How To Change Gmail Password
How to change Gmail password is necessary if you want to create a stronger password to avoid hackers, or if your email password was compromised. Many people create new passwords, too as they forget their old one. You can get your new Google password the same day without problems by following the basic instructions.
To change Gmail password, you will need:
- Computer with internet access
- Google email account
- A valid email address
- Recover your password. If you do not know your password, go to the Google Accounts page, click on "Can't access account" below the "Sign in" button, then type in your email address and hit "Submit." Next, type in characters to continue the process then a secondary email address to change Gmail password so it is sent to the email address. If you select the option, “I can’t access my account,” Google will redirect you to answer a series of questions to help recover your Gmail account.
- Change password. On the upper right corner, click on your Gmail email address and go to, "Account Settings."
- Under "Personal Settings," select "Change Your Password" type in your current Gmail password, or the answer for the security question you submitted during the registration process for a Gmail account. Think of a new Gmail password to use, but make sure it is a difficult password, at least eight to ten letters long. You can also test it using the side bar for its strength.
- Once you place in the new Gmail password twice, press the "Save" button. Now your new Gmail password is stored and you are ready to gain access of your emails.
Store your mobile number in Google Account, and have your password texted to you in case you forget it.