How to Recover or Reset the Email Password You Forgot

If you ever face a situation where you forgot email password, you will be prevented from accessing your emails as the system just won't let you in until and unless you enter the correct password for your account. If this ever happens to you and you are clueless as to what to do, the following post should help you do the email password recovery procedure.

Each of the email providers you use usually provides a recovery method for you to recover the password for your email account. You may use any of the available methods to reset the password for your email account and to get access to your existing emails. The following guide shows how to recover email password using various ways on your devices.

Feel free to use any recovery method that you think works for you and you should be able to recover your email password.

Part 1. One Click to Recover Email Password Saved on iPhone/iPad (for Any Email Account)

One of the things that most email users usually do is they save the password for your email account on your iPhone or iPad. If you did that for the account whose password you now have forgotten, this section should help you retrieve the saved password from your iPhone or iPad for you.

There is a software called Tenorshare 4uKey - Password Manager that allows users like you to recover passwords for your email accounts with the click of a button. It works for any email account as long as you have saved the password for the email account on your iOS-based device. The following is how you go about recovering the password for your email.

Step 1 Head over to the software website and download and install the software on your computer. Connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer and launch the software.

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Step 2 Click on the button that says Start Scan to scan your device for any saved email passwords. It will start scanning your device to find all the saved passwords on it. Wait for it to finish scanning your device.

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Step 3When the scan has finished, click on Mail Account in the left sidebar and you will see all of your email account passwords in the right panel.

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You now have the password for your email account and you can use it to log-in to your account on any of your devices. That is what you do when you forgot email password on iPhone.

Part 2. The Official Ways to Reset Forgotten Email Password Online

If you would not want to use a third-party software to find the password for your email account or you do not have your email passwords saved on your iPhone or iPad, you may use the official recovery methods to have your email passwords recovered.

The following are the official recovery procedures for some of the popular email providers.

1. Reset Gmail Password

If you have email login password forgot for your Gmail account, you may use the following steps to get your gmailpassword reset.

Step 1. Open a browser and head over to the Gmail sign-in page. Enter your email address and click on Next.

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Step 2. Click on Forgot password on the following screen. Choose your recovery method to reset your Gmail password.

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It's that easy to reset your Gmail account password. Ge more details on How to recover forgotten Gmail password.

2. Reset Hotmail Password

Microsoft lets you easily reset the password for your Hotmail email account and the following is how you do it exactly when you forgot Hotmail password.

Step 1. Head to the Hotmail password reset page, enter your email address, and click on Next.

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Step 2. Choose your recovery method on the following screen to reset your password.

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You should now have a new password for your Hotmail account.

3. Reset Yahoo Mail Password

Resetting a Yahoo Mail account password is pretty and can be done easily as shown below.

Step 1. Head over to the Sign-in Helper Page on the Yahoo website. Enter your email address and click on Continue.

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Step 2. It will send a code either to your phone or your email. Choose what is convenient for you and proceed.

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That's all. You should be able to reset your password using the received code.

4. Reset AOL Mail Password

If you forgot AOL password, AOL email account passwords can also be easily reset by following a few steps.

Step 1. Go to the AOL Sign-in Helper Page, enter your email address, and hit Continue.

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Step 2. Select a recovery method from the options available on your screen to reset your password.

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Conclusion

You are all set. If you are wondering "forgot my email password" and you cannot find a way to reset your password, the above guide should help you recover as well as reset the passwords for any of your email accounts. If you have saved mail passwords on iPhone, try to use Tenorshare 4uKey - Password Manager to recover forgotten email password on iPhone with only one click.

Updated on / Posted by Syese Habo to Password Manage Follow @Syese Habo

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