Passwords should be at least eight characters long, ideally around 16 characters. Usually the phone should have detected the password change and a notification should appear in the notification bar to ask for a new password. This article has also been viewed 31,586 times. A Warning triangle came up on the Droid where you see if you have missed calls, texts, etc. I changed my Google Account password on my computer. No matter how many times I did this nothing happened. Therefore people tend to change the Gmail password again and again to keep it secure and safe.
Also use both upper- and lower-case letters. You can break up real words with characters and symbols to make the password strong but easy to remember. Even if you do, it took about 20 minutes to trigger that small box, which could have easily been over looked. If this is the case, you'll need to recover your password. If you forgot your password, you might also need to recover it.
You'll be asked some questions to confirm it's your account and an email will be sent to you. Step 3: Change your password Find the section titled Password. What makes the situation worse is that the same password is also used to log into Gmail, one of the most popular email platform across the world. Why they would hide the change password in a small box that dissappears in gmail in 4. Avoid using any real-world words, or any words that could be derived from your personal information birthday, child or pet name, address. If you suspect that someone is using your Gmail account without your authorization, we recommend that you change your password.
Your Gmail account can be opened by login it with the help of user name and password. Browse other questions tagged or. If you have a Gmail account that uses a different password than your Google account, you actually have two Google accounts. Click Manage your Google account, followed by the Menu button and then Security. Which one must do every month just to keep enough internal space free to sync anyway, since most apps and data cannot be moved to sd card, and the android os is locked down to prevent removal of facebook and other space hogging crude, never used by a real user. I now need to change it on my Droid X. Input your login details as requested and, if needed, verify your identity using two-factor authentication.
Let's work together to keep the conversation civil. Retry gave me the screen to enter the password. Now, you may be wandering what to do in such a case or how to resolve this issue. So, there are so many ways to change your Gmail account password. Keep in mind that changing your Google password here means you'll likely need to change it in other areas, too. Because your password is the only way to access your account, Google requires you to verify your password one more time in case someone is trying to change your password from an active session on a different computer.
If you think somebody may know your password or you want a new one, you should change it for your safety. I was wondering if I had to reset the whole phone, when I went into the Market app and it immediately asked for my new Google pwd. I did this, but there is nowhere to change the password there. It asked me to enter a password that was being displayed on the screen but every time I enter the password, it won't log me in and just gives me another password to type in. Google Account: An Integral Part Google account is the one that has now become a very important account for every user in many ways.
The process for changing the password on both is the same. You'll be prompted to enter your current password. At this point you may want to take a look at other recovery and security options for your Google account, such as enabling two-factor authentication and supplying a recovery email address. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any community. Then when I went to my Hero with latest updates it just kept showing me an authentication screen with scribbly words to copy in the field below when choosing gmail. In order to recover your Google username using this form, you must already have specified a recovery email address or recovery phone number. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time.
You've tried many different options to no avail. Finally, enter a new password, confirm it, and click Change Password: Image: © Google. I have forgotten my password, but my browser remembers it If your browser remembers your password that is, the password field is automatically populated when you log in to your Google account, and you're able to log in , you should be able to retrieve your password through your browser's password manager. Once someone has decided the username the next step is to set the password of your Gmail account. Had all the same symptoms as the original questioner.
If you've forgotten your password, you can use Google's reset form to change the password. Once you've entered your current password, you'll be taken to a new screen. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Cancel didn't work did nothing. Here are some steps as to how you can recoever your Google account and reset the Gmail password. Below, you'll find two step-by-step guides: One for changing your password, and another for recovering your password. Therefore, with the help of the above steps, the user can easily change its password.