How to find out Gmail passwords

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How to recover Gmail password

Before illustrating all the various steps you will need to perform for I will recover the password of Gmail, there is one thing that is good for you to keep in mind. By carrying out the password recovery procedure I mentioned in the introduction of the article, you will not have your old password back but you can set a new one to re-enter your e-mail account. Having made this necessary premise, I would say that we can proceed.



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To recover the Gmail password from computer, the first thing you need to do is click here to connect to the Gmail login web page. Next, indicate theemail address of your account in the appropriate text field and presses the button NEXT. At this point, click on the link Forgot password? and provide the last password you remember. If you don't remember any, press the link Try a different method until you are offered a password recovery method that suits you.

In my example, I'll use an alternate email address that I had previously set up on my Gmail account as a recovery method. If you are offered a different one, follow the simple instructions you see on the screen to recover your account.

If you have also been offered the recovery of the account by using an alternative email address, press the button Send and wait for the account recovery code to be sent to the address in question. Then open the message containing the verification code, type it in the text field Insertion codice and presses the button NEXT.

Finally, fill in the fields Create password e Confirmation with the new access key you want to use to access the inbox of your Gmail account and presses the blue button Change Password to save the changes. Finally, click on the link Continue your Gmail to log into your account and that's it.



I remind you that, by changing the password to access Gmail, the one through which you log into your Google account will also be changed. The Google account and the Gmail account, in fact, coincide with each other and the modification of the access credentials for one implies the modification of the access credentials for the other as well (and vice versa).

Smartphones and tablets

You would like to try to recover your Gmail account password directly from smartphones and tablets? To do this, start theGmail app on your Android or iOS device, press on the voice Log in located at the bottom, tap on the item Google from the menu that opens and consent to the use of Google com to log in. Now, provide theemail address of the Gmail account whose password you want to recover (or tap your name e last name, if you had saved your login information), presses the link Forgot password? and type in the appropriate text field the last password you remember.

If you don't remember any in particular, tap on the link Try a different method until you are offered a password recovery method that suits you. If, as in my case, you have opted for recovery using an alternative email address, press the button Send and wait for the numeric code for account recovery to be sent to you via email. As soon as you receive it, type the relevant code into the text field Insertion codice e fai tap sul pulsating NEXT.


Next, indicate the new password you want to use to log into Gmail by typing it in the text fields Create password e Confirmation and press pulsating Change Password to save the changes made. The changes, of course, will also affect your Google account, since, as I said earlier, it is closely related to the Gmail account.


How to recover Gmail password without changing it

If you want to try recover your Gmail password without changing it, know that you can do it simply by extrapolating the access data saved in the browser. Obviously, as you may have already guessed, you can go this "way" only if you have actually saved the login data of your Gmail account on one of the browsers you use to access the Internet.

  • Google Chrome - if you use the desktop version of Chrome, presses the button  at the top right, select the item Settings, click on the item Password in the section People, it identifies the password relative to gmail or to the account Google and presses on the symbol ofeye to find out (you may be asked to enter your PC user account password). If you use the mobile version of Chrome, you can be able to view the passwords saved in the browser by pressing the button (...) and then pressing on the voices Settings> Password> Gmail. At this point, tap the password text field to show it (you may be asked to enter your device's unlock code).
  • Safari - if you use the Safari version for Mac, go to the menu Safari> Preferences ... (top left), select the tab Password from the window that opens, type the Password of your macOS user account in the appropriate text field and locate the password for the Gmail account. Up iPhone e iPad, go to Settings> Passwords / Passwords & Accounts> App & Website Passwords, provide your Apple ID password or authenticate with Touch ID / Face ID and locate your Gmail password.
  • Mozilla Fireox - gives desktop, pigia sul pulsating (≡) located at the top right, click on the items Options> Pref Renze, select the voice Privacy and security from the left sidebar, click on the button Logins saved ... located in the section Modules and password, locate the Google account whose access you have saved and press the button Show password located in the lower right and then up Yes. From mobile devices, presses the button (…) / (≡), select the voice Settings from the box that opens and go to the menu Privacy> Access.
  • Microsoft Edge - presses the button (...) located at the top right, select the items Settings> View Advanced Settings> Manage Passwords and locate the Gmail account whose password you want to know.
  • Internet Explorer - presses the icon ofgear at the top right, select the item Internet options from the menu that opens, go to the tab Content, pig sul sul bottone Settings annexed to the section Automatic completion and presses the button Manage password to locate your saved Gmail password.

If you want more information on how to recover passwords from the browser, read the guide I dedicated to the topic. For the future, in order to avoid wasting precious time in trying to discover Gmail passwords, I suggest you use one of the appropriate resources that I indicated in my guide on how to manage passwords, to keep the key without problems. access to your Google account and more. Also because, as I will explain better in a moment, saving passwords in the browser is not exactly the best security!



How to find out others' Gmail passwords

You are wondering if it is possible discover other people's Gmail passwords, maybe because you are afraid that someone might sneak into your account without your knowledge? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. The so-called crackers, or "bad hackers" who exploit their computer knowledge for illegal purposes, use various techniques to understand the login credentials of other users.

One of these is to steal the login credentials saved in browsers. As I showed you in the previous chapter, you don't need to have who knows what computer skills to exploit browser vulnerabilities to your advantage. Therefore, avoid storing passwords in browsers that you use on your computer and mobile devices if you want to avoid problems. Much better to use a good password manager, like LastPass o 1Password, which I told you about in another guide.

Also, I recommend that you set one secure password e enable two-factor authentication (more info here): this last setting is particularly important, because it prevents malicious people from accessing your account even if they know the access password (since they cannot know the secondary key that is generated at the time of login).

If you want to learn more about these and others related to computer security, I invite you to consult the guides in which I explain in depth how to defend your PC from hackers and how not to be spied on your mobile phone: there you will find many other tips that will surely come back to you. useful to prevent someone from sneaking into your accounts (Gmail and more).

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