Twitter Locked Account—Why You Got Locked Out and How To Regain Access Effortlessly
Social media is an integral part of our lives, and being locked out of one of your accounts is immensely frustrating.
When it comes to Twitter, locked account issues can be resolved in a couple of ways. You can appeal your suspension by reaching out to the platform’s customer support and asking for help. Bear in mind that they receive thousands of complaints daily and that you might have to wait some time before you get some help or feedback.
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There may be several reasons why you got locked out of your Twitter account, and the most frequent among them are:
- Safety concerns
- Twitter Rules violation
- Age limitation
- Strange activity
Do you see a message or an email saying you can’t access your account for security purposes? This means that the system detected something resembling a security breach. If there is the slightest possibility your account has been compromised, Twitter will lock it and notify you via email about this issue.
This message will also contain the steps you should take to confirm your identity and unlock your account. If you can’t find this email, make sure you check your Junk, Spam, or Social folders.
If you violate any of the Twitter Rules of conduct, your account access will be limited. This means you'll be able to:
- Access your account
- Browse posts
- Send direct messages to your followers.
You won’t be allowed to:
- Like posts
People who visit your profile won’t see your tweets, but they may see a notification saying you are in violation of Twitter Rules.
Violation of Twitter Rules most frequently boils down to posting inappropriate content. This is why you might have to delete some Tweets before you move on to appeal the suspension. You should also be careful in the future as frequent Twitter Rules violations can get you permanently banned.
It is against Twitter's Terms of Service to use the platform if you are younger than 13. In case you created your account before you turned 13, but now you are old enough to use it, you can appeal the suspension. Keep in mind that before you file a suspension removal request, you’ll be required to delete the content you shared before you turned 13.
Strange activity in Twitter’s terms includes aggressive following and engagement activity. If the security system detects such behavior on your account, your access will be suspended for a certain period, which will be specified in the suspension notification.
You will be able to continue to use Twitter but only within certain limits until your penalty period passes. You could try to regain access by verifying your personal data.
Regardless of the reason why you got locked or banned from Twitter, the simplest way to file an appeal through the platform is this:
- Log in to your locked or suspended account
- Go to the Help Center
- Scroll down to the footer to find the Contact us link
- Click the link in the Locked and suspended account issues section
- Fill out the offered form
In case you were suspended without the option to appeal or verify your data to speed up the suspension processing, you can also delete the suspended account and create a new one.
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When you file a Twitter suspension appeal through the platform’s support page, you may have to wait for an extended period before you receive any response.
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- Type in the name of the company that banned you
- Provide your account details like:
- Account ID
- Email and phone number
- The date when the issues started
- Tell us if you think your suspension or ban is a manifestation of racial, national, religious, or any other discrimination against you
Using this data, our app will create a complaint letter and send it to Twitter, giving the company’s complaints department two weeks to respond. This way, they will be pushed to set your case as a priority and do their best to provide you with feedback as soon as possible.
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