Points to note before Google account recovery process
Before performing the Google account recovery process, you should know about important points related to it. These are:
- You do have a recovery phone number or alternative email address registered with your Google account which will help to recover your account password quickly.
- Your recovery phone number & email address must be accessible because you will receive a verification code in it to reset the password.
- Also, you can recover your account by giving the correct answer of the security questions that you set up while your account was created.
- The speed of your Internet connection must be excellent.
Methods of Google account recovery:
Google has provided the different methods of Google account recovery that are an alternative phone number, email address, security questions, or date of birth. So, in case if you forget the password of your account, then it’s not difficult to recover your account without these options. Let’s see its procedure.
Google Account Recovery with Alternative Phone Number or Phone Number:
- Sign in to Google account recovery page.
- Enter the correct email address and last remembered password.
- Click on the forgot password button.
- Choose recovery option either your alternate mobile number or alternate email address.
- A password recovery verification code or recovery link will be sent to your mobile number or email address.
- Complete the verification process, and you will be allowed to enter a new password.
- Enter the confirm password once again. Tap Save.
Steps of Google account recovery date of birth:
- Go to Google account recovery page from your preferred browser.
- Next, enter Google associated Email Address. Click on the ‘Next’.
- Enter the last entered password of your account or click on the ‘Try another way’ link.
- On the next screen, pick a recovery method that is the date of birth.
- Next, you will have to mention the correct date of birth and click on the ‘Next’.
- On the next screen make a new password, and enter the confirm password in the required fields.
Google account recovery for Android phone:
- On your Android phone, navigate to “https://g.co/recover” link.
- Tap & provide an Email ID related to your Google account.
- Enter the last remembered password of your account. Tap on ‘Next’.
- Tap on the ‘Forgot password’ option.
- On a Google recovery page, hit & pick a recovery option.
- Tap & choose one recovery option either email or phone number option to get a verification code.
- Once the account is verified, you can reset the password.
- In the password field, enter a new password and then confirm the password.
Google account recovery With Security Questions:
Sign in to your Google account recovery page. Enter the correct email address. Click on the forgot password button. Choose the answer security question recovery option, instead to pick an alternate phone number or email address. Then enter the answer to the security question. Follow the on-screen instruction, and you will forward to enter a new and confirmed password.
Ways to restore a disabled Google account?
If Google disabled your account, then you can restore/recover your account in the following way.
- Go to the Gmail or Google sign-in page.
- Enter your login credentials.
- Underneath Gmail account got disabled, click on the ‘Learn More’ option.
- Now click on the ‘Ask us to restore your account’ option.
- Select your account restoration method. Then fill out a form and you may need to enter the answer to a few of Google’s security questions.
- Once done, click on the ‘Submit’ option.
- Now your Google account restoration application would have been submitted. Then Google would analyze your request to restore your disabled Google account within 2-5 business days.
Recover suspended Google account:
- First, log in to your Google Admin console.
- Sign in as your administrator account. Tap on “Users” account page.
- At the upper-right side, tap on the “Reactivate” option.
- Tap on the “Reactivate” again to confirm.
- Now Google will enable your suspended Google account in the next 20-15 minutes,