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Support response time/recovering old accounts

Discussion in 'Account Management FAQ and Info' started by thevro, Jun 6, 2014.

  1. thevro

    thevro Visitor

    Jun 6, 2014
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    I've contacted support to try to get access back to an old account (forgot login, email with an isp that no longer exists, created before ea or mythic account systems) and haven't heard back for about a week now. Has anyone else successfully recovered old accounts? How long does it take support to respond and resolve issues?
  2. LowdownandShifty

    LowdownandShifty Journeyman

    Nov 19, 2013
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    My brother and I each reactivated our old accounts last year. It took a couple (1-2) days to receive the initial reply and a few more to finish the process. So, I'm surprised you haven't heard back even after a week. To which email address are you sending your correspondence?

    You should be contacting [email protected]. The more of the following information you can provide them better:
    • Name of the account
    • First and Last name on account
    • Email on account
    • Date of birth on account
    • Any character names found on the account (name and shard)
    • Phone number on the account
    • Date when account was opened and closed
    • Country and /or State of residency
    • Last four digits of credit card on account
    • Date of last login to account
    #2 LowdownandShifty, Jun 9, 2014
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2014
  3. thevro

    thevro Visitor

    Jun 6, 2014
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    Thanks. For anyone wondering, I was able to get my account back. It took about 12 or 13 days and required much of the info LowdownandShifty posted.

    However, the account only lists Renaissance activated (which I never even bought). I've contacted support asking how to enable other expansions since many of them no longer seem available on the uo store. I'm hoping that subscribing or buying Stygian Abyss fixes this, and not so eager to jump in with both feet since they seem to either be a bit understaffed or have a hard time navigating their accounts & billing software.
  4. Diomedes Artega

    Diomedes Artega Certifiable
    Stratics Veteran

    Oct 9, 2008
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    Hey there. Well it is a pretty convoluted system for applying things to your account and so forth. Only SE is more infamous for their FFXI series with applying rewards/other to accounts. Keep in mind though, they are transitioning from EA Mythic to Broadsword I do believe.
  5. Anasmin

    Anasmin Visitor

    Oct 1, 2014
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    Thanks so much. This post was so helpful. I hope I can get my old account back (fingers crossed).
  6. Dodger

    Dodger Certifiable
    Stratics Veteran

    Jun 25, 2008
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    You won't need all that, I had an account reactivated with character name, shard and email. I just explained I was drug addled.
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