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Logging into Facebook is a daily routine for millions of users across the globe. More than a billion people spend hours on the site every month, making new connections, networking, chatting with friends, playing games, and even buying and selling. While signing up for an account is relatively easy, sometimes accessing your Facebook account can be very difficult. There are several reasons why Facebook won’t let you log in to your account.
The primary reason many Facebook users can’t access their accounts is incorrect passwords. Facebook will deny you access if you attempt to log in with the wrong password. If you forgot your password, it’s best to go through the password recovery process by clicking the Forgot Your Password? link beneath the password login field.
To recover your password, Facebook will request that you enter your email address, phone number linked to your account, Facebook username, and other similar information. After filling out the required information, click the Search button to identify your Facebook account and complete the password reset to a new password of your choice.
Forgotten or incorrect email
Another reason Facebook won’t let you log in to your account is incorrect email attempts. Your email address must be entered correctly, including numbers, special symbols, uppercase or lowercase letters.
An incorrect email login attempt may be because of a forgotten underscore or an accidental uppercase letter. Check your email properly before logging in to Facebook to ensure the email address is correct.
If you forgot the email address of your Facebook account, here are some options suggested by Facebook: Try to log in with the phone number linked to your account. Try to log in with the username registered with your account. Ask one of your friends to view your Facebook account and find the email address associated with your account. If you still have no luck, Facebook also suggests using any available option on the “Recover Your Account” page.
Cache or cookies problems
Cache or cookies problems may be the reason why you are unable to log in to your Facebook account. You can fix these types of problems by clearing the cache and cookies on your mobile device or computer, then try to log in again. Or enter “m.facebook.com” into your browser and log in as usual. Alternatively, try to log in using a different browser.
Disabled Facebook account
Facebook’s primary responsibility is to protect its billions of users from fraudulent fake accounts and profiles. If Facebook detects your profile as a potential fake account, the company may disable your account.
After your account is disabled and you try to log in, Facebook will send you a message with a link to a page to “Confirm Your Identity.” You’ll see on the page all the possible reasons why your account may have been disabled, including what to do to recover your Facebook account.
Hacked account and malware virus
Another possible reason Facebook won’t let you log in is a hacked account. Facebook can lock your account if it believes your account has been hacked. You should quickly contact Facebook support if you suspect your account has been hacked.
Another possible reason is a malware attack. If Facebook detects malware on your mobile device or computer, you won’t be able to access your account. If your device is affected by malware, you should run an antivirus software to verify that your computer or mobile device is clean and free of any virus, then try to log in to Facebook again.