Resetting your Gmail password is required mainly when you are unable to log into your account. Generally, this need arises in two situations – either you have forgotten your password or someone else is having access to your account. In case you have forgotten your Gmail password, you can reset it whenever you want, however, if it is hacked and someone else is having complete access to your accounts, it is necessary to reset the password of your Gmail account, especially if you have other online accounts associated with it. As, having access to Gmail means, the hacker can get into your other linked accounts. To know how to reset Gmail password, follow the step by step instructions provided below.
Steps to Recover Gmail Password
1.) Go to the Gmail sign-in page and enter your username (Email address or Phone number). Once entered, click on the Next button.
2.) On the next page, click Forgot password? link. This will direct you to a new page where you will be prompted to enter the last password you remember. Simply try to guess and enter the password in the provided field and click on the Next page.
3.) Now, You will be asked to verify yourself as the rightful owner of the account by fulfilling one of the verification options provided on the next page(s). The verification options generally include Phone numbers and email addresses added to your Gmail account.
4.) If you are given a phone number as the verification option and if you recognize the phone number (partially visible) option on the screen, you can click Send text message button to receive a verification code in SMS or you can click on Get a call button to receive a verification code via call.
5.) If you don’t recognize the number, you can click on Try a different question link. You will be directed to another verification option. If you see your alternate email address (partially visible) option and if you recognize it, click on the Send button to receive the verification code.
Note: If you don’t recognize this option as well, you can click Try a different question link again to get to another option. You might be prompted to enter the Month and Year in which you created your account. Also, you might be prompted to enter an email address that you can access. Follow the on-screen instructions as prompted. Make sure to fulfill one of the options in order to reset your Gmail account’s password.
6.) Once you receive the code, enter the code on the subsequent screen and click on the Next button. Once verified successfully, you will be directed to the Password Reset page.
7.) Enter your New Password in provided fields and click Change password, you will successfully get logged into your Gmail account. You can make changes to your account recovery information on the next page.
8.) To change or update your phone number click Edit located next to your listed phone number. Similarly, you can change or update your Recovery email address. Click on the Done button when you are done. Then, you will be prompted to review your account permissions. Once reviewed, click on the Done button and then on Continue to get to your Gmail inbox.
So, this is how you can easily reset your Gmail password and eliminate the hackers from having access to your account. In case you are unable to follow the above-mentioned steps or if you need any further assistance regarding the above or any other issues or queries related to Gmail, you can get in touch with our Gmail customer support team.
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