How to Unlock Your Twitter Account | Haak Blog

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Your Twitter account might be locked in for 2 reasons. It may be briefly locked is in the event that you have exceeded the permitted amount of failed login attempts. Your account is mechanically locked for just one hour, in case it was locked because of this reason. Another motive your account might be locked is in the event you set your account to "Shielded." Your tweets cannot be re-tweeted and those who would like to follow you must be manually approved by you. It's possible for you to establish your account in your account settings again to Public.

Unlock Twitter Account

Too Many Login Attempts

Step 1

Disable any third-party apps connected to Twitter, including TweetDeck and HootSuite.

Step 2

Wait one hour in the event you tripped the lock in your Twitter account and tried to log in with the incorrect password. In the event you failed to try to log in, your account might have already been undermined. Your password is reset.

Step 3

Open the Twitter login page and attempt to log in. In the event that you cannot log in with your existing password after one hour, request another one by opening the "Resend Password" page (see Resources). An e-mail is sent to the e-mail account related to your Twitter account.

Step 4

Examine the e-mail account, then follow the hyperlink in the Reset Password e-mail sent from Twitter.

Step 5

Type a fresh password to your account, then confirm the password by retyping it. Click "OK."

Step 6

Log in to your Twitter account together with your new password.

Set Twitter Account to Public

Step 1

Log in to your own Twitter account, then click the drop down arrow next to the gear icon to open the Twitter menu.

Step 2

Click "Settings" to open your Account Settings screen.

Step 3

Click the "Security and Privacy" tab in the left sidebar.

Step 4

Click the "Protect My Tweets" check box to uncheck the option in the Twitter Privacy section.

Step 5

Your account is unlocked and public.

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