Almost everyone today has a Gmail account for exchanging emails for both personal and professional uses. And with the help of one Gmail account, you can easily sign up for other features of Google as well.
Losing password of the Gmail account
We exchange emails daily and if you forget the password, then you won't be able to log in back. Losing the password of the Gmail account is quite common these days and can be recovered easily with the help of Gmail account recovery methods. For the details, tap below.
Methods to recover lost password of Gmail
To recover the lost password of Gmail, there are three methods of recovering a lost password. According to the convenience of the user, one can choose any one method to do the Gmail password reset.
Alternate email method
- 1.To recover the lost password, open the sign-in page and click on the forgot password option.
- 2.Now enter the username of the account and move to the account recovery page.
- 3.As you select the alternate email address, you will receive the recovery code on mail.
4.Enter the code in the security box and set a new password. Re-enter the password to confirm and your account will be recovered.
Recovery phone number
- To recover the lost password, repeat the first few steps, and click on the forgot password option.
- Enter the username and select the phone number method. And as you choose the phone number method, you will receive the recovery code on phone as text.
- Now set a new password and re-enter the password to confirm and you can use your account like before.
Answering the security questions
- part from the mail and phone number method, you can also choose to answer the security questions.
- Navigate to the account recovery page, and enter the username of the account.
- And as you select to answer the security questions, you will be asked a few questions that you have to answer.
- As you answer the security questions, your account will be verified and you can set a new password. Re-enter the password to confirm and you will be done.
And the lost password will be restored and now you can use the new password to log in. Also while setting a new password, make sure to set a strong password that is strong and secure. Moreover, prefer not to share the password with anyone. In case you have any doubts or issues related to Gmail not receiving mails then you can contact the customer care team of Google.