Photobucket is a free hosting website that allows you to upload your images online by creating albums with customized web addresses. Photobucket makes it possible to share photos with family and friends. If your Photobucket images are deleted, they cannot be restored
If you forgot your Photobucket password, you can reset it in a few steps and recover access to your account. If, however, your account has been inactive for two or more years, it may have been removed from the system.
Recovering Your Photobucket Password
1. On the login page, click on the option 'I don't know my password
2. Enter your email address
3. You will receive an email from Photobucket. Follow the prompts to reset your password
4. Use your new password to access your account. Your new password must be strong and unique
If You Forgot Your Email Address
If you can no longer access the email address you used to sign up for your Photobucket account, click on the option 'I can't access the email I signed up with.' Clicking on that option initiates the recovery process. You will be required to provide some information to verify your identity. If the details you provide match what is on file, you will be required to provide an email address that you can access. A password reset link will be sent to your current email address.
If You Forgot Your Photobucket Username
If you don't remember your username on Photobucket, you may recover it using Google. Visit Google and search 'what you think may be your username + Photobucket.' Alternatively, you may search 'your name + Photobucket.'
If you find one of your images, click on it and it will direct you to your profile. You can then find your Photobucket username by checking the address bar in the web browser. It will be after 'user/.'
Another option is to check emails that you may have previously received from Photobucket.
Deleting Your Photobucket Account
1. Log in to your account
2. Find the profile picture at the top of the home page
3. Click 'Settings' and then 'Account'
4. Click 'Delete this account'
5. Select the reason you intend to leave and click 'Delete my Account'
6. Your account will be deleted in a few days
To delete your account, you need your password and email
Contacting the Customer Service Team
You may contact Photobucket if you need help. The best way to contact them is through email. Even though you don't get to speak directly with a customer service agent, email support makes it easy to attach all your relevant information and get help fast. You can keep the records of your interaction with the customer service team for future reference. Usually, you need to send a few emails back and forth before getting help.
Alternatively, you may seek support on the Photobucket help forum. The help forum has lots of helpful tips and reminders. Many users refer to it before contacting the customer service agents directs. If you end up going back and forth with the support agents on the help forum, they may direct you to contact them via email.
After thousands of Photobucket.com customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Recover a Photobucket Account? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Photobucket.com if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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