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How do I recover my Google account (or Gmail) password or username?

I have forgotten the password or username for my Google account, or I'm unable to access my account for other reasons. How can I recover my account? (This Q&A is meant as a general description ...
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How to retrieve a stolen Yahoo account's password?

One of my friends just got hacked on her PC and her Yahoo account password was stolen. Now the hacker use her account under her name for bad reason. He may have change alternative email, security ...
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I can't retrieve my Facebook password

I haven't been to my Facebook account in a while and I can't remember my password. When I try to have it reset, it goes to a security question, but I can't remember that either. Is there anything I ...
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“Something seems a bit different about the way you're trying to sign in” to Gmail

I'm trying to log in to a very old Gmail account of mine. When I enter the correct password, I'm taken to a page that says: Something seems a bit different about the way you're trying to sign in. ...
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How to recover a Yahoo account?

Someone was hacked, the hacker changed the password, we tried resetting it. Yahoo says: Looks like we can't recover your account online. Please visit our help site to get back in. What now? We ...
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Reset Google Apps Admin Password

I am the sole administrator of my Google Apps account. I cannot remember my password. When I try to reset the password all I am put in is an infinite loop. I tried following instructions from Google ...
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What do I do if I forgot my Gmail password? [duplicate]

Do I need to contact Google if I've forgotten my Gmail password?
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Gmail account recovery — forgotten password but still can get messages [duplicate]

Story is as follows: My girlfriend is managing gmail account for her father. She set it up, and then used gmails POP3 import feature to download messages from said account to her own account. She ...
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Forgot YouTube account and Password

So here is my situation: I created a YouTube-channel 2 years ago and uploaded 2 videos. Now I want to remove the channel (just remove, I don't care how). But I forgot the email-address I used and I ...
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Reset my password for Gmail and Facebook

I have a new smart phone and can't log in to Facebook and email because I have forgotten my password for both of them. What can I do?