How to recover my email and password
You can have a recovery email address only if you do not have two-factor authentication or two-step verification. While the recovery email is optional, it is recommended that you add one.
If you ever forget your security questions, you can use your recovery email address to reset them. We will also send you account security-related notifications to your rescue email address.
If you have two-factor authentication or two-step verification, this means you have a notification email address instead of a recovery email address and do not need to remember the security questions.
If you had a recovery email address on record when you upgraded to two-factor authentication or two-step verification, that email becomes your notification email. You can also use these steps to edit your notification email address. If you delete the notification email address, you will not be able to add a new one.
Change gmail recovery email
If possible, please complete the form from a device that you have previously logged in to your account with and in a location where you typically use that device and that we will recognize, such as your home or office.
Answer as many questions as you can, as fully as possible. If you are unsure, you may try to guess; incorrect answers will not be penalized. When you get to a question that allows you to “add more”, fill in as much information as you can.
You will be asked for the SkypeID or contact names from your account. If you use Skype to call mobiles or landlines, you will also be asked for any of the following, along with details of a recent Skype purchase.
I forgot my gmail password and I don’t have an alternative email address.
If that doesn’t work, and you also don’t have access to the account you originally designated as a backup, click “try a different question” again. Now we’re getting into older, less secure methods of account protection, such as security questions like “what is your mother’s maiden name”. You should be able to answer at least one of these questions.
Gmail account recovery form
How do I get the verification email or code I need to change my contact settings? When you make changes to your contact settings, we’ll send you a verification email or code as a way to protect your account. Email VerificationIf you have changed your primary email address in the Contact Settings, we will send a verification email to the new address you have entered. You will have 24 hours to click the verification button in the verification email. If you do not receive the verification email, please follow the steps below: