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Help!! Account verification (forgot my email address and phone number linked to acc)

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by joel122, Jul 18, 2016.

  1. joel122

    joel122 Regular Member

    Sep 25, 2015
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    So, i did something super stupid today... was about to sell off my account which i had spent months growing. Everything went smoothly, the buyer was super nice and both parties were happy. When we traded info, he get a phone/sms verification, which is normal because of the sudden change of ip address. However, I realized that the account was originally an aged account i had bought from a seller. I had never really changed the phone number/email address from what i can remember on the account. I tried sending the verification to the email address, which i still had access to, but no verification is being sent. As for the phone number, i know the number, but don't have access to it. What do i do? Any ways of getting over the phone verification so i can access the account?! Also contacted Instagram saying the account was hacked in hopes that they will offer for a password reset without the verifications. Thanks for those who contribute!
  2. KenTZ

    KenTZ Regular Member

    Jan 28, 2015
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    ... As far as I know, you're fucked.

    The only logical reason you wouldn't have BOTH the phone number or email address for an account is that you bought it. Buying & selling accounts is against the Instagram TOS, if I'm not mistaken.

    Plus, why would they hand you an account you have no means of verifying? That can create more problems than it solves.