The YouTube channel has been hacked? Here is how you can get it back
Modern hackers are very smart and can To hack your personal accounts and contact details. If you are on YouTube and don’t want your channel to be hacked, you need to be extra careful and use all possible safeguards. But if your channel is already hacked, here is how you can get the YouTube channel back.
Just follow these steps and you should be able to get your Youtube Account.
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As soon as you learn that your channel or account has been hacked, you don’t have to panic and act as quickly as possible. Write about it on your social media platforms so that if the hacker uses it for malicious purposes, your followers will already know that they should not fall for the trap. Use Twitter and Instagram to contact Google and YouTube and ask for help.
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Try to reset the password
If your account is hacked, the first thing you should always do is reset the account password and change the password. When changing the password, you should always remember that the new password is completely different from the previous one, so it would be difficult for the hacker to guess it and hack it again. The password must contain both upper and lower case letters with special characters and numbers. The combination of letters, numbers and characters will make the password stronger.
Report that the channel is hacked
Reporting that your channel or account has been hacked is also a very important step to remember if your channel is hacked. You should report the channel hijacking as early as possible so that you can get the channel very quickly. You can report channel hijacking by given step
- Open the YouTube support page on the browser, then click get help in the upper right corner of the screen.
- Go get Resources for Creators then go to Channel access problem and select Get help with a hacked account.
- Then follow the next steps to recover your YouTube account.
And this is how you can get your YouTube account back if it gets hacked. But, as they say, prevention is better than cure. So you should always be careful with your YouTube account and use a strong password and 2-factor authentication on your account.
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