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How to Recover a Forgotten Gmail Password


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To reset your forgotten Gmail password and recover access to your account:
1. Make sure you either
• Have a secondary email address specified for your Gmail account or you have not logged into your Gmail account for 5 days.
2. Follow the Need help? Link from the Gmail log-in page.
3. Make sure I don’t know my password is selected.
4. Type your full Gmail email address under Email address.
5. Click Continue.
6. If you do (or think you do) remember a password to the Gmail account-

• Type the password under Enter the last password you remember.
• Click Continue.
7-If you do not remember any password:
• Click I don’t know.

8-If you have 2-step authentication enabled for the Gmail account:
• If you can receive a code at a recovery phone number or have 2-step authentication backup codes ready:
• Make sure I can access my phone or backup options are selected.
• Click Continue.
9-If you have set up a secondary email address for recovery:
• Make sure the desired email address (following Confirm access to my recovery email 🙂 is selected following Select one of the options below to reset your password.
• Click Continue.
• Open the Google Password Assistance message in the selected email account from Google Account Recovery.
• Follow the link under to initiate the password reset process for your ___ Google Account.
10-If you have set up a security question for Gmail password recovery:
• Make sure Answer my security question is selected under Choose how to get back into your account..
• Type the answer to your recovery question following the question.

11-If you have set up phone number for account recovery:
• Make sure the desired phone number is selected following Get a verification code on my phone:.
• Click Continue.
• Open the SMS text message from Google that begins with Your Google verification code.
• Type the verification code form the text message on the Google Account Recovery page under Enter that code here.
• Click Continue.
12-Enter the desired new password under both new passwords: and Re-enter password.
13-Click Reset password.
If you have used your Gmail account in the past five days but have not specified a secondary email address, you’ll have to wait for these five days to pass.

If you are facing any kind of issue please call us our Toll-Free number 1-800-293-9401.

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