Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms with over a billion active users. It has a set of rules you have to obey, otherwise, your account may get suspended. When an Instagram account is suspended, locked, or disabled, you lose the connection with followers. More importantly, you also lose access to all your photos, videos, and Reels. Through this guide, we’ll tell you what to do if your Instagram account is suspended.
When Instagram suspends an account, still there’s a chance to recover it. We’ll tell you how. But before that, let’s quickly look at the reasons for account suspension.
Reasons Why Your Instagram Account Has Been Suspended or Disabled
These are some possible reasons for the suspension of an Instagram account:
- Posts should not have nudity or sexual content.
- Posts or the comment section should not promote hate speech.
- Do not post pictures or videos that glorify violence.
- Avoid posting duplicate content.
If you think, your Instagram account does not violate the community guidelines, then you have a very good chance to recover it.
Before you appeal to Instagram for your account recovery, make sure that your account is actually suspended.
Try logging into your Instagram account with the correct login details. If you have forgotten the password, reset it using this link.
Next, you would want to make sure that your account is not deactivated. To reactive an Instagram account, all you need to do is to log into your account. That’s it.
How to Recover a Suspended or Disabled Instagram Account?
When you try logging into a suspended Instagram account, you’ll quickly see “Learn more“. Tapping on it should guide you on getting back your Instagram account.
When you tap on “Learn more”, you’ll be asked a series of questions. You can only pass it through if your account was disabled by mistake or unusual activity was found on your account.
You can also submit your appeal to recover the Instagram account using this link. Fill out the form carefully and wait for a few days to get a response. You can submit your appeal multiple times. Hopefully, you will get lucky at some point.
How to Get Back My Instagram Account After It Got Hacked
Instagram accounts often get hacked. One of the common reasons for this is the use of a weak password. If you’ve realized that your Instagram account has been hacked, you should quickly take action. Because the more time you stay silent on this, the more damage will be done to your account.
Once hackers get access to an Instagram account, they change the email address tied to it. When it happens, you’ll get an email from Instagram confirming it. You have to quickly gain access to your account and change the password. Just go to this link and forget the password using the phone number. Use a strong password that you haven’t used before.
Once you’ve access to your account, quickly change the email address. Now, remove third-party access to your Instagram account. To better protect your Instagram account, set up 2-factor authentication (2FA).
Yes, you can recover your suspended or disabled Instagram account only if it was done by mistake.
You can submit an appeal to Instagram to activate your account. If the account was disabled by mistake, you have a very good chance of getting it back.
To submit an appeal to Instagram, you do not need a password. We’ve detailed how to appeal to recover your Instagram account in this post.
Wrapping It Up
We hope after reading this guide you’ll have a clear idea of what to do if your Instagram account is suspended or disabled. If your account hasn’t done multiple violations, you may get your Instagram account unsuspended.
We hope this guide was useful to you. If you have any questions, write them in the comments below and we’ll try to respond as quickly as possible.