5 Tips to Keep Your Roblox Account Safe

by Emily on October 23, 2020

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Roblox is a world-famous gaming platform where thousands of people worldwide come together every day to create, share, and imagine experiences in an immersive third dimension user-generated world. 

Its members build the hundred of games that you will find on this platform. It is available to download and play for all. However, one of the major threats is the security of its member’s account. 

Like most of the large-scale websites, even Roblox has a potential threat from hackers and scammers. However, its members’ security is of utmost importance for the creators, and every day they ensure that their members are protected against any online fraud. 

Nevertheless, it’s always better to take matters in your own hands and defend your Roblox account. If you want to keep your account secure, here are five tips to keep your Roblox Account safe, reliable, and hack-proof. 

Five Tips to Keep Your Roblox Account Safe

1. Two-step Verification Process

Roblox has a 2-step verification system for all its users. This process provides an additional layer of security to your account. While logging in, you would require to log in with your Roblox account password and a unique 6-digit code that you will receive on your email address whenever suspicious login is detected or whenever a login is done via a new or unrecognized device. 

As you get alerts via email, it prevents unauthorized access to your account. It is highly recommended to enable this 2-step verification system. You can enable it under the security tab in account settings. Also, another great way to secure your account is by verifying your email id with Roblox. 

This way, if your account is compromised, in any way, you can receive a password recovery link in your primary email that will let you take control of your Roblox account. 

2. Beware of Phishing Information and Scam Websites 

While browsing Roblox, you may sometimes receive messages like builders club subscriptions, free Robux, etc. Be alert all the time as these websites might look legit as they have the Roblox logo and other assets. 

When you click on them, they might ask you to enter your User ID and password or download some particular apps. Avoid it, as it is a scam. 

Some of the common phishing messages from scammers are:

  • I will help you in building this
  • Lets Trade our accounts
  • I will provide you with some Robux, can you get robux for free?
  • I can give you a free builders club subscription, etc. 

One of the best ways to find if the website is fake is to look for symbols like asterisks, etc. in the URL. Always double-check the URL and login only on the official website or app. 

3. Use a Mighty, Unique Password 

This is an easy one but also very important. While making a Roblox account, use a unique and robust password. Never share your Roblox password with anyone. 

Here are a few clues for creating a unique and strong password:

  • Use a mixture of upper case, lower case, numbers as well as symbols which won’t be easy to guess
  • Use uncommon phrases or words
  • Regularly keep changing your password
  • Always use a different password for all your accounts. 
  • Store your password in a safe place which is inaccessible to others.

A weak password is one of the most popular ways a player loses his/her account. So don’t give out your login details or any other information. If anybody compels you for your login credentials, you should report them using Roblox’s “Report Abuse” feature. 

4. Keep Your Account Information Private 

Never share your login credentials like passwords, unique codes, reset password links, etc. sent specifically to you on your email address with anyone. These links and codes are for you and only you. 

Think before giving you login details to anyone, especially those who promise to provide you with something in return. You might form friendships with many people on Roblox, but however good your bond might be, always keep your sensitive personal information to yourself. Don’t share your phone number, address, name, Birth Of Date, passwords, etc. with your online Roblox friends. 

5. Log Out After Playing On Public or Shared Devices 

It is always advisable to play or log in from your device. However, if you log in from your friend’s device or public computers, always log-out from your account after playing and before switching off the device or handing it over to the other person. This way, others won’t be able to access your account. 

Suppose you see any suspicious activity or think that your account is compromised. In that case, you can visit the help page on Roblox official website for more information regarding what steps to take next. 

While we are at it, it is advisable to never add anyone else’s email address on your account other than yours or your parents. If you enter someone else’s email address, they might receive the password reset email and access your Roblox account and hack it. We hope this article will help you make your Roblox account safe and hack-proof.

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