How to change Gmail account password

If you discover your password has been breached, changing it to a more secure one is highly recommended.

Your password prevents unauthorized access to your Gmail account, keeping all your communication private, but there are times that you need to stop using your old password, this is more often the case if it has been breached.

You can change your Gmail password from either the web or your mobile phone, follow the steps described in this post to change your Gmail password.

Change Gmail password


Steps to changing your Gmail password

These steps apply to both Gmail for the web and the Gmail app for mobile

Step 1. Go to Gmail: Go to Gmail from the web, or open the app on your mobile device

Step 2. Tap on your profile picture

Step 3. Click on “Manage your Google Account.”

Step 4. Go to “Security”: By switching the tab to the right, go to the security tab.

Step 5. Scroll down to “Signing in to Google”: Scroll down to ” signing in to Google” and click on “Password”.

You will be asked to sign in again to confirm it’s you.

Input your password to verify your identity. Then click next.

Step 6. Input new password: From here, you can input your new password.

Once done, click on the “change password” button.

I hope you find this information useful, please leave a comment if you had any questions.

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