Recover Facebook Account Without Email and Phone Number – Trusted Contacts Recovery Option

Facebook is one of the leading social media platforms with 2.6 billion monthly active users worldwide. With many useful features, Facebook has become the necessity of the moment and as more and more people use it, many users are also facing trouble in recovering their Facebook account due to lack of knowledge. Although Facebook offers you the easiest ways to reset password, i.e. using your recovery email address or phone number, still, there are some who do not have access to your recovery information, therefore they cannot Reset your password.

That’s why we’ve come up with a useful method to recover a Facebook account if you don’t have access to the email address or phone number linked to your FB account.

Trusted contacts option

Facebook allows you to add 3-5 of your friends as trusted contacts who you can contact if you can’t access your Facebook account. This method does not require you to have access to your phone number or email address, you just need to call or contact your friends to get the recovery code.

Note- To use this option, you must have already added your friends as trusted contacts; otherwise, you will not be able to use this Facebook recovery option.

For a better understanding of how to use this method, you can watch this video:

Or you can consider the step by step instructions given below.

Recover Facebook account with trusted contacts

Here’s how to change your Facebook password with the help of your friends:

  1. Go to and click on ‘Forgot your password?’
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  1. Enter your email address or phone number to search for your Facebook account you want to recover; click ‘Search’.

Search your Facebook account

  1. You will see a few options to reset your password, i.e. using your phone number or email; click ‘No longer have access to these?’

Click I no longer have access to these

  1. On the next page, you simply need to enter a new email address or phone number that you can access so that you can receive messages related to account recovery, press ‘Continue’ to continue.

Enter your new email or phone number and click continue

  1. On the next page, you will get the option to ask your trusted contacts for help; click ‘Reveal my trusted contacts’

Click reveal my trusted contacts

  1. Enter the name of one of your trusted contacts to continue, click ‘Confirm’.

Enter the trusted contact name and click confirm

  1. All your trusted contacts will be revealed, you just need to contact them personally and tell them to go to the link and ask them to provide you with the code they have received; you need to enter all the codes in the given space and then click ‘Continue’.

Enter the code and click continue

  1. Finally, you will be allowed to set a new password for your Facebook account.

That was it for how to use trusted contacts as a facebook account recovery option.

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