Recover your GMail password via SMS

Recover your GMail password via SMSA lot of time we forget our passwords and try to recover it using the same old technique where the service provider send new password to an email address that we have registered earlier with them. Security question is also an option to recover password where user set a security question like “What is my first school teacher name?”. Although these techniques are easy and used almost by all service providers, it is sometimes easy to hack them. Like if the password recover system only depends on birthdate and a security question then it is easy to guess the answer of someone whom you know. Recently Salma Hayek’s one of the online account was hacked by guessing few obvious answers.

But in today’s era of internet, a product keeps on changing as new and new features are added. Today GMail has added a new feature in its arsenal. GMail will send you new password if you forget your password by text message on your cell phone. All you have to do is just to register your cell number with your gmail account for one time. Just follow these steps to configure this option.

Sign in, select ‘Change Password Recovery Options,’ enter your cell phone number and click ‘Save‘. Next time you forget your password, enter your username on the password-assistance page, and Google will text you a recovery code. No need to check another email account or even leave the page.



29 Comments

  • Phi Huong 10 July, 2009, 13:58

    Why not supporting this service(recovering password) for Vietnamese users? I could not find Vietnam in the box “country”.
    Thanks.

  • Viral Patel 10 July, 2009, 14:33

    May be Google have not yet collaborated with service providers in Vietnam. They should do it fast. :)

  • Dharma Teja 10 July, 2009, 18:33

    I lost my password i don’t remember any security quetions so please send my pass word to dis tempary mailID dteja50@yahoo.com

    thanks you.

  • Viral Patel 10 July, 2009, 19:31

    Hi Dharma, Which account you talking about?

  • Viral Patel 13 July, 2009, 16:53

    I think people are taking this in wrong way. Please read the article properly. I have not written that I can recover the password and send you the details via SMS. Lot of people have asked me to recover their password!!
    Again, please read the article properly before commenting.

  • venkatesh 13 July, 2009, 18:00

    i forgot gmail username& password.

  • levias mathonsi 1 August, 2009, 2:47

    i can not retrive my password

  • sainge 28 April, 2010, 18:12

    hi ya Admin…
    my gf lost his gtalk account ,
    one of her friend steal this from her n how can i get back now?
    plz let me know …
    if u can ..plz contact my mail…. sxxxxxx@gmail.com

  • Neha 30 January, 2012, 9:53

    Sir,Im a girl n love some one very much,when Im in a relatioship I send him mail & now he blackmail me from this mail.I want to delete my mails from his id pls help me sir.if u can help me pls cont me on my mail id – <removed>

  • hardip 14 February, 2012, 18:28

    how can i reset my password even if i haven’t change password recovery option and also have no answer of security question…???

  • fabianfortuin95 4 February, 2013, 17:10

    Re-did my software and now my email doesn’t wanna access

  • nitin katoch 22 February, 2013, 13:09

    i 4get my gmailpassword and security question pl. send me my password

  • saddam kher 16 March, 2013, 19:04

    i have forgot my gmail password,plzzz some one help me

  • Jonathan 4 May, 2013, 2:57

    HI vp,i forgot my password on my gmail account could you help me plzzzz.

  • dilip 28 May, 2013, 18:57

    i know my recovery mail id but my mobile number is not available , it is possible for myself to access my account but not able to enter in to it , i need help

  • sandy 11 June, 2013, 14:04

    how can i get my forgetten passwords? plz help me

  • Ashok Mali 15 June, 2013, 19:00

    i forgot my password on my gmail account could you help me

  • rahul 25 June, 2013, 18:38

    plz help me to reset my gmail password

  • nisha 23 July, 2013, 17:15

    i am forget my password.

  • samphri inghi 8 August, 2013, 23:24

    i forget my gmail password…….please help me

  • Alex 31 August, 2013, 2:01

    I don’t know my password or security questions… What do/can I do?

  • vashram chaudhari 4 September, 2013, 15:00

    I FOR FORGET MY GMAIL PASSWORD PLZ HELP ME

  • maliekah 3 October, 2013, 5:37

    please help i really need a retrieve my gmail password urgent information that i need please please help desprate

  • avinash 14 November, 2013, 0:08

    hi sir I forget my gmail password I tried so many options …my problem is I changed my phone number so I can’t access my password you sent that old number..help me plz

  • Aubrey 1 December, 2013, 20:08

    Can’t log with my phone

  • Bilal kundi 13 December, 2013, 16:04

    hi sir I forget my gmail password I tried so many options ., I have my cell number but not remember my passward,,, plz help me plz……

  • hemant kumar 26 December, 2013, 18:04

    i have a gmail account but i am not able to log in because i have forgot my password plz tell me what have i should to do………..? i had activated 2 step verification at aryankoli33@gmail.com but i tried so much but don’t able to log me in

  • ndlala canon 8 January, 2014, 20:03

    can u plz send me code to reset password

  • Muhammad akhtar 29 January, 2014, 13:42

    Please help me

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