If you lose access to the two-factor authentication methods for your GitHub account, you can retrieve your account recovery token from a partner recovery provider and ask GitHub Support to review it.


  1. On Facebook, navigate to your Security Settings, then click Recover Accounts Elsewhere. Facebook security settings page with Recover Accounts Elsewhere link
  2. Click the recovery token associated with your GitHub account. List of recovery tokens stored on Facebook
  3. To redeem your account recovery token, click Recover This Account. A new window will open, returning you to GitHub. Modal box with information about your recovery token and Recover This Account button
  4. Contact GitHub Support to let them know that your account recovery token is ready for review.