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How do I reset password if I fear account is compromised

I believe my Gmail account may have been hacked onto. I reset it online and received an 'official' acknowledgement and an apparently identical one, sent simultaneously, which Gmail spam filter blocked. How can I bypass online password change via my own account?

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Ensure your password change took effect by logging into your gmail account using your new password.
Make sure in the address bar it says "HTTPS" before the address (Some browsers will show this in green)

If the login is successful this means your password was changed. To make sure go through the password change process again and pick a brand new password.

A better solution all together would be to enable 2-step verification. This allows you to use your cell phone to enter a code to make sure logins are from you and you alone.

https://www.google.com/landing/2step/

The second email that was sent to you but blocked as spam was blocked automatically because other gmail users have already marked it as spam. So Google is probably aware of any issues and may ask users to change their passwords if the problem is serious.

I hope this helps you out.

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