What to do if You forgot your gmail password


This article describes the procedures that can be implemented to recover a lost and forgotten gmail password.

It is very common to find questions on internet like "I forgot my gmail password what should I do?" and "My gmail password does not seem to be working? What can I do?".

In this resource I will give very simple answers to such question. When you enter a wrong password you will get the message on login that your username and password do not match. Just below the login you will see a click-able link "forgot password" . Just click on the link and you will be directed to password recovery page of Google. You will be asked to enter your user name on the first page . Thereafter on the next page you will be asked to write letters in a box by seeing it from above written place. Thereafter you will be asked to answer the security question you provided while creating the account and you are done. If you entered the correct answer you will be asked to reset your password.
Congratulations on getting back the accessibility to your gmail account. In case if you have any query please post your query as response to this resource.


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Comments

Author: Partha K.26 Mar 2018 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 4

A brief but very useful article on recovering the G-mail password. In India, most of the e-mail users have G-mail account. So, the present article would be useful to all such e-mail account holders.

If a person forgets his/her G-mail password, he/she should visit Google's account recovery page, enter his/her account information, and click Next. If the person earlier linked a phone number to his/her g-mail account, he/she can use it to retrieve the password using a verification code sent by SMS.

In case the person doesn’t have access to recovery email, phone, or other option, he/she will still be able to recover G-mail password by manually verifying the identity. He/She needs to visit the Google account recovery page and enter his/her e-mail address and click “Continue”. Then he/she has to click “I don’t know” option for the password and choose the “Verify your identity” option. After answering all questions correctly/accurately, the password will be retrieved.

Author: Krishna Verma02 Aug 2018 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

@Partha K : Yes the recovery process has changed a lot from the time I posted this resource. Now the emphasis is more on sending a recovery code of the recovery mail or phone number added in the account.

There are other minor changes as well.



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