How to reset the password of your Google account

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The Google account is something that is essential on our phones, because it gives us access to a large amount of applications and services of the firm, many of them needed in an Android phone. It may be the case that at some point in time we forget the password access to the account, which poses a discomfort remarkable.

If this has happened to you, it is not necessary to panic. It is possible to reset or to reset the password of your Google accountso you have access again, so as to continue using all the applications and services of the firm normally on your Android phone. We’ll show you the steps to follow.

Sign in to the account

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The first thing that we’re going to have to do is access to the accountor again in this case, since that is the screen we get access to the Google account where we provide you with options to reset the password, obtaining access again. Are a few steps that can only partially remember to recover an account deleted, but they are not exactly the same. The first steps to follow are:

  1. Open the settings on your phone.
  2. It enters in Google.
  3. Tap the option to Manage your account, right under your name.
  4. Go to the Security tab.
  5. Tap Password.

This is the point at which we have to log in to the account. Unfortunately, we didn’t remember the password, so that we will not be able to enter it, as you would do in a normal way. It is at this point when we will have to resort to the options that Google provides us to reset the password.

Account recovery / Reset password

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As we have just mentioned, it is time to look to the options of reset. The Google account will allow us to regain access to it by following several steps. In addition, there is an option that allows us to enter the last password that you remember, that is a way of showing that we are owners of the same, because we have to prove that this account is our. On the screen where you enter the password, where we stayed before, we follow these steps:

  1. Click on the “forgot your password?”.
  2. If you remember any password for this account, enter it.
  3. If you do not remember of any, click on “Try another way”.
  4. Google will send a notification to the phone, tap Yes, if you have your phone yet.
  5. You will be asked if you are, tap Yes.
  6. Google will send a code to the email account assistant that you have associated with your account.
  7. Copy this code and copíalo on the screen.
  8. Change the password of your Google account for a new one.
  9. Repeats the password.
  10. Tap Save.
  11. Sign in to the account.

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These are the steps to follow from our Android phone. As you can see, the process itself is not complicated, so you will be able to access the Google account again after a few minutes. On the other hand, if you do use the password manager of Googleyou can view the stored passwords, including the account of Google. So that you can make use of this manager, as if you have logged in on any device, you can access the same.

The good thing about this process of reset the password in the Google accountis that you can do it from any device. In addition, in the steps that we have performed, we can see how he wondered if we have the phone or not, so that they are giving options that best fit what each user needs in your specific case.

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