How to Recover My Gmail Password

If you are a Gmail user and going trough login problems which would be -

1. Forgot Gmail Password
2. Password Does not work

Here is a small tutorial on how to get started when you are in this kind of situation. Straight to the point.

First you have to click on the Can’t access your account? link just below the Sign In button (See the pic below) or go directly to this link – http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=46346&topic=12783

You will be given the following options to continue:

  • I forgot my password
  • I forgot my username
  • My account has been compromised
  • My password doesn’t seem to be working
  • Loading issues
  • Another error or problem

Choose the option I forgot my password. Then you will be given the options

To recover your Gmail password, please begin with these steps:

  1. Visit our password recovery page.
  2. Enter your username.
  3. Click Submit.

If Gmail accepted your username, you’ll now see a CAPTCHA (letters in a distorted picture).

Once you enter your gmail username and click submit you will be asked for entering the captcha screen. Enter it properly and click submit.

Which leads to “Password Assistance” asking you to answer the forgot password question you would have assigned while signup with a captcha confirmation code again.

If in case you dont remember the answer then you need to click on the link which says – “Change your password by sending an email to your secondary address” which would make gmail send you a new password to your secondary email.

If in case you dont remember the answer then you need to click on the link which says – “Change your password by sending an email to your secondary address” which would make gmail send you a new password to your secondary email.

Google will send you a email to the secondary email which contains a link to verify for password-reset.

This process help you to reset/recover your lost/forget google mail passwords and make sure you can login back to your email account.

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