How to Recover a Forgotten G-mail Password

To reset your forgotten G-mail password:

• Make sure you either

• Have a secondary email address specified for your Gmail account or

• you have not logged into your Gmail account for 5 days.

• Follow the Can’t access your account? link from the Gmail log-in page.

• Make sure I forgot my password is selected.

• Type your full Gmail email address under Email address.

• Click Continue.

• If you have set up a secondary email address for recovery:

• Make sure the desired email address is selected following Get a password reset link at my recovery email: under Choose how to get back into your account..

• Click Continue.

• Open the Google Password Assistance message in the selected email account from Google Account Recovery.

• Follow the link under To initiate the password reset process for your ___ Google Account.

 

• If you have set up a security question for Gmail password recovery:

• Make sure Answer my security question is selected under Choose how to get back into your account..

• Type the answer to your recovery question following the question.

 

• If you have set up phone number for account recovery:

• Make sure the desired phone number is selected following Get a verification code (via SMS) on my phone: under Choose how to get back into your account..

• Click Continue.

• Open the SMS text message from Google that begins with Your Google verification code.

• Type the verification code form the text message on the Google Account Recovery page under Enter that code here.

• Click Continue.

• Enter the desired new password under both New password: and Re-enter password.

• Click Reset password.

 

If you have used your Gmail account in the past five days but have not specified a secondary email address, you’ll have to wait for these five days to pass.

 

 

→ No Secondary Address and Your Answer to the Security Question Does not Work?

 

Are you unable to reset your Gmail password, either through a secondary address or by answering your security question?

 

• Make sure you are trying to access the right account.

• Check the account name for misspellings.

• Does the security question sound familiar?

• Contact Google with as many details that allow them to identify you as the account holder as possible.

 

 

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