How to Change Your Google or Gmail Password
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A long time ago, in a galaxy far away, it used to be a fairly simple matter to change your Gmail password. Now that Google has become a megalopolis, with your account at its center, it’s not as straightforward to figure out how to change your Google password. So, here’s a simple tutorial, with pictures, on how to change your Google password, which is also your Gmail password.

When you are logged in to the Google account for which you want to change the password, click on the account name that is in the upper right-hand corner:


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This will provide the following drop-down, showing links to both edit your account settings, and your privacy settings. Click on “Account”:

 

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Once you have clicked on “Account”, you will be taken to a page that has, down the left-hand side, this set of navigation links:

 

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Click on “Security”.

 

Clicking on Security takes you to a page where you can actually change your Google password:

 

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Be sure to make your password a combintion of letters, numbers, and symbols, to make it harder to hack!

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