Instagram test improved method to recover ...

Instagram test improved method to recover …

June 17, 2019

The company says that they are now testing a new process to recover an Instagram account that has been hacked and, most importantly, make things more difficult for those who try to carry it out. Currently, to recover an Instagram account, you have to wait for an email to arrive or fill out a form that has been created specifically for this type of situation.

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The new method uses the application itself to ask us for different information (such as your email address or your phone number). Once we have verified the identity, we will receive a six-digit code that will be sent to the device we select.

In this way, only the person who has the device in their hands can reset the account and it will be impossible to reactivate it from another place.

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