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My GitHub account has been suddenly "flagged" and hidden from public view - how come?

Your Github Account can be flagged if they believe you are violating their conduct restrictions. While using GitHub, you agree that you will not under any circumstances: harass, abuse, ...
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How can I restore my deleted Google Account and how long before it is gone forever?

If you deleted your Google Account, you have about 2–3 weeks to recover it. If your account is restored, you'll be able to sign in as usual to Gmail, Google Play, and other Google products. Go ...
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6 votes

How can I get back a Gmail account I deleted forever 10 days ago?

Recover a recently deleted Google Account If you deleted your Google Account, you may be able to get it back. If it’s been a while since you deleted your account, you may not be able to recover ...
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My GitHub account has been suddenly "flagged" and hidden from public view - how come?

One of the reasons for flagging is automated spam account/activity detection, and that can have false positives. Quoting GitHub support's response to my inquiry: Sorry about that! Our spam-...
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5 votes

Lost account info

You can still login using same email address (deleted one) if you know your Facebook password. Once you logged into Facebook change your primary email address. If you don't know your Facebook ...
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4 votes

Reopen previously deleted Google account

Short answer: Maybe Google has a support page for recovering a deleted Google account. Here's the salient information from that page: If you deleted your Google Account, you have a short amount of ...
ale's user avatar
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How do I recover my Google account, password, or username?

UPDATE: Google launched a specific help forum for Google Accounts: https://support.google.com/accounts/community. Before posting a question there, please read the pinned threads. DISCLAIMER I'm a ...
Rubén - Volunteer Moderator -'s user avatar
4 votes

Recovery of account when been blocked

In some cases Facebook may not issue a warning before disabling your account. Also note that Facebook don't restore accounts that were disabled for severe violations of the Facebook Community ...
serenesat's user avatar
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3 votes

I cannot re-create Gmail account

You may be able to recover your original deleted account if you do it shortly after deleting it. Recover a recently deleted Google Account If you deleted your Google Account, you have about 2–3 weeks ...
ale's user avatar
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My GitHub account has been suddenly "flagged" and hidden from public view - how come?

here two examples how your account gets flagged: GitHub censored very fast macronleaks.github.io, which only showed a txt file with Magnet links. GitHub is not a platform for leaks. curl -I https://...
Sybil's user avatar
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3 votes

Lost access to Instagram account

If you do not have access of associated email or your account is not linked with Facebook. You can not recover your account. See Instagram help: If you can't access the email you registered with ...
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How can I regain my Instagram account after the phone number got invalid?

Yes, request it from within an app, not from web. The Instagram doesn't have an user-friendly support page on the web, but they have on mobile the app (in my case it is iOS). Send a request by the ...
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Where do I input Facebook's recovery codes?

The recovery codes are used for 2 Factor Authentication if you don't have your phone. So after you log into Facebook on a new device, you would enter the recovery code instead of the code that gets ...
John C's user avatar
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How can I see what Gmail accounts are using my email as the secondary/backup email?

Go to Gmail and choose ‘add new account’ then press the ‘I forgot my email’ button. You’ll then be prompt to fill in your backup email or phone number. Then you’ll get a message with a list of all ...
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Can I gain access to a Gmail account on my computer if I can only access it on my phone?

No, there isn't. We also use the Gmail interface (it's called G suite) for use within our organization. After you leave the organization, ideally they would delete your account as well. If you have ...
Karan Shah's user avatar
2 votes

Can someone irreversibly delete a Google account by one successful login?

I'm not sure about deleting your recovery email. But you can try other recovery options that google offers to you like sms, security question, etc (depending on your settings). And you have to do this ...
chakibbaiker's user avatar
2 votes

How do I login into Instagram with a password if I no longer own email?

If you are logged in via the app still you may be able to change the password through that. Go to Profile > Edit Profile > Change Password. Alternatively, if your phone number is linked to your ...
John C's user avatar
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2 votes

Someone can recover my Gmail account through answering account creation date

Have you tried to activate 2 step verification? https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/185839
Jason James's user avatar
2 votes
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Lost access to external Google login

The administrator of G Suite for your university should tell you if they enabled that option.
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2 votes

Recover LinkedIn page account

What help center expert said that is correct. You must be an admin of the page. As you said you don't have any information, so only LinkedIn can help you now. Contact LinkedIn, as this is a company ...
serenesat's user avatar
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2 votes

What to do if my Google account has been compromised?

The Google Account Help page Recover a hijacked or stolen Google Account states: Your account may have been compromised if you've experienced any of the following issues: You've received a ...
Ashton's user avatar
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2 votes

How can I recover my Twitter account password without my old phone?

With a valid email address and knowing your telephone number or user name it seems recovery is very straightforward: How to send yourself a password reset via email From the sign in page on ...
pnuts's user avatar
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2 votes

How to recover account on Project Euler?

"emergency account recovery key" was generated and sent to you during your registration via your email client
user0's user avatar
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2 votes
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Maximum number of Google accounts using the same mobile number

If the purpose is solely be used for account recovery purposes, I don't think that there is a limit, by the other hand, the phone number used for account verification purposes certainly has a limit. ...
Rubén - Volunteer Moderator -'s user avatar
2 votes
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Is it possible to login to Facebook From Facebook messenger?

No it's not possible. You will have to login again using the main Facebook app.
iMatt's user avatar
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2 votes

Where do I input Facebook's recovery codes?

John C's answer is incorrect. There is no way to access your account if you have two-part authentication on and have lost your phone. Period. The recovery codes are eight-digit. Authentication codes ...
Tom J's user avatar
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2 votes

Recovering deleted Gmail account

It is almost impossible to you to recover your account as you have deleted your account 2 years back. There is some grace period (around 1 or 2 weeks) within that users can recover their account, but ...
serenesat's user avatar
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2 votes

Dropbox paid account that has email deleted

There are significant security issues associated with this - all designed to protect your data. If you can’t sign in to your email account, try contacting your email service provider (ESP) for ...
Web App User's user avatar
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How do I recover my Gmail account without using two-step verification?

There are a few different ways. According to Google themselves, you can: Use backup options If you've lost access to your primary phone, you can select to have codes sent to backup phones. In ...
Jimmy's user avatar
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