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How to unsuspend your linkedin account ? (2022)

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Does LinkedIn suspend your account? If so, then this is the right guide to unsuspend your LinkedIn account.

In this guide, we will cover the following topics

Why is your Linkedin account suspended?

How can you prevent getting suspended on Linkedin?

What to do when you get suspended on Linkedin?

How to unsuspend your Linkedin account?

What to do if you are suspended from Linkedin for sending a lot of connection requests?

How to withdraw a Linkedin invitation ?

How to contact Customer Support on Linkedin ?

Why is your Linkedin account suspended?

Your LinkedIn account gets suspended in the following scenarios.

  • When there is a report of illegal activity or inappropriate activity on your account.
  • When there is a repetitive history of abuse in your account. 
  • When you use software that is not authorized by Linkedin. 
  • When you send a lot of connection requests. 
  • When a lot of people decline your invitation request or when your messages are marked as spam. 

How can you prevent getting suspended on Linkedin?

Here are some of the ways to prevent you from getting suspended on LinkedIn.

  • You can customize the Linkedin invitation. 
  • You have to avoid using software or sites that are not authorized by Linkedin. 
  • You can limit the number of invitations that you send. 
  • You can withdraw pending requests thus reducing the number of requests. 

What to do when you get suspended on Linkedin ?

You can try the following methods when you get suspended on LinkedIn.

  • Try to remove any tools which you are not authorized by Linkedin. 
  • Try to contact customer support on Linkedin. 

How to unsuspend your Linkedin account?

Follow the below steps to unsuspend your LinkedIn account.

Visit the Linkedin webpage. 

Enter the email and password and login. 

Now since the account is suspended, a page with such information will be shown. 

After going through that, click on “Verify your identity”. 

Enter the necessary details and select the type of ID we want to submit. 

Click on “Continue” and upload the image if required. 

Click on “Submit”. 

Now a mail will be sent to our email. 

Go to email and open the mail sent by Linkedin. ( the mail will sometimes be only about account updates).

Now try to Login again. 

What to do if you are suspended by Linkedin for sending a lot of connection requests?

When you are suspended from sending a lot of connection requests in Linkedin, try the following methods. 

  • If you have only got the first suspension, then wait for a few hours before sending another invitation. 
  • When you have multiple suspensions in a day, then wait for some days till that suspension gets removed itself. 
  • When you are suspended from having too many outstanding invitations, then wait for a month before sending another invitation. 
  • You can submit an appeal from your account.
  • You can withdraw some invitations which you have sent a long time before or which you don’t want anymore and go to the Contact Us section on Linkedin and raise your issue. 

How to withdraw a Linkedin invitation?

There is a feature in Linkedin to withdraw the pending requests which are not been responded to till now, by doing so you can reduce the number of invitations that you send from your profile. A large number of connection requests can make a chance for getting your account suspended since you are mistaken as inappropriate or spam or other. 

Follow the steps below to know how to withdraw a Linkedin invitation. 

Open the Linkedin profile through a mobile or system. 

withdraw Linkedin invitations to unsuspend Linkedin account

Click on “My Network” shown on the top of the page near Home. In mobile, “My Network” is shown at the bottom of the page.

withdraw Linkedin invitations to unsuspend Linkedin

Click on “Invitations” shown on the top of the page. 

unsuspend Linkedin account withdraw sent invitation

Click on “Sent”. 

There you can see the number of invitations that you have sent. 

Click on “withdraw” across the connection request that you don’t want anymore. 

withdraw Linkedin invitation confirmation unsuspend the Linkedin account

Click on “Withdraw” again for confirmation. 

How to Contact Linkedin Customer Support ?

You can contact the Customer care support of Linkedin when you are not able to unsuspend your LinkedIn account. 

Here we will mention the ways to contact LinkedIn customer support through the LinkedIn app and through the browser on desktop or laptop.

How to contact LinkedIn customer support through LinkedIn app ?

Follow the steps below to contact Customer support through an app on mobile.  

Open the Linkedin app. 

Click on the profile pic on the top left of the page. 

Click on “Settings”.

Contact LinkedIn customer support through mobile

Scroll down to find “Help Centre” and click on that. 

Contact LinkedIn Help Center

Click on the options under “Recommended Topics”. 

Click on “Basics”.

Contact LinkedIn Help Center to unsuspend linkedin account

Click on “Contact us” on the bottom left of the page. 

LinkedIn Contact us

Click on “Get help from us”

LinkedIn get help from us

Click on Other.

LinkedIn Other Help Center

Enter the required details. Click on “Create a support ticket”, if you could not find any solution on the results shown.

LinkedIn Support ticket

Now a form will be displayed. Enter the required details.

LinkedIn form to unsuspend linkedin account

Click on “Submit”.

How to contact LinkedIn customer support through the browser on a desktop or laptop?

Follow the steps below to contact Customer support through a browser on a laptop or desktop, 

Open the Linkedin profile on your browser.

Click on “Me” icon on the top right of the page.

Contact Linkedin through a browser

Select “Help” and click on “Open Help in a new tab”.

contact Linkedin support

Select “Help” and click on “Open Help in a new tab”.

Click on any Recommended Topics.

Linkedin customer support help center

Scroll down and click on “Contact Us”( if you can’t find the Contact Us there, then ).

Contact LinkedIn contact us

Click on “Get help from us”.

Linkedin get support from us

Click on “Other”.

Linkedin Help center

Enter your issue.

LinkedIn support ticket

Click on “Create a support ticket”, if you could not find any solution on the results shown.

Complete all the required files and click on “Submit”.

Wrapping Up

Hope you get an idea about unsuspend your LinkedIn account. Kindly let us know if you have any queries.

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