weeks).

How do you know if you’re banned from Instagram?

If your Instagram account was disabled, you’ll see a message telling you when you try to log in. Accounts that don’t follow our Community Guidelines or Terms of Use may be disabled without warning. We suggest that you review the Community Guidelines carefully along with the posts on all accounts you’ve created.

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