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What are the steps for Gmail account recovery?

If you are looking for the information about Gmail account recovery steps using mobile number or answering your security question such as Date of birth then you are welcome here. Gmail users can use their registered phone number for account recovery as they can receive verification code by Google through SMS. Gmail user can also set Date of birth as their security question and further provide the same correctly and successfully recover their account. Gmail account recovery via SMS or Date of Birth is explained below one by one.

Gmail account recovery via SMS

  • Follow the steps given below to recover Gmail account by receiving account verification code in your mobile number via SMS:
  • Launch Gmail account recovery website and input Gmail ID you want to recover
  • Now you have to provide any Old password of same account or you can skip it by tapping ‘Try Another Way’
  • Next you will get the choice to receive account verification code in your mobile number that you have registered while creating your account
  • You will get the choice to receive account verification code via SMS or Call choose SMS option and Google will send you a code via SMS
  • Enter the same code correctly on Gmail account recovery page that you have received via SMS from Google
  • Tap submit button and Google will verify your Gmail account on and then password reset page will open within few seconds
  • Set a new password for your Gmail account by typing similar password twice and then save it

 Gmail account recovery via DOB

Follow the steps given below to recover Gmail account by providing your Date of Birth that you have set as security question:

  • Open Gmail recovery web page and type the Gmail address you wish to recover
  • Click next and submit any last password of the same account that you remember or you can select ‘Try Another Way’ if you don’t remember any old password
  • Next choice you will get to receive account verification code for in your mobile tap I don’t have my phone to proceed further
  • Then you will get the choice to receive code in your alternate email ID again skip this step by tapping Try Another Way
  • At last you will get the choice to answer your security question tap to open your question
  • If you have set your DOB as security question then provide the same correctly to proceed towards Gmail account recovery
  • Your Gmail account will be verified by Google based on the DOB you have entered and then password reset page will open
  • Type a new password twice and set the same as your Gmail password

This is how you can easily recover Gmail account via SMS or DOB with the help of the steps given above. Contact Google Tech Support for any help during account recovery.

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