These days you have a lot of accounts on different websites or social networks, and we often find ourselves in a situation when we can’t remember our password. Gmail service has a well-designed security system to recover the password, so if necessary, you can do it although the procedure isn’t so easy. We are going to show you how to recover Gmail password.
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How To Recover Gmail Password
To recover Gmail password, you need to follow these instructions:
Open login screen on your Gmail account and click on the link “Need help?
Select “I don’t know my password” and enter the email address and click on “Continue”.
Specify the last password that you remember. Then click on “Continue” button and the email with instructions will be sent to your recovery email (which was added when you created the account).
Then go to your recovery email, and in the inbox you’ll see a message from Google, open it and click on the link with to initiate the password reset process of your email.
When you open the link, you will see the new window where you need to specify the new password, and then just click “Change password”.
After that, you will see the recovery info button.
Then go again to Gmail login page and enter the new password.
If you want to change the password recovery options, follow these steps:
Go to your email and click on the gear icon – “Settings”.
Click the “Accounts and Import” tab and open the link “Change password recovery options”.
Select ways to protect your account and recover access to it. It is recommended to provide a mobile phone number as a recovery option. Click on “Recovery phone”.
In the next window click on “Add recovery phone”. Enter the correct number and click on “Verify”.
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