By entering your recovery email address or phone number, you may access your Gmail account if you can’t remember your password. You might still be able to restore your account by responding to specific security questions if you don’t have a recovery email address or phone number connected to your account.
Submit your email address
The procedures below will help you regain your account if you’ve forgotten your Gmail password:
- Access the Gmail sign-in page, and press Password forgot?
- After entering your email address, click Next.
- If you see a message that says “Couldn’t find your Google account,” you may have entered the wrong email address.
- Select the password-reset method you wish to use:
- – Text yourself a verification code.
- – Get a verification code by voice call
- – Respond to the security question
- Type in the code that you were supplied, then click Next.
Simply choose “forgot password?”
Don’t worry if you forget your password. It is possible to reset it.
Visit the login page first. Under the password field, there is a “lost password?” It will open a new page when you click it.
Put your email address in the box given on the new page. Then select “Send reset link” from the menu.
You will subsequently send a link to reset your password through email.
Use the most recent password you can recognize
If you can’t remember your password, you might be able to access your Gmail account by using the last password you can recall. Click Need Help? on the Gmail sign-in screen to begin the recovery procedure.
Select Next after entering the most recent password you can recall. If you can’t remember your password, try a different approach.
If you’re prompted to enter a verification code but don’t have your phone or backup codes, click Try another way to recover your account.
If you see a message saying “Couldn’t find your Google account,” your password is incorrect.
Answer your security question
You can use a security question to recover your Gmail password if you’ve forgotten it.Security questions are made by the user and used to verify their identity. In order to answer your security question and recover your Gmail password:
- Access the Gmail sign-in page, and press Lost your password?
- Type your email address into the box provided, then click Next.
- Select the option to answer your security question and click Next.
Follow the instructions to reset your password.
It can be easy to forget your Gmail password, especially if you haven’t had to use it in a while. You shouldn’t panic if you find yourself in this circumstance. You may reset your password by logging into your account.
Click the “Forgot Password” button on the “Login” page for Gmail. Click “Submit” after entering the email address linked to your account.
Selecting choices to reset your password will then be shown to you. Select the best fit for your circumstances, then adhere to the guidelines.
Enter the verification code when requested if you selected to receive it by text message or phone call, and then click “Submit.”
If you have chosen the option to answer your security questions, correctly answer all of the questions and click “Submit.”
You will be able to go into your account and view your emails after you have successfully reset your password.
In the event that you forget your password, you can log in to your Gmail account by entering the most recent one you can remember. However, be careful before proceeding if you’re unsure about your last password. Incorrectly entering your password could permanently lock you out of your account.