Once you have lost access to your account on VK, you are likely to become upset and fall into a kind of a despair. Regardless of what has happened to your account, there is always a way to restore the control over it. Our step-by-step guide will show you how to recover your VK password in details. Besides, if you have been hacked, it’s necessary to act quickly and recover your account as soon as possible – this guide will show you how to do it within a couple of minutes. In order to do that, however, you should have access to your mobile phone or email address.
💻 Recover VK Password in a Web Browser:
On this page of VK, you need to click on the “Forgot your password?” text button
- Begin the procedure of VK account recovery by launching the browser and accessing the following website: https://vk.com/.
You will be asked to provide either your email address or phone number
- On the main page of VK, you will notice two VK forms: the sign in form (placed upper) and the sign up form (placed lower). Near the “Log in” button within the sign in form, there is the “Forgot your password?” text button. Click on that button.
The system will also ask you to verify that you are a human
- After doing so, you will be asked to enter your email address or phone number on the next page. Type that data in and click on the “Next” button.
You are likely to be asked to provide your last name for the security reasons as well
- Then, you are likely to receive a pop-up window requiring you to prove that you are a human. Check the box and proceed further.
In order to recover your VK password, you should click on this button
- Then, the system will ask you your last name – you have to enter your last name in the given field and click on the “Next” button.
- You will get to see your profile (if you have done everything correctly). There, you should click on the “Yes, this is the profile” button.
In order to recover your VK password with the help of your mobile phone, you have to click on the “Get code” button
- Now, you have to use your mobile phone number for the account recovery. There, you need to click on the “Get code” button.
Right after that, you need to type your verification code in this field and click on the “Confirm” button
- Once you have obtained the verification code via SMS, type it in the provided field and click on the “Confirm” button.
- Following it, you will be asked to change your password. Make up a new, reliable password and type it in the first field. Then, repeat it in the second field. Click on the “Change password” button.
📱 Recover VK Password in a Mobile App Using Mobile Phone Number:
VK is a social network that can also boast to have a highly functional app. While our previous article shows how to install it, this part of our guide will demonstrate you that you can also recover your VK password in a mobile application of vk.com. At this point, we will try to recover the password by using a mobile phone number of an account. Let us know in the comments if you have any questions 😊!
If you want to recover the password of your VK account, you need to tap on this app and access it
- First of all, you should find the vk.com app icon on your smartphone and tap on it.
You have to tap on this text button in order to start the VK password recovery process
- Once you have launched the mobile app, you will get to see the sign in form, placed in the center. By using that form, you can log in to your VK account. But, considering that you need to recover the password of your VK account, you should tap on the “Forgot?” text button, placed in the “Password” field (look at the screenshot).
You can enter your email address or phone number in the given field and start the recovery process
- Then, you will get to see the page where you can start the recovery process. In the proposed field, you should enter either your email address or a phone number. Type your phone number there and tap on “Next.”
You will be asked to verify that you are a human, not a robot
- Following it, you should check the box in order to prove that you are not a robot.
You will also be required to provide your last name in order to prove that you are the owner of the account
- The next page will require you to enter the last name of your VK account. Type that last name there and tap on “NEXT.”
- Following it, you will see the page where you will be able to recover your VK password with a phone number. There, make sure that your phone number is specified correctly. If all is okay, you should tap on “GET CODE.”
If you wish to recover the VK password by using your phone number, you should click on this button
- Once you have received a 5-digit verification code onto your phone number (as an SMS message), type it in the new field and tap on the “SEND CODE” button.
Once you have received a verification code, enter it in the provided field and click here
- Then, you will be able to set up a new password for your VK account on the next page. In this simple way, you have just recovered the password of your VK account.
✅ Recover VK Password in a Mobile App Using Email Address:
If you don’t have access to your mobile phone number, you still can recover your VK account. However, keep in mind that the recovery process will be far longer, lengthier, and more complicated than in the previous two options. At this point, we will show you how to recover your account in the mobile app while using only your email address, and you should just stick to our guidelines.
- In the first place, you should tap on the icon of the vk.com app and launch it.
You can also recover your VK password by using an email address, which is linked to your VK account
- Then, you will get to see the main page of the app. In the center of the page, there will be the log in form, where you have to click on “Forgot?” that can be found in the field of “Password.”
- Once you have done that, you should enter the email address (it is important: your VK account must be linked to this email address) in the provided field and click on the “NEXT” button.
Once again, prove to the system that you are not a robot
- Then, you need to check the box in order to proceed further.
- On the following page, you should enter your last name in the provided field and click on the “NEXT” button again.
Once you have entered your surname, click on this button and proceed further
- Following it, you will get to see the page where you will be able to recover the password of your VK account with the help of a mobile phone number. But if you don’t have access to your mobile phone number, then you should click on the “I have no access to the number” option.
- Right after that, you will be redirected to the webpage where you can make a request to restore your account. There, you need to fill out a short form, if you want to recover your account on VK.
If you don’t have access to your phone number, you should tap on this option
- First of all, you should type your mobile phone number in the first field (even if you don’t have access to it). Then, you should enter your old password in the second field (the last password of your account that you remember).
- Then, type an old phone number (if there previously was another phone number that has been linked to your account) in the third field.
You will have to send a special request in the case when you don’t have access to your mobile phone number
- Eventually, you should type the email address your account has been linked to in the fourth field.
- Following it, you should tap on the “SEND A REQUEST” button. Then, the customer support of VK will review your request and reply to you as soon as possible.
❓ Frequently Asked Questions About VK Password Recovery:
Q: Why cannot I access my VK account?
A: The chances are that you have lost the password of your VK account. In such a case, we recommend you to stick to the instructions of our guide and get the password of your account recovered.
Q: How can I recover my VK account?
A: As you can see in this article, there are at least a few ways of VK account recovery. You should choose a suitable way of account recovery and carefully follow the instructions of the guide. Make sure you don’t miss any important step or point.
Q: I have attempted to recover my password, but have failed so far. What to do?
A: First of all, you should make sure that you follow the guidelines carefully and don’t miss anything important – our guides inspect this process step by step. If you are sure you follow all the instructions yet cannot recover your password yet, we can recommend you to create a new account on VK (follow this guide), access it, and contact the VK customer support. Then, describe your problem and wait a response from the customer support. You can also try to write us about your problem with VK account recovery too!
Q: Should I necessarily have access to the mobile phone in order to recover my password?
A: It is recommended to have access to your mobile phone during the recovery process, but it is not mandatory. You can also recover the password of your account in a different way, but it will take more time. Actually, you will have to send a recovery request to the customer support of vk.com.
Q: In which other way I can recover the password of my VK account, if not with a mobile phone number?
A: When you will have to provide your mobile phone number, you can choose the option “I don’t have access to this.” Following it, you will be required to provide some information about your account in order to prove that you are the actual owner of it. Namely, it includes: current mobile phone number, old mobile phone number, your last name, the last password you remember, and the old email address that is linked to your VK account. We highly recommend you to have your VK account linked to an email address!