Try it again 30 seconds latter. This will prompt for alternate verification. So you change it to tomorrow date minus 18 years. And most people don't use gmail. If you can provide enough accurate information, you will get your account back. Which one must do every month just to keep enough internal space free to sync anyway, since most apps and data cannot be moved to sd card, and the android os is locked down to prevent removal of facebook and other space hogging crude, never used by a real user. Now, you can easily on your phone.
Avoid using any real-world words, or any words that could be derived from your personal information birthday, child or pet name, address. Browse other questions tagged or. This article has also been viewed 32,027 times. . At this point you may want to take a look at other recovery and security options for your Google account, such as enabling two-factor authentication and supplying a recovery email address. Then you have to wait 1 day and now you finally 18 on your account and you can change it to whatever you want. Actually, your data on the lock-screen Android phone can be accessed with the proper way.
Then I went through this forum and followed as many directions as I could, but I still couldn't get into Gmail. Here's how to do it. Also use both upper- and lower-case letters. Do they not realize that many devices do not come with playstore. Don't include any dictionary words, as these make the password less secure. You're right, thanks for pointing that out. Provide your current password to confirm your identity, and then create a new secure password on the next page to complete the process.
Sign out of all of your Google accounts. But I think I figured it out. This will make the password easy to remember, but hard to crack. Enter your new password twice to confirm it. Secret questions will not be available as a recovery option on our password-assistance page, but will be available as one of a series of questions on our Account Recovery Form. Open webpage on your computer and then log into your Google account that you used on your locked device.
Remember: The default can be different from device to device, and the method described above will only apply to the device you complete the steps on. If you made a typo,. If you're on our password-assistance page and don't have access to any of the recovery options, click the link on that page to verify your identity in order to fill out our Account Recovery form. Therefore, frequently is very important in case getting into trouble like forgetting lock screen pattern. I have forgotten my password, but my browser remembers it If your browser remembers your password that is, the password field is automatically populated when you log in to your Google account, and you're able to log in , you should be able to retrieve your password through your browser's password manager.
When choosing a new password you should consider creating one that is strong and difficult for someone to guess to prevent your account from being compromised in the future. It may take a while for the survey to process. You can subsequently sign back into all of your other accounts without messing up your new setup. Answer as many questions as possible, and make sure your answers are accurate. Why they would hide the change password in a small box that dissappears in gmail in 4. Not the answer you're looking for? Usually the phone should have detected the password change and a notification should appear in the notification bar to ask for a new password. Having a Google account gives you access to features such Gmail, Google+, and YouTube.
However, sometimes we ourselves may forget what the lock pattern is and can't remember it after a long time struggle. Note: You should make sure the phone is connected to the Internet, or you are not able to log in Google account and remove the pattern lock. You can break up real words with characters and symbols to make the password strong but easy to remember. If you think somebody may know your password or you want a new one, you should change it for your safety. The other option remains--the only obvious option-- to factory reset.
Gmail displays your email address in the browser's title bar, so searching your browser's history for Inbox or Gmail might reveal your email address. Make sure that the password contains a variety of upper- and lower-case letters, numbers, and symbols. How to change your default account 1. After it took the code, I was able to enter the new password and all is good. You may also need to revoke your 'Application-specific password' and create a new one for the different apps e. I was wondering if I had to reset the whole phone, when I went into the Market app and it immediately asked for my new Google pwd. Over and over again it won't take it.
Click your profile picture or icon in the top right corner of your screen. Click here for more details on creating a strong yet memorable password. Go to your account options sign-in and security and register both your mobile number and alternative email account to insure that Google can help you when you log out from your account. Instructions on how to do that will vary depending on which client you use. Found this thread today after using a different sim card in my Inc S to try and recover some phone numbers. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. Sign out of it, as well as any other Gmail accounts you're signed into.