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How do I protect my Google/Gmail account?

I have seen lots of horror stories of people who have lost control of their Google account, especially Gmail. How can I prevent the same thing from happening to me? What steps can I take to protect ...
8
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2answers
7k views

"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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1answer
9k views

How to recover Google account when two factor authentication is enabled but codes are lost? [duplicate]

Does anyone know how one can recover your Gmail account which has two factor authentication enabled when: you lose the printed codes and your authorized phone + laptop are unavailable? I lost my ...
4
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1answer
250 views

Child over 13 cannot access Gmail account

I created a Gmail account for my sister when she was under 13. Gmail blocked it so we left it as is until she turned 13. Now that she's 13, we cannot access it and it asks verification questions that ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Is it possible to get Gmail Password sent to my recovery email address?

I want my Gmail password to come to my recovery email address without changing the password. Is it possible. If yes, how can it be done?
2
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1answer
24k views

Recover Google account when someone changed the phone number and the email address that is needed for recovery?

Someone changed the password of my Google account. I tried to recover it by using Google recovery, but unfortunately that someone has already changed the phone number and the other email address that ...
2
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0answers
108 views

My Gmail account was taken over by someone in the country of Jordan

My wife's Gmail login screen looks like this. I have changed her password, but it seems to go deeper into Gmail than that. There are ads served by Google in Arabic. How can I fix it?
1
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1answer
628 views

Can't access my Gmail

I was trying to log into my gmail account when it said "looks like your signing in from an unusual location" then asked me to do step 2 verification. The strange thing about it is that the phone ...
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0answers
134 views

I have been locked out of a Google account because I changed phone numbers [duplicate]

I have an old Google account I would like to get into. I know to a certainty the following: username password phone number I registered the account with I changed phone numbers so I can't receive ...
1
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2answers
329 views

Can't add alternate email in Gmail

I am trying to add an alternate email address to my Gmail account but I cannot because Google says it's already in use. I can't find where it's in use and have been researching this for days. Any ...
1
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0answers
73 views

Recovering username for Google+ company page

For a client I am updating website and company pages on Google+, Facebook, etc. However, the client lost his username for Google+; we tried recovering it using potential back-up email addresses but ...
1
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1answer
699 views

Help me get back into my account [duplicate]

My old phone was lost or stolen so I'm trying to log into my Google account from a different phone but I dont remember my pass word and I didnt have a recovery email..I tried to use my girlfriends ...
1
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1answer
538 views

Can't log into my Blogger account [duplicate]

I haven't been able to log into my Blogger account for my blog or into the Gmail of the same account. I remember the recovery mail that I'd connected and I've tried using the account recovery several ...
1
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1answer
257 views

Google redirects back to sign in page after entering correct username and password

I have the correct user name and password but when I enter them I just get put back to the sign in page in an endless loop.
0
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2answers
33k views

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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