You may be unable to access your Twitter account because it has been deactivated or due to a forgotten password. In such cases, it is possible to resolve the problem and continue using your account. You will still be able to see your username and email address after your account has been deactivated.
The information remains visible for 30 days. You can activate your account within that period. When trying to reactivate your account, you may get the message 'account reactivation is currently disabled.' In that case, you simply need to wait a few hours and try again. If you think that the 30 days' period may be over if you keep waiting, contact Twitter's help desk for help. If it has not been more than 30 days since your account was deactivated, the process of activating it should be fairly simple. If you are having trouble, contact the help desk for help as soon as you can.
Resetting a Forgotten Password
If you forgot your password, all you need is a valid phone number or email address to reset it. You should use the email address or phone number for which your account was registered. Follow these steps to change your password if you are still logged in to Twitter.
This option may be helpful if you think that the security of your account is compromised. If you are not able to log in to your account because you lost or forgot your password, you can always reset it by following the following steps.
Getting a Password Reset on SMS
You may receive your password reset SMS through text if you added your phone number to your account. Follow the following steps.
Do not despair if you do not receive the code immediately as it may take a few minutes. If you do not receive the code, contact Twitter's help desk to ensure that you are receiving their SMS notifications.
There are times when you may ask to provide additional information before you can receive your password reset code. This is helpful if you frequently receive reset messages that you did not request. You can do that by following these steps;
This option will require you to provide information such as your phone number or email address. If you used both your email account and phone number for your account, you may need to send in both of them.
By following the steps outlined above, you should be able to recover your twitter account without any stress.
After thousands of Twitter 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 My Twitter 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 Twitter 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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