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What to Do if Your Instagram Account Has Been Disabled?

Ron Storfer
Ron Storfer
CPO & Co-founder at Spikerz
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May 7, 2024
What to Do if Your Instagram Account Has Been Disabled?

Instagram has become a money-making business throughout the years, as many people use it to increase their brand visibility and engagement. Finding your account has been blocked is very upsetting. Losing your network of followers, contents and years of hard work is definitely something that troubles every business owner or creator out there. Here is a chance to find out how to retrieve your blocked account.

Why Was Your Instagram Account Disabled?

Instagram, as a popular site with a vast user base, has its own set of rules and regulations that govern each user's actions. When the moderators believe you have violated the rules, your account will be temporarily disabled. Instagram accounts are frequently blocked without warning, and the user will be notified when they try accessing their account again. Here is why your account was blocked;

Contents That Are Against The Community's Rules

If your post violates Instagram's community regulations, your account may be suspended. As a result, many Instagram accounts have been temporarily disabled. Major celebrities' accounts have also been deactivated due to violations of community guidelines. Grace Coddington, a former model and creative director of US Vogue, had her account briefly suspended when she shared a semi-naked cartoon of herself. The post, according to the site, violated the nudity policy. Rihanna was another star whose account was temporarily blocked. The nudity policy was broken by the beauty billionaire. After six months, she was able to reclaim her account.

Suspicious Actions On Your Account

If Instagram detects questionable activity on your account, it may be disabled. If you log in to your account inappropriately, your account may be suspended. As a result, users should avoid using third-party apps to access their accounts, as this may result in their accounts being blocked. In addition, following too many people may get your account blocked.

While we've covered some of the reasons why Instagram can disable your account, it's possible that's not the whole story. The site does not state why a user's account has been disabled. They will only let you know if you have broken the community rules. Nudity, suspicion, unlawful actions, posts that violate the rights of wild creatures or a certain group of people, graphic violence, and so on are examples of these regulations. The good news is that your account was only suspended briefly, which makes it more retrievable.

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How Can You Retrieve Your Instagram Account?

First, please ensure that you are checking the following things:

Important notice!

If you got a warning from Instagram and still have access to your account, but you received a message that says, "try again later," and you are restricted from doing specific actions, do not continue with the process below!. This problem will be fixed by itself after 48 to 72 hours.

Second, start the Appeal Process

Step one: Visit Instagram’s official contact page.   Here is a link to the page:

Step two: Fill in the required field

When you get to the official contact page, you will have to enter your username, email, and phone and a full explanation of why Instagram should recover your blocked account. 

Step three: Send to have your case reviewed.

You can appeal as many times as you want until you find a more lenient moderator. It shouldn't take more than a few days to obtain a response.


In Case You Didn't Recover Your Instagram Account

If you still don't hear from Instagram, you can use our Free Chatbot and get more ways to recover your blocked account quickly and securely. If you were able to secure your account, it is highly recommended you start using Spikerz to protect your account from the next blocking or any other risks.

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