Every once in a while, we are changing passwords on our email accounts, usually for security reasons. Sometimes, when we want to make some changes like this one is, we will use our phone. Not so long ago, I wanted to change Gmail password using my Android device, and I admit the process was a bit confusing. I love using Gmail, and I use the app daily. When I opened the app, I thought I will easily find the option I needed, which was not the case.
I turned to Google and I noticed that many people asking the same question: How do I change my Gmail password? While I found a few solutions, I saw many Gmail users complaining that the particular method doesn’t work, because they couldn’t find some of the options that were listed. The reason for that is a different version of Gmail app.
In this article, I will share the method I used to change Gmail password, and I can assure you this is the simplest one that will work no matter which Gmail app version you have because we won’t use the app at all. This guide is for both: Android and iOS devices, which means you can use it on your Android phone or tablet, iPhone or iPad. So, let’s get started.
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How to change Gmail password
Just follow these simple steps, and you will change Gmail password in a few seconds:
- Make sure that you are connected to the Internet
- Open the browser on your phone
- Type the following address: google.com/settings/passwordchange
- You will be asked to log in to your Google account, so add your username and current password
- Next, you will see the “Password” screen and two fields.
- In the first one enter a new password, and in the second one confirm the new password.
- When you are done, click Change Password at the bottom of the screen
That’s it. Now you know how to change Gmail password. When you are done with the process, you will get a notification on your device to enter a new password, so you can use the Gmail app.
As you can see, this method is really simple, especially when compared to some other options, and it requires only a few clicks. Just use the browser, and follow the steps we have shared with you. If you ever find yourself in a situation that you need to change Gmail password, using the phone and not the computer, remember this guide, and you will do it with ease.
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