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How to Fix the Arkose Challenge on Twitter

Are you getting a “Pass an Arkose challenge” error on Twitter?

Here’s the full error message, “We found some unusual activity on your account”.

“To make sure that Twitter is safe for everyone, we need you to confirm your identity before you can continue using Twitter”.

“To unlock your account, you must do the following: Pass an Arkose challenge”.

When you select “Start”, you’ll have to complete a CAPTCHA to prove that you’re not a bot.

In this guide, you’ll learn what is the Arkose Challenge on Twitter/X and how to fix the “Pass an Arkose challenge” error.

What is an Arkose challenge?

An Arkose challenge is similar to a CAPTCHA where you’ll have to complete a puzzle to prove that you’re a human.

By completing the challenge, you’ll prove that you’re not automated software attempting to engage in malicious activities.

On Twitter, you can get an Arkose challenge when you’re sending direct messages or editing your profile.

The purpose of the challenge is to mitigate spam and bots on the platform.

How to fix the Arkose challenge on Twitter

To fix the Arkose challenge on Twitter, you need to complete it and subscribe to X Premium to prevent the error from happening again.

If the error still persists or your following drops to zero, you can contact X support for help.

Method 1: Complete the challenge

  1. Tap on the “Start” button to start the challenge.
  2. Complete the CAPTCHA to prove that you’re a human.
  3. Tap on the “Continue to Twitter” button to unlock your account.

Method 2: Subscribe to X Premium

  1. Open the Twitter app and tap on your profile picture.
  2. Select “Premium” and choose a plan.
  3. Tap on the payment button and complete the payment.

Method 3: Contact X support

  1. To contact X support, you must first subscribe to X Premium.
  2. Open the Twitter app and tap on your profile picture.
  3. Select “Premium” followed by “Preferences”.
  4. Scroll down and tap on “Get support”.
  5. Fill up the X Premium support form and submit it.

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