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Hacked Instagram can cause many problems, how to recover hacked account

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Hackers can change your bio and profile picture.
You can spam your friends by going to their personal messages.
Hacked account can be recovered in 3-4 ways.

New Delhi. Instagram is one of the most popular social media platform. Insta has come a long way from posting short videos to uploading stories and now to live streams. However, its popularity also makes it a victim of hackers. Many users have been victims of such attacks over the years and many have lost access to their accounts due to this. Hackers can also give new look to your IG profile such as changing your bio and profile picture and even bulk spam your friends and followers in DMs.

If you get notification of unknown login in your account through any other device, then understand that your account has become a victim of fraud. In such a situation, you should immediately go to Instagram and change your password in due time. Along with changing the password, in what other ways you can recover the account, today we will tell you in this article.

change password

    • Open the Instagram app on your mobile phone.
    • Go to the Profile tab in the bottom right.
    • Now select the menu in the top right corner and tap on ‘Settings’.
    • Go to ‘Security’ in Settings.
    • Here the first option is ‘password’, select it.
    • Now enter your current password as well as the new password twice.
    • Once the process is complete, hit the ‘checkmark’ button in the top right. Your work is done.

exit active session

remove third party applications
Open the Instagram app on your mobile and go to Settings and then Security as mentioned above. From here tap on the option of ‘Apps and Websites’. On the next screen, you’ll be able to remove access from specific apps.

ask for security code from instagram
On opening Instagram, you will see the log-in screen. From here select ‘Get Help Logging In’. Now enter your username, email or phone number. Then select “Need More Help” and follow the on-screen instructions. Tap on “Sense Security Code”. Now check your email or SMS for the code sent by Instagram. Enter it in the app. Then, follow the instructions to recover your hacked account, such as verifying your identity.

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