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If you have a Myspace account but have not visited in a while, you will likely have forgotten your Myspace username and password. Even if you can recall, it won’t work, particularly if the account was opened before 2013.
In response to a significant security breach by hackers, MySpace invalidated all the passwords for accounts created before 2013. Additionally, because of the huge popularity of Facebook, many users leave Myspace and may not use their accounts for a long time, so naturally, they forget their Myspace login information.
Anyway, you are at the right place if you want to recover your Myspace account and don’t know what to do. Here we will describe step by step guide to recovering your Myspace account.
- What Are The Reasons Your Myspace Account Is Locked?
- How To Recover Myspace Account?
- How Do I Find My Old Myspace Username?
What Are The Reasons Your Myspace Account Is Locked?
Just before the historic May 31, 2016, Myspace discovered a serious security breach: the user’s login information had been posted on the Hacker Forum. Myspace Authority attributed this breach to a Russian hacker.
The information stolen was the login information for accounts on the old Myspace platform. These accounts were made prior to June 11th, 2013.
What Myspace Did Is the first reason Your Myspace Account Is Locked
The Myspace investigating board invalidated all users’ passwords as soon as the threat was discovered. A user account created before June 11, 2013, has been invalidated by the myspace authority.
If you have a Myspace account on the old Myspace platform, you will not log in to Myspace using your old password. Users were asked to authenticate their accounts and reset their passwords according to the Myspace instructions to activate their accounts.
What Are The Other Reasons Your Myspace Account Is Locked?
We previously discussed the main causes and the incident that may have led to your Myspace account being locked. The other reasons could be the following.
- You won’t be able to log in if you forget your Myspace email and password
- If you do any suspicious activity, Myspace automated tools will identify it and block the suspected account
- The account has been deactivated because you have not used your account for a long time
- If you do not follow Myspace community guideline
Myspace may remove your entire profile or the content if you do the following
- If you promote violence and hatred toward others
- Violent content or sexually explicit videos or images
- Abuse Myspace URLs, username, and profile
- No harassment and privacy violation is accepted
How To Recover Myspace Account?
Recovering your Myspace account is not very difficult; it follows a logical step-by-step guide. There are three main reasons you won’t be able to access your account.
First, you forgot your email. If so, the job will be a bit harder. On the other hand, you remember the email you used to sign up but do not have access to.
Second, you either forgot your password, or Myspace has invalidated it.
Third, you’re not even sure what your username is.
By solving them, you will be able to access your account.
Forgot Myspace Email or Don’t Have Access To It
If you have entirely forgotten the email address used to sign up, your first job is to get your email address. Contact myspace. Fill out this form; myspace will contact you within 72 hours.
Sometimes, you remember the email address but do not have access to it. In that case, contact your email service provider to get access to your email. Here are some key links to popular providers of email recovery services.
Once you have access to your previous MySpace email address, your work is halfway done. If you have the email address, the next job is to recover the password.
Recover Myspace Password
Once you have email access, myspace will send you a link to your email address to help reset your password.
Visit Myspace.com and select the sign-in option on the left side of the page. See the picture below.
You will be taken to the page with the “forget password” icon after clicking the sign-in button. Look at the picture below.
Now click on the “forget password” marked red in the picture. Once you click on it, you will be directed to the next page. See the picture below.
Enter either the email address or the username. If you select the username, the relevant password reset email will be sent to the email associated with this username.
If you enter the email, the relevant password reset email will be sent to this email address. After that, select the ” I’m not a robot” checkbox and press the submit button. Next, check your inbox. Myspace has already sent an URL. Click on it. You will get the option to reset the password.
Well, all the effort comes to a good end. You have the new password as well as your email. Now that you can log in, you should have access to your previous MySpace account. Use the browser’s password-saving feature to prevent the future hassle.
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How Do I Find My Old Myspace Username?
If you forgot the username, too, you could find your username. Go to myspace.com and type your name in the search box. You will likely see your older profile. The older profile link or URL can most likely be found at the top of the browser address bar.
The URL will have the username. It is the part of the URL that comes after https://myspace.cm/ (username). Look at the step-by-step guide in the picture given below.
Search for your old myspace profile name in the search box on the top part of the left side of Myspace.
The URL will have the username. Username is the part of the URL that comes after https://myspace.com/ (username). Look at the picture below.
As you can see from the picture, the username is located right after https://myspace.com/ . This username can be used along with your password to log in to your account.
Still, you might have some other recovery-related questions. We have a few of them gathered here. Knowing them will undoubtedly increase your knowledge and clear up any doubts.
Does Myspace still have my old account?
Go to Myspace.com. In the top left corner, you will see the search option. Click on search and write your name. Once you do this, there you are. Your old profile is on the screen.
Can I get my old Myspace pictures back?
Myspace has deleted a lot of information. Thus, a Myspace account before 2013 is considered a classic Myspace account. If you had a Myspace account, particularly one created before 2013, switch to the new Myspace.
Your photos, images, and albums will be transferred or copied. If you do not find any pictures, Myspace has already deleted them. Your picture is not on the Myspace server.
How Can I Delete My Myspace Account?
Here is a step-by-step guide to deleting your Myspace account. Deleting a Myspace account involves finding the settings page and clicking the delete button.
From the desktop computer, click on the gear icon and select Account. Now click on the Delete account link. You will be asked to select the reasons for deleting the account. After that, click on “Delete my account.”
Did MySpace delete photos?
Your pictures from your old Myspace account are stored on the Myspace server. You must filter through the mixes folder to restore the old photos and images.
However, if you do not find any pictures or images, they will likely be deleted from the Myspace server, and you will not see them again.
There you have it all. Hopefully, you successfully get access to your classic myspace account. On the other hand, if you cannot log in, you can get in touch with Myspace directly by filling out a form on their website.
The difficult part of the job is recovering the email. Myspace advises that you retrieve your email from your email provider before clicking the link labeled “forgot password” and changing it. That’s all you have to do to recover your classic account.