How to Change Your Phone Number on Gmail Account

The phone number is the most important element of your Gmail account. Because phone number is the best way to verify your identity at Gmail account. You can also make your Gmail account more secure with your mobile verification. Along with that, you will find lots more benefits of using a phone number on your Gmail account. But your mobile phone may get lost anytime accidentally or you may change your current phone number. That’s why you should change the current phone number of your Gmail account. In this tutorial, we will show you, how to change your phone number on Gmail.

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How to Change Your Phone Number on Gmail Account Using Computer

You can change your phone number at Gmail using any computer device that is connected to the internet. Follow those mentioned steps one by one till the end.

Step 1: Open your web browser and log into Gmail.

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Step 2: Click on ‘Settings’ button.

How to Change Your Phone Number on Gmail Account settings icon

Step 3: Select ‘Settings’ from the menu.

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How to Change Your Phone Number on Gmail Account

Step 4: Go to ‘Accounts and Import’ section.

How to Change Your Phone Number on Gmail Account account section at gmail account

Step 5: Click on ‘Change password recovery options’ from the Change account settings section.

How to Change Your Phone Number on Gmail Account change security and recovery option

Step 6: Go to ‘Account recovery options’ and click on ‘Recovery Phone’ option.

How to Change Your Phone Number on Gmail Account recovery phone number

Step 7: Enter your current Gmail/Google password and click Next.

How to Change Your Phone Number on Gmail Account password box

Step 8: Click on edit, besides the Recovery phone number.

How to Change Your Phone Number on Gmail Account phone number at gmail

Step 9: Press, ‘Update number’ button.

How to Change Your Phone Number on Gmail Account update button

Step 10: Enter the new phone number and click ‘Verify’ option.

How to Change Your Phone Number on Gmail Account new phone number

Then you have to verify the new number and your phone number will get changed in Gmail.

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How to Change Your Phone Number on Gmail Account Using Mobile Phone

If you want, you can change the phone number on Gmail using your smart mobile device(Android, iOS, Windows etc.). You must have an internet connection on the smart phone you are using now. Here we will explain the abbreviation about how to change your phone number on Gmail.

Step 1: Open your favorite web browser and log in to Gmail account.

Step 2: Go to “Recovery phone” page in My Account from your current web browser.

Step 3: Tap on Edit option.

How to Change Your Phone Number on Gmail Account

Step 4: Press the Update number button.

How to Change Your Phone Number on Gmail Account update phone number button

Step 5: Enter the new phone number and click on Verify option.

How to Change Your Phone Number on Gmail Account verifying new number

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After this process, you just need to verify your phone number. If it’s done, then your phone number will get changed with a new one.

Remember,
👉 You must log into your Gmail account before changing the Phone number.
👉 After changing your phone number, the recovery phone number will get also replaced with new one.
👉 You have verified your phone number before adding it to your Gmail account.
👉 If you want you can also use the same phone number in other Google products.
👉 You can also open a new Gmail account,if you dont have any gmail account.

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The Bottom Line

So, here’s how you can change your phone number on your Gmail account. Follow that mentioned instruction according to your device(mobile or Computer).

Other recommended free email services: Yahoo Mail, Mail.com, Verizon Email Login

So, have you succeeded to set a new password on your Gmail account? What was the reason to change your phone number in Gmail? Share your experience with us.

If you have any question about, how to change your phone number on Gmail, then comment here.

Sources:
https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/183723?hl=en
https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/27442?hl=en

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