Unusual way around the 3 strikes and you’re out and permanent decline rules. On the off chance, you have less than 1,000 matches it may not be an issue of losing matches. However, you would need to re-send all unanswered requests.
Shannon does warn against following the steps if you don’t want to lose matches. He also mentions you will lose all outstanding unanswered requests and will need to re-send them. In my case, I have 1.023 matches and would probably lose twenty-three at a minimum.
Follow the instructions in the below link ONLY if you understand what to expect.