How to Change Your Gmail Password on an iPhone

Changing your Gmail password on an iPhone is a straightforward process. Here’s how you can do it:

Using the Gmail App:

  1. Open the Gmail App: Locate and open the Gmail app on your iPhone. The app icon looks like an envelope with a red “M” on it.
  2. Sign In (if not already): If you are not already signed in, enter your Gmail email address and password to log in to your Gmail account.
  3. Access Account Settings: Tap on the three horizontal lines (menu) in the top-left corner to open the navigation menu. Scroll down and tap on your email address or profile picture at the top to access your account settings.
  4. Go to “Manage your Google Account”: Tap on “Manage your Google Account” to open the settings for your Google account.
  5. Security Section: In the Google Account settings, tap on the “Security” section.
  6. Password: Look for the “Password” option, and tap on it. You might be prompted to enter your current Gmail password again for security purposes.
  7. Change Password: You will be taken to a screen where you can enter your new password. Follow the prompts to create and confirm your new Gmail password.
  8. Save Changes: After entering your new password and confirming it, tap on “Change Password” or “Save” to apply the changes.

Using iPhone Settings (Mail, Contacts, Calendars):

  1. Open iPhone Settings: Go to your iPhone’s home screen and tap on the “Settings” app. It looks like a gear icon.
  2. Passwords & Accounts: In the Settings, scroll down and tap on “Passwords & Accounts.”
  3. Accounts Section: Tap on the Gmail account you want to change the password for. This will open the Gmail account settings.
  4. Account Information: Tap on the email address at the top of the screen to access your account information.
  5. Security Settings: Tap on “Security” or “Password & Security” (the exact wording may vary depending on your iOS version).
  6. Change Password: Look for the option to “Change Password.” You might be prompted to enter your current Gmail password again for security purposes.
  7. Create New Password: Enter your new password and confirm it following the prompts.
  8. Save Changes: After entering your new password and confirming it, tap on “Change Password” or “Save” to apply the changes.

After changing your Gmail password on your iPhone, remember to use the new password when signing in to your Gmail account on any other devices or applications.

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