What to Do If Your Social Security Online Account Is Suspended
Social Security is a program administered by the US government. There are somewhere around 63 million beneficiaries who receive assistance through Social Security. That's approximately one in five people currently living in the country. While it's intended to provide income for retirees when they reach 65, Social Security benefits may also extend to spouses, as well as children who are disabled or blind.
It's a good idea to keep track of your Social Security account so you know what to expect when you retire or if you become disabled. While not a requirement, you can sign up for an online Social Security account to help you manage your benefits. Be careful, however, because if you get your it could be a big hassle to get it back.
The last thing you want is to be blocked from accessing your benefits online. If your online Social Security account is suspended for any reason, DoNotPay can help you get it back.
Why Create an Online Social Security Account?
Think of the 'my Social Security' site as an online gateway to the Social Security Administration. Your personal account will give you access to many Social Security services. In fact, gives you the ability to take care of several tasks, including:
- View Your Social Security Statement
- Change Your Address
- Verify Your Reported Earnings
- Figure Out Future Benefits
- Apply for a New Social Security Card
- Check the Status of an Application
- Alter Your Direct Deposit Information
What Are the Reasons for Getting Banned on Social Security?
The Social Security Administration wants you to access your account and the agency has made every effort to make online access easy. That said, you'll likely never be banned altogether from using the site. You may, however, have difficulties logging in from time to time. The only real reasons for a Social Security online account suspension are consistently entering an incorrect username or password.
What to Do If Your Social Security Account Is Suspended
If you, your payee, or another individual has inadvertently locked you out of your Social Security account online, don't worry. The Social Security Administration does this to protect your data. A Social Security site suspension is not permanent and you'll be able to appeal the account ban in most cases quite quickly. Simply follow these steps:
- Call my Social Security Help Desk at 1-800-772-1213
- Check the time. Representatives are available Monday thru Friday from 8 AM and 7 PM ET.
- At the voice prompt, say "Help Desk"
- You'll be directed to an individual who will verify your information and help you get your account unsuspended.
Get Your Online Social Security Account Back With DoNotPay!
Despite the fact that the Social Security website is set up to make it easy for you, that's not always the case. Sometimes it's difficult to get things resolved on your own. If you've followed the steps above and you still can't resolve the issue, it may be time to get help from DoNotPay.
To get assistance from DoNotPay to access your Social Security account online all you have to do is:
- Log in to your DoNotPay account and locate the Unban My Account product.
- Answer a few questions related to your banned account.
- Click on the Sign and Submit button.
Once you've completed these easy steps, DoNotPay will generate a customized appeal letter and mail it for you. The entire process will be over in less than five minutes. Once the letter is sent, just wait the two-week deadline for Social Security to respond to the request.
How to Avoid a Social Security Site Ban or Suspension
Since the only real reason you can have your account suspended for Social Security online is inaccurate login credentials, you have to remember them. If you forget things easily, it's a good idea to write the login information down and keep it in a safe place or with a trusted person. If you mistakenly enter the wrong information the first time, don't try to log in again until you have the correct data.
DoNotPay Can Help You Appeal Banned or Suspended Accounts on Any Platform
There's nothing more frustrating than trying to log into an account only to find out you've lost access. Whether it's an issue with your login information or another problem, DoNotPay can help you get your online accounts back.
Just a few examples of sites DoNotPay can help you access again include:
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