Learn How to Recover Your Gmail Password

Gmail is a widely used email service offered by Google. The search engine giant Google offers a wide range of services and Google is one of them. There are more than one billion Gmail users around the world making Gmail the world’s most used email service. There are different types of users who use Gmail to perform different kinds of tasks. Some people use Gmail for business purposes. Most of the online websites demand users to have an email address. There are many educational websites that demand users to login using their email address. So, if you are using your Gmail email for different purposes then forgetting your Gmail password can be really frustrating.

But it does not mean that you will never be able to access your Gmail account. Fortunately, Gmail provides a way following which you can reset your Gmail password.

Recovering Gmail Password

Read and follow the given instructions to recover your forgotten Gmail password.

  • First of all, access www.gmail.com
  • You will see Gmail login page on your computer screen containing username text field.
  • Enter your username in the given text field and click blue colored “Next” button.
  • Next, you will see password text field. You don’t remember your password so just click “Forgot password?” link located below Sign In button.
  • In order to confirm that Gmail account you are trying to access belongs to you, Gmail will ask some questions. Answer the question. You can also click “Try a different question” link below “Next” button.
  • It will lead you to recover your Gmail password.

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What Questions Gmail Asks?

You must be wondering what type of question Google may ask you to identify you as an account owner. Well, there are different question Google asks. Here you gol.

  • Your previous password
  • Enter your previous password in the text field.
  • Have you enabled 2-steps authentication? If yes then following are the three ways to get a code.
    • Google will send an SMS text message at your mobile number
    • Use an app like Google Authenticator
    • Back-up codes (printed)
  • You may be prompted to enter the cell phone number for verification.
  • Your account recovery phone number.
  • Google will send a text message at your phone number. Open the message to get the verification code.
  • Your secondary email address can be used to recover your Gmail account.
  • Google will send a link to your secondary email address. You can recover your Gmail password by opening your secondary email address and clicking the link you receive from Google.
  • Answer the security question you set for Gmail password recovery.
  • Do you remember when (month and year) did you create your Gmail account?
Google asks you these questions just to make sure that you are the owner of the account you are trying to access.

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