How to Unban your GTA 5 Online Account in 2023 (100% Working)


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Rockstar Games has always taken the gaming world by storm by releasing classic titles like ‘Grand Theft Auto’ and ‘Red Dead Redemption’. But if you violate the rules and regulations in any manner, Rockstar Games will not bat an eyelid before suspending your account or banning you.

Recently, on 14 June 2022, a huge number of people were banned from GTA 5. Now, it has been common knowledge that all bans on GTA 5 are permanent and cannot be appealed. If you are among the unlucky ones who have been banned from the game, keep reading because here we are going to show you how to get GTA 5 unban online after getting a permanent ban.

Why was I slapped with GTA 5 ban?

How to Unban your GTA 5 Online Account in 2023 (100% Working)

Even though GTA mods are really common and a lot of people often use them, Rockstar Games does not tolerate modding and cheating. They have a regulated system for straining out the users who are not abiding by the rules of conduct.

The reasons why Rockstar Games can ban you are as below. You will find that they are pretty common ones

  • Modding
  • Disrupting the gameplay of other players
  • Making transactions that are not legal and legitimate
  • The exploitation of the game’s mechanics

And many others. The company has automated systems and bots which scan the actions of players and detects any suspicious actions if spotted. Recently, these automated systems can even look into your game directory for mods.

After they strain out the suspicious accounts, they keep them under constant scrutiny. If their suspicions are proven true, they can either suspend or ban your account.

How to identify if your account has been suspended or banned

There are two ways by which you can get punished for going against the code of conduct in GTA. These can be by:

  • Suspending
  • Banning

What is a GTA 5 Account Suspension?

How to Unban your GTA 5 Online Account in 2023 (100% Working)

If your account gets suspended, it means that your account has been banned temporarily. Suspension is common for players who have gone against the code of conduct for the first time. However, a suspension can range from a few days up to a few months depending on what offense you have committed and how serious it is.

What is GTA 5 Account Ban?

How to Unban your GTA 5 Online Account in 2023 (100% Working)

In case of certain misconducts, after getting suspended first, you can get banned for repetition of the same misconduct again.

Whereas, in other cases, you can straight up get a permanent ban. GTA 5 permanent bans are most common if unofficial modified files are detected in your game directory by the automated system.

Also, if players report you or record you as you are violating the code of conduct, your account can get indefinitely banned because of that.

Rockstar Games might also ban you as a mistake. Since the system is automated and there are millions of users around the world, mistakes are often made. You can be mistakenly detected as a cheater or as someone using mods. You can also be reported by other users out of spite. In cases like these, there is a high chance that your ban will be lifted soon enough.

It is essential to keep in mind, that once your GTA 5 account is suspended or banned, all your progress is erased. Starting from your characters and inventory to your property, everything will be completely reset.

How to get GTA 5 unban online?

How to Unban your GTA 5 Online Account in 2023 (100% Working)

Compared to the older protocols, the latest ban policy is much more rigid. This is proved by the fact that the Rockstar unban ticket [which could be used in the process of unbanning your account] was lifted by the company. This proves just what lengths they are ready to go, to keep cheaters out of their servers.

However, there are still some ways in which you can use GTA 5 unban tools and contact them for lifting the ban on your account:

Method 1 to appeal for GTA 5 unban

The first method is pretty common. You just contact them at their email address for Tech Support Keep in mind, before you contact a representative, you need to prepare:

  • Proof of your fair game [to prove your innocence
  • An elaborate explanation to convince them that you were banned without any reason

Also, if you have any mods installed, uninstall them before going through with this process.

Keep in mind that even after all this, Rockstar Games might not pay any heed to your appeals since they are extremely rigid with their new policies regarding banning players.

Method 2 to appeal for GTA 5 unban

The second method, Rockstar unban ticket, is something that has been tried and tested and has actually been found to be working.

For this method, your account needs to be on Steam or Epic Games. This method won’t work if your account is on Rockstar Games or if you use a console. This process works like a GTA 5 unban hack to lift the GTA 5 permanent ban. However, this hack is not like a complete GTA 5 unban because you might lose all your progress on the account.

Following is the step-by-step guide on how to get GTA 5 unban

  • Go to the Rockstar support page
  • Select the “Submit a Ticket” option
  • Select ‘Social Club’
  • Click on ‘Account Linking’
  • Input your Social Club nickname. In the description, type a message to unlink your Steam or Epic Games account.
  • Submit the ticket

After the ticket ID is generated, you will receive an automated e-mail back. Send a reply to the email to confirm your identity. This will be followed by another email in which information will be requested. Just fill out all the information that has been requested and resend.

You need to wait for a couple of weeks at the maximum after which you will receive a confirmation email saying that your account has been unlinked.

And voila! Just like that, you will be able to get GTA 5 unban as well and once you get back your account, even though all the progress won’t be there, you can start playing online again.

In case none of the above GTA 5 unban techniques work, the only way out is to create a new GTA online account. All the levels, weapons money, and everything you toiled for can no longer be retrieved.

In the meantime do not forget to check out Latest News On GTA 6 Release Date and its leaks.

Well, I hope this whole bundled guide has helped all my fellow gamers out there. I wish all of you a happy gaming session!

Rashmi is the Editor of PhonesWiki. She launched PhonesWiki back in 2018, turning it into a top spot for phone news and updates by 2019. Now, it's your go-to for leaks and solutions to phone problems. Her first phone was a Nokia 6610, but now she relies on an iPhone 14 Pro as daily driver. Rashmi's a tech enthusiast through and through, always tinkering with gadgets and gizmos. When she's not writing, you'll find Rashmi hanging out with her beloved pet, enjoying some quality playtime. Have a tip or just want to say hello? Contact her at


  1. Please help me with this Sir/Madam. Before i’m using GTA when it get on free on Epic store it was linked with my main social club account. But recently that social club and epic account get hacked. So i purchased an new GTA from Steam and try to log in with different social club account but it shows that this steam account is already linked with different social club account that i don’t know about i was linked my steam account with that rockstar account few years back. So i try to recover my account by contacting rockstar support and epic game support to get recovered that account. And get recovered & logged into that account but it shows your account suspended i don’t know what to do and what that hackers did to my account so i do some research from your website and then again contact rockstar support to unlink my social club account from this steam account and they did it too. Then i try to log in with different social club account but it shows rockstar activation code is already in use. So now i don’t know what to do all my money with megalodon shark card is fully gone now. Please Please help me out from this. I thought whether to buy again GTA Criminal Enterprise Pack(online) only or not but even that i have an doubt too whether it shows to buy the full game again means i totally get lost all of my money. Basically I’m a driver i have only this hobby to play GTA online on my free time with my friends and have some fun but now i don’t know how all this happens to me. Please help me with this


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