How to Reactivate a Deactivated Google Account - A Google account serves as a login tool consisting of a single email address and password, to access its various products. If your Google account is disabled, it will disrupt your access to various Google products.

How to Reactivate a Deactivated Google Account

How to recover your account when your Google account is disabled can be done in a few steps. You also need to know what caused your account to be suspended or disabled.

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How to Recover a Disabled Google Account

If you are the account owner, then you can request access to the account. According to Google Account Help, here's how:

  1. Login to your Google account in a browser like chrome
  2. Select 'Start Appeal'
  3. Follow the instructions.

If approved, your account can be reactivated. However, if it is not approved, then the account remains inactive and can even be permanently inactive.

You can also try to recover your account by filling out a form with more detailed questions related to your account directly to the link. The method is:

  1. Click on the Google account recovery link (more help here)
  2. Enter email
  3. Enter password
  4. The screen will display different ways to log in, for example by clicking 'Yes' on your phone or via Google Authenticator.
  5. Google will ask you a few quick questions about your account
  6. Usually, when a user can log into a google account, Google will ask for other options to log into the account, such as only needing to enter a password or enter a verification code.
  7. If successful, if you forget the password then you can immediately reset the password. If you don't forget your password, you can also change your old password.
  8. Verification will be done by the Google Account Team.

Reasons for Account Deactivation

Google accounts are usually deactivated if the account owner does not follow Google's policies. Here are some of them:

  • Google Terms of Service
  • Other policies and requirements for Google products and services. Examples are as follows:

  1. No logging in or using someone else's account unless explicitly authorized
  2. Sharing child sexual abuse content, including cartoons, is prohibited
  3. Spreading sexually explicit content is prohibited
  4. In Google Ads, publishers must not click on their own ads or use any means to unreasonably increase impressions and/or clicks, including manual methods.
  5. Publishers must also not ask others to click or view ads using deceptive implementation methods to get clicks.
  6. It is prohibited to use Gmail to distribute spam.
  7. Email users are also prohibited from using multiple accounts to abuse Google policies, ignore Gmail account restrictions, send viruses, malware, worms or any items that are destructive or deceptive, use Gmail for phishing.

What Happens When Google Account is Deactivated?

When a Google account is deactivated, users will get an error message or go to a page that tells them your account is inactive. In addition, in some cases you will get an email or text message from Google notifying you of the account deactivation.

That's the information about deactivated Google accounts, from how to reactivate them to some of the reasons for deactivation. Hope this information helps you.

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