Currently it is essential to have an email . It helps us for many things, such as registering in an application, having information at the fingertips of our mobile and communicating with people through the internet, so it is important to keep our password private.
It is best to change it from time to time to protect it and increase its security level. It is for that reason that this time we will show you how to change our Gmail password in an easy and fast way. It does not matter if you are from a computer or mobile device, since here we explain each one in detail.
How to change or put a new password in Gmail
There are several ways to change our password, depending on where we are opening our Gmail , whether it is from the computer or from our smartphone, here we explain each one in detail.
Change Gmail password from PC <
To start the first thing would be to open our Gmail from the browser , then we go to the upper right where we get an icon in the form of a gear, we press it and a window with more options will appear.
Subsequently, we select the third option where it says “configuration” to take us to the settings, we will get a menu with many options.
We have to pay attention to the first options bar and we go where it says, “Accounts and import” , we click.
Within Accounts and imports, the first option will show us, «Change password» , when we click, it will take us directly to Google to change our data, in this case our password.
Google will ask you to verify your data and then enter the new password, this new password has to be entered twice and then we click on “Change the password” and Done. Remember to put an easy to remember and secure one, in the same way you can recover your Gmail account in case you have forgotten it.
Change Gmail password from mobile
Just as we can change our password from the browser, we can also do it from our mobile device with the Gmail application, for this the first thing we must do is open the application .
Then, we must open the options menu , we must press in the upper left part of the screen where three lines appear or we can also drag our finger from the left of the screen to the center.
When it is open, we will drag the menu down to reach the last options, where the “Settings” tab is. Click on this option.
We will get the Gmail emails affiliated with our mobile, click on the email address that we want to change the password, this will show us another window and select the option “Account” , to manage our Google account.
It will direct us directly to the Google application and we must select the option “Personal information” that appears below our name and email.
Within «Personal Information», our image, name, date of birth, our gender and finally «Password» will appear , and we press it.
It will tell us that we must first verify that we own the account, then it will ask us for our current password, we enter it and finally it will give us the option to place our new password , which we must confirm.
To finish, click on «Change password» and Done !. On your mobile you can also add another Gmail account so that you have two emails from your Android and iOS.
Recommendations when changing the password
Change your password constantly Helps prevent your password from being stolen . If you lost your device or left mail open on a friend’s PC, change the password and thus ensure that no one enters your account.
When the password is changed, it is usually common to forget the password for the first few days, so it is best to write it down in case you forget it.
Put a different password than the common ones , you can add symbols or numbers and letters. Do not put passwords like your name or your phone number, it is usually easy to guess.
Finally, we hope this article has been helpful. However, we would like to know, do you think it is often difficult to change the Gmail password? Do you know another way to change it? Leave your opinion in the comments.