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I can't reset my password because I'm in a blocked range IP.


Ali R. Mansour
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I've created my Wikipedia account 10 years ago and now I want to log into my account. But, now I see an error telling me that I can't reset my password because I'm in a blocked range of IP. I didn't do anything wrong. Actually, I haven't made any changes or edits. So why should I be blocked from accessing my account? I can't even create a new account with my previous user name because it is taken! Would you please help me?

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This forum is not for Wikipedia support, so we can't provide much help to you here. The easiest thing to do would be to try resetting your password while on a different IP (for example, if you got that message on your home wifi, try a cellular connection). Failing that, your best bet is to reach out to the Wikipedia admins for assistance; the block message should contain some instructions on how to do that.

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