How Do I Recover My Flickr Account?

Whether it is an old account that you are trying to get into or a new account you are having trouble accessing, you can recover your Flickr account in a few steps online. Flickr has an Account Recovery Process that walks you through getting back into your account quickly, and you can submit a request for assistance through Flickr's "Contact Us" form. You can also request a link to reset your password and regain access.

Since 2004, Flickr has been a popular website for storing digital photos and video hosting and providing an online community for photographers and videographers. If you had a Flickr account in the past that you stopped using, or if have forgotten your password, you may be wondering how to recover your account. How do you recover your Flickr account? You can get information and assistance from Flickr customer support here, and below are steps you can take to recover your account.

Recovering Your Flickr Account

Online Recovery

If you have trouble accessing your account because you forgot your password or your password isn't working, you can reset it by doing the following:

  1. Open Flickr in your browser.
  2. Click "Sign In" in the menu bar at the top of your screen.
  3. Enter your email address and click "Next."
  4. Click "Forgot Password" when prompted to enter your password.
  5. Enter your email address and click "Send Email."
  6. Open your email inbox and find the reset email from Flickr.
  7. Type in your new password.
  8. Re-enter your new password.
  9. You can now log into your Flickr account.

When You Cannot Access Your Email

If you can't access the email address originally associated with your account, follow these steps:

  1. Open Flickr in your browser.
  2. Click "Sign In."
  3. Enter your email address and click "Next."
  4. Click "Forgot Password" when prompted to enter your password.
  5. Select "Can't access your email?"
  6. Click on "Account Access" for further assistance.

Flickr Account Recovery Process Portal

Flickr also has an "Account Recovery Process" that you can follow online to get into your account. Flickr takes all necessary precautions to protect your information and will verify you are the correct owner of the account. The account recovery process works as follows:

  1. Open Flickr on your computer.
  2. Click "Account Access" in the menu.
  3. Select "Flickr Account Recovery Process" in the options on the page.
  4. Click the circle next to the option that best fits your situation.
  5. Hit "Next."
  6. Follow the prompts to recover your Flickr account depending on the option you chose.

Older Accounts/Contact Us

If you had an account in the past and cannot remember your login credentials or none of the other recovery methods work, you can contact Flickr for assistance. Follow these steps for account recovery:

  1. Open Flickr in your browser.
  2. Click on "Contact Us" at the top of the screen.
  3. Fill in as much information as you can in the form that opens.
  4. Submit the form. A representative will reach out to you to assist in account recovery.

You can recover your Flickr account by following the steps outlined above. If you need more assistance or want more information, contact Flickr customer support here.

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