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Old Account Recovery

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Old Account Recovery

Hello, I have a really old account that's connected to my facebook and I haven't been able to access it for a long time. I do not remember the password and the password reset verification code is being sent to a mail that no longer exists. I have been trying desperately to get this account back, it's connected to almost everything. Is there anything I can do?

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Re: Old Account Recovery

Greetings @povvke


That would depend entirely on when was the last time you had signed into this account to check your email?  Yahoo requires that you sign into your account at least once every 12 months in order for your account to remain active.  Otherwise your account is deactivated due to inactivity.  Once that happens it's unlikely you can recover this account.


FYI - If you are wanting to create an anchor account, one that you will use for every other account you want to create,  I would be sure to use a paid email service account.  That way you can let that email account sit idle for years and as long as you keep the subscription current you can still sign into it.

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