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recovery by email:
Recovery email address You don't have to provide a recovery email address, but we strongly encourage you to. Once you've started using Google as a signed-in user, we'll use your recovery email address to communicate with you under the following circumstances:
To change or add a recovery address:
recovery by phone:
Having a mobile phone number on your account is one of the easiest and most reliable ways to help keep your account safe and ensure that you can get back into your account if your account is taken over or you forget your password. Your mobile phone is a more secure identification method than your recovery email address or a security question because, unlike the other two, you have physical possession of your mobile phone.
Hackers target accounts without phones because they're easier targets. Add a phone and join hundreds of millions of other Google users who have helped stop hackers in their tracks.
To add a recovery phone number to your account:
Ways we will use your mobile phone number
We'll only use your mobile phone number to ensure the security of your account. Here are some ways we'll use it:
Ways we won't use your mobile phone number
Unless you make a specific request, we won't use your mobile phone number for anything other than protecting your account. For example, unless you tell us to, we'll never:
What type of phone you should use
You should use a mobile phone number so that you always have access to it. It's important that you can receive security alerts as soon as possible so that you can help keep your account safe.
Posted on Dec 18, 2014
Click the "Need help?" link on the Gmail sign-in screen.
Posted on Oct 01, 2014
SOURCE: i forgot my gmail password
Please go to:
This will begin the password recovery process for Gmail.
Thanks for using Fixya.
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