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How to Change Your Gmail Password OR Reset It

Google’s Gmail is the most popular and one of the best email providers in the world. Over one billion users are regularly checking-into their accounts.

You can use Google Gmail as a personal account. You can also use it as a part of a G Suite account. G Suite account comes with Hangouts, Google Tasks, Google Keep, and Google Calendar.

Due to the huge number of users, there is also a chance of hacking of Gmail accounts. You can keep your account secure by changing your password regularly. Changing passwords regularly is the best practice to keep the account secure.



If you want to change your Gmail password but don’t know how to change it don’t worry we are here to guide you on this. If you forgot your password, or your account is hacked and now want to recover it, then we will also guide you on this.

How to change your Gmail password on the computer

Change Gmail Password

If you want to change your password on the computer/laptop then follow the steps below.

  1. First of all, you need to open the Google Account in your browser.
  2. Now, click on ‘Security’ from the menu on the left side of your computer screen.
  3. Under the ‘Signing into Google’, you need to select ‘Password’.
  4. After selecting the password, you may need to sign-in again. Again sign in if required and then select Change Password.
  5. After following all the steps above, your password will successfully update.

How to change your password on Android

Change Gmail Password Android

Follow the steps below to change your password on the Android devices.

  1. First of all, you need to open the Settings app. Now, Select ‘Google’ and then ‘Manage your Google Account’.
  2. Head to the ‘Security’ option and select it.
  3. Now, scroll down to ‘Signing in to Google’.
  4. Tap on ‘Password’, you may need to sign in again. Follow the steps to change your password.
  5. After following all the steps above, your password will successfully update.



How to change your password on iOS

If you want to change your password on iOS devices then follow the steps below.

  1. First of all, you need to open the Gmail app to change your password.
  2. At the top right of the app screen, tap on your profile picture.
  3. Then choose ‘Manage your Google Account’.
  4. Tap ‘Personal Info’ at the top of the screen.
  5. Under the profile tap ‘Password’. Enter your new password and click on ‘Change Password’.
  6. After following all the steps above your password is changed now.

How to reset your Gmail password

Reset Password

If you have forgotten your password and now want to reset it then follow the steps below.

  1. Firstly, you need to head to Google’s Account Recovery page. Enter your email address and the last password of your account that you remember.
  2. If you didn’t know anything then click on ‘Try Another Way’. Google will send a notification to your phone. Google will send it if you have added a recovery number to your account.
  3. If you did not add a recovery number then again click on ‘Try Another Way’. Now, Google will send a notification to your recovery email address.
  4. If you also did not have a recovery email address then again ‘Try Another Way’. Now, Google will ask some security questions from you.
  5. If all methods fail, and you did not remember anything associated with your account then again click on ‘Try Another Way’.
  6. This time you will be asked to check your account after 12 hours. During this Google will try to verify that the account really belongs to you.
  7. If Google verifies you then you will receive a link to reset your password. To find the reset email, check your Spam or Bulk folders.
  8. Click on the reset link to update your password.

We hope that our guide will help you in changing or resetting your account.



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Written by Uzair Anas

Mobile News Writer and Social Media Marketer

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