Do you want to change mobile number in Gmail account? If yes then this post is for you. Whenever you create an account in Gmail, it asks you to register your mobile number with the account. As it helps in the recovery of your account in case you forgot your password as, during recovery, Google sends OTP on your registered mobile number. It is also a part of your Google services.
In case you change mobile number, you must update it on your Google account. In this section, we will discuss the steps to change the mobile number in Gmail account.
Steps to Change Mobile Number in Gmail Account:
Step 1: To change the mobile number of your Gmail account, first you have to login into your Gmail account.
So, log in using your email-id and password.
Step 2: At the top right corner of your screen you have an icon showing your account profile photo in a circle i.e. you Google Account button. Click it to expand.
Below your Name and email-id, click on the Manage your Google Account button.
Step 3: To the left side of your screen you will have a menu as you can see in the image below. There you have to click on Personal info.
Step 4: All your personal information will be listed on the page among that information find out Contact info section.
Inside Contact info, you have email-ids & phone numbers registered to your Gmail account.
Click on the Phone number as you want to change it.
Step 5: The Phone number section will appear containing all the numbers that you have register to your Gmail account.
At the front of every phone number, you have a forward arrow button. Click on the forward arrow button of the phone number you want to change.
Step 6: In front of your selected number you have a menu button (three vertical dots) click it. It displays two options Edit and Remove. Click edit as we have to change the number.
Step 7: Google will ask again for your password to confirm that it’s you who want to change mobile number. Enter your password and click Next.
Step 8: Now, at the bottom of the screen you have the UPDATE NUMBER button, click on the update number button.
Step 9: Enter the new number that you want to register to your Google account and click on NEXT.
Step 10: You will receive the OTP on the new registered mobile number. Enter the OTP and click VERIFY.
Step 11: Now, you can see that the new mobile number you have just registered to your Google account is appearing in the Phone number section, confirming that your mobile number is updated.
So, this was all about the steps that you have to follow to change your mobile number in Gmail account. Always keep your mobile number updated in your Gmail account, to enjoy the Google services.
Akanksha Shrestha says
Great content and super useful. I was able to change my already registered mobile number by following your article. Thanks for the awesome article.