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How to Recover Your Hacked Google/Gmail Account & Password

Author: Eva Gabar
by Eva Gabar
Posted: Jun 20, 2016
Gmail is one of the most popular email service providers, and the reasons behind its popularity are several. First of all, it is a Google product and thus can be considered as secured. Secondly, it is completely free. Nevertheless, Gmail is user-friendly, easy to be customized and simple to be used. Real problem occurs with Gmail, when your account gets hacked. It happens rarely, but a lot of users have reportedly faced hacking issues with the Gmail account.So, what you need to do when your Gmail account is hacked? If you suspect that your account is hacked, you should change your passwords and other security settings of Gmail immediately. However, it may get too late to change the settings, as hacker may have changed your password for Gmail. To recover your Gmail account and to protect your personal data, you need to learn hacked account recovery techniques. The step by step methods of recovering hacked Gmail account will be illustrated below.Important Information to Keep in MindWhen your account is hacked, during the recovery process, you shall be asked a few questions by Gmail. Sufficing the information correctly for those questions will ensure quicker and glitch free account recovery. So, here is the information for you at a glance:• Your last password – Your should remember that accurately• Last time you signed in Google or Gmail – date, month and year• Month and year of your Gmail account creation• Answers for your account’s security questions• 5 frequently contacted email addresses• 4 Labels that you had in your Gmail account• Your account recovery email address• Name 4 Google products that you are using with Gmail• Your cell phone number associated with Gmail• Reasons for losing access to GmailProcess for Restoring AccountThe process of restoring account is not complex, if you can follow the steps given below with perfection.1. Visit to the Login page of Gmail, and click on "Need Help?"2. You will be directed to account recovery page of Gmail. Now, check "I Don’t Know My Password", and then enter Gmail address on the specified box. Hit Enter.3. You will be asked to enter your last password, and after entering that hit Enter on your keyboard.4. You will be taken to Verify Your Identity page. Now, you have to provide answers to the questions of Google. Enter Correct Information to get your account’s access once again.For more assistance, you can always contact Gmail technical support team.
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Author: Eva Gabar

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