G.co Recover – How to Recover Your Gmail Account and Password.
Learn how to recover your Gmail® password or Google® Account in a few easy steps.
Google® is very helpful with letting users recover their data, password and Gmail account, if the user has provided enough security information when registering his or hers account. If you have forgotten your password, then first try again paying special attention to typos, Uper and lower case letters and numbers. CHeck that your CAPS lock button is not on on your keyword.
If you need to recover your account, then begin at the Google Account Recovery page (previously located at https://g.co/recover). Enter your Gmail email address or your associated phone number to identify your account. Alternative, visit this Google Help page for a more detailed troubleshooter support page.
Bear in mind, that if have not used your Goggle account for over 9 months, it could have been deleted. idf thats is the case, create a new account.
After visiting the Gmail Recovery page, you have the following choices:
If you specified a mobile phone number for your account, when you signed up, you can ask for a verification code to be sent as a text message. This will verify that your are the owner of the account.
If you specified an alternate recovery email address, whn you signed up, you can request for a verification code to be sent to your recovery email address. Enter the code that is sent to your recovery email address.
If you did not specify a mobile phone number, or a recovery email, or don’t have access to that number anymore, you can choose to answer security questions instead.
If you don’t remember your Google Account Username (your Gmail email address or the part before the @ sign), then click on “Forgot Email”. You will then be asked to enter your associated mobile phone number or recovery email address.
How to Recover your Gmail password by Verifying your Identity.
If you cannot access your recovery email, your recovery mobile phone, or could still be able to recover your Gmail® password by verifying your identity by answering security questions.
- Go to the Google Account Recovery page.
- Enter your email address and click on the “Continue” link.
- Choose the “I don’t know” option for the password.
- Choose the “Verify your identity” option (under all other available options).
TIPS for Answering Verification Questions:
- Don’t worry if you get it wrong and you are denied. If you get the “Google couldn’t verify this account belongs to you” message, then try again.
- If you are not sure of an answer, try the closest answer, you can think of.
- Answer all questions, even if you are not sure of the correct answer.
- Use a computer or mobile phone (and location) that you frequently sign in from. Google’s system can detect that you are using a IP address that you commonly log in from.
- Use the same internet browser that you always use for logging in.
- If the system asks for the last password that you remember, enter the last one you can remember one you recall. If don’t remember the last password, then enter a previous one that you do remember.
- If the system asks you why you cannot access your account, then include reasons such as: You changed your password recently and now you cannot remember it, you’re traveling, or you think that your account has been compromised.
G.co Recovery – Other Tips.
If you are working with Google® accounts, G Suite® or Google Apps® at your work, it could be easier to reinstate your account access by contacting the administrator at work to reset your password, so that you can recover your account.
If you don’t remember your username, you might be able to find the username in your web browser. Search your web browser history for Gmail®. It could reveal your email address. Your full email address or the part of it before the @ sign, is your Gmail username.
State your problem below this page, if you still cannot recover your account.
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