Earlier we have seen the method to reset the password in Gmail using Text message & automated Call. In this section, we will discuss the method to reset the password of your Gmail account using email verification. In this case, the verification code will be sent to your recovery email id that you have provided while creating this account.
Steps to Reset Password in Gmail Using Email Verification:
Step 1: Go to the sign-in page of Gmail using the URL www.gmail.com, enter your email Id in the Email or phone text box & click on Next.
Step 2: In this step, it will ask you the password for the corresponding Gmail account. But obviously, you may not remember it that’s why you are reading this post. So, click on Forgot Password?
Step 3: It will ask you whether you remember the last password that you used for this Gmail account. No, then click on Try another way.
Step 4: It will now provide you with the options where it could send the verification code to proceed further. The options you have here are:
Text (it will send text message i.e. SMS that carries 6-digit verification code)
Call (you will receive a recorded voice call dictating you the 6-digit verification code)
I don’t have my phone (Since in this content we have to reset the password using email verification. So, click on I don’t have my phone)
Step 5: Google will recommend sending the verification code on your recovery email id that you have provided while creating the account. It also provides you with the hint of recovery email id by partly showing and partly hiding the recovery email id. Click on the Send button & the verification code will be sent to your recovery email id.
Step 6: Now, it will ask you to enter the verification code. For that login to your recovery email id, you must have received an email with the verification code. Get that verification code.
Step 7: Enter the verification code and click on Next to proceed.
Step 8: The Change password section appears here, you can reset your password. Enter the new password for your account in Create password text box. Again enter the new password in Confirm text box just to confirm it. Click Next to proceed.
Step 9: You are signed in with the new password that you have reset just now. It will also display some security issue you can resolve them and click on Continue to Gmail or you can directly click on Continue to Gmail.
So, these were the steps to reset the Gmail password using email verification. Hope the content is useful. Keep reading.