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How to change your Gmail password?

Changing the password at frequent intervals is among the best security practices that are out there. It is also the easiest and requires no specialised tech knowledge.

If you change the Gmail password, you are actually changing the Google Account password, as both the passwords are the same. As Google Account Password is the key to access different Google apps, changing the Gmail account password will change the passwords of all the Google apps that you use.

You can change the Gmail password in Computer, using Android and in Apple devices. In this article, we will explain how you can change the Gmail password in a step-by-step manner and across different platforms.

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How to change your Gmail password via PC?

Want to change the password from the computer? Follow the steps given below.

How to change your Gmail password via PC or smartphone?

  • Open Gmail on your computer.
  • Click on the Settings (gear icon) located at the top right.

How to change your Gmail password via PC or smartphone?

  • On the drop-down menu, click on Settings.

How to change your Gmail password via PC or smartphone?

  • Click on Account and Import.
  • Click on Change password, which is present in the Change account settings option. Look at the screenshot above to get an idea.

How to change your Gmail password via PC or smartphone?

  • Re-enter your old password again. (This is just for verification).

How to change your Gmail password via PC or smartphone?

  • Now, enter the new password of your choice. Re-enter it for confirmation, and then click on CHANGE PASSWORD.

These were the steps by which you can change your Gmail password. Easy right!

Read further to find out how to change the password through the Gmail Android app.

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How to change your Gmail password via the Gmail app?

If you are using the Gmail app on Android, follow the instructions below to change your password.

How to change your Gmail password via PC or smartphone?

 

  • Open the Gmail app.
  • At the top left, click on the hamburger icon.
  • On the drop-down menu, click on Settings.
  • If you have more than on account, Gmail will prompt you to choose one account.
  • Uner Account section, tap on Manage your Google Account.

How to change your Gmail password via PC or smartphone?

  • Slide the screen a bit and tap on the Security option.
  • Tap on Password.
  • Now, Gmail will confirm that you are indeed the account’s owner. To confirm that, you need to re-enter the password.
  • After you have entered the old password, enter the new password in the space provided. Re-enter the new password, and then tap on Change the password.

You can use the same steps to change your Gmail password on the iOS app.

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