Simple Procedure To Recover Or Reset Your Password In Gmail

Simple Procedure To Recover Or Reset Your Password In Gmail

Gmail users might have several different reasons for resetting the password which is required to sign in to the Gmail account through IMAP, web or POP3. While some might need to reset/change the password for security reasons, others might be looking to reset or recover the password as they have forgotten it and are unable to sign in to the account.

However, changing or resetting the Gmail password will change/ reset the password for associated Google account as well. Just follow the below mentioned steps to change/reset your password for Gmail as well as the corresponding Google Account.

  • Go to Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer and type in https://mail.google.com into the address bar and press “Enter” to open the login page for Gmail.
  • Below the button “Sing in”, there is a link that you need to click on if you can’t access your account. Click on the link.
  • In the new window that opens, you need to either click on the radio button corresponding to the option that indicates that you have forgotten your password or click on the link for password recovery page.
  • You will be prompted for entering username. Input the username of your Gmail/ Google account within the text field provided.
  • Next, input the captcha letters by looking at the image shown.
  • If you have not logged in to your Gmail account since the last 24 hours, you will be presented with a secret question that is set into the Google Account.  You need to answer the question correctly in order to reset or recover your password.

 Incase you are not able to answer the security question that you had entered at the time of registration and you have configured a secondary email ID, you will see a link displayed on the page that shows the results for the secret question.

 

The moment you click on that link, a message for resetting password will be emailed on your secondary email ID. You need to just open your secondary email and follow the link given to reset/ change your password.

Incase you have logged in to your Gmail account within the last 24 hours, the message for resetting password will be sent to your secondary email ID immediately, skipping the secret question step.

If you have not configured any secondary email ID during registration or if you are no longer able to access you secondary email account, you may repeat the above mentioned procedure again after 5 days.

Now that you are trying to access your Gmail account after 5 days, you will be presented with the secret or security question. Simply answer the question correctly and go ahead to reset or recover your password.

If you can’t remember the answer or after checking your secondary email ID if you notice that you have not received the email message for resetting password in your mailbox, you need to contact Google Help for further assistance.

Zippy! News To Hotmail Netizens (Free POP3 Email Accounts Provided)

Zippy! News To Hotmail Netizens (Free POP3 Email Accounts Provided)

Wondrous report for hotmail netizens, Hotmail has recently announced the launch of its services to be used on Email clients like Thunderbird, Mozilla and Outlook Express. This outstanding information was also published on Hotmail’s Blog as the netizens can activate the POP3 facility with their existing Hotmail accounts for free.

Gmail and Yahoo!, among the other email service providers are the two who have been rendering this facility. Hotmail was preparing to commence email services and eventually it’s introduced. POP3 Email Accounts can also be activated on PC or Mobile phone through Various Email Clients or through the Default email software.

POP3 (Post-Office-Protocol-Version-3) is a setting performed on PC or Mobile to enable the feature to download and get an access to emails through default email Programs.

The settings to be performed to activate POP3 email account are:

  • First of all the installation of Email clients Thunderbird, Mozilla and Outlook Express or any default email client should be made on your mobile phone or PC.
  • Once it’s installed, the same will be populated under the programmes option. Select it and complete the wizard with necessary information.
  • Under user Information type in your name and email address i.e. ([email protected]).
  • Under logon information type in your email address i.e. ([email protected]) and its password.
  • Under server information type in the incoming mail server(POP3)-pop3.live.com and outgoing mail server(SMTP)-smtp.live.com
  • In this new window, under Outgoing Server tab check the Authentication required and select the first radio button which says (use same settings as my incoming mail server).
  • Under Advanced tab fill in the incoming port number as 995 and outgoing port number as (25 or 587).
  • Check the box as Yes which asks POP SSL and TLS Required.
  • Now select ok and hit next to complete the wizard.
  • Congratulations on the completion of your POP3 email settings, now it’s good to send and receive emails.

Configuring Google Mail To Download, Transfer Mails From Hotmail Through POP3

Configuring Google Mail To Download, Transfer Mails From Hotmail Through POP3

Hotmail, at last has officially announced POP3 supporting feature’s addition for its users. Even though it will not be made available for all countries in the world, a hack can allow all its users to utilize its POP3 feature. This hack can immediately turn on and initiate POP3 support, even if a user is not registered.

Users from all countries can utilize this feature without registering at the launch. Once this feature is enabled, all your email, messages can be quickly downloaded to Gmail’s Inbox through POP3 communications protocol. Now user has to count on certain time-consuming processes to transfer messages from Hotmail to Google mail.

Tip: Before starting the linking process, set up Hotmail’s POP3 feature.

Steps to follow in order to set, configure Google mail to download e-mails from MSN’s Hotmail account

  1. Sign-in to the Google mail Account.
  2. Select the Settings option which is provided in the right side.
  3. Click on the “Accounts” tab.
  4. Select a hyper-link named “add another mail account” from get mails from other accounts division.
  5. Type in the Hotmail’s “e-mail address” in the popped page. The mailing address should follow the format [email protected] Now go to next step by clicking on the “Next Step” button.
  6. Set up the settings for a Hotmail user account with the values provided below:
  7. Click on the Check box for enabling SSL, named as “Always utilize a secure SSL connection when retrieving mails”.
  8. Few more options which are not mandatory, and can be set are as follows:
    • Storing a copy of a retrieved message on this server.
    • Labeling all incoming contents, messages with certain identities like moving it to folders.
    • Archiving the incoming messages excluding Inbox. 
  9. Select a button named “Add Account: when completed.
  10. A user is given the liberty to make a choice of selecting mail service provider. One can use either Gmail or other mail service providers to send /receive mails. To utilize this option one has to complete a wizard, verify and confirm by sending the confirmation link to Hotmail’s Inbox. This appears in the Gmail’s Inbox afterwards. POP3 initiates the retrieval and downloading of all mails received in Hotmail’s Inbox to Gmail’s Inbox.
  11. Mails received in MSN’s Hotmail will be recovered, downloaded & shifted to Gmail’s Inbox automatically without any intervention.

How To Enable POP3 / SMTP Support In Hotmail?

Enabling Hotmail’s POP3 and SMTP supporting features for All Countries

Hotmail, a breakthrough in the mailing industry has added two new free supporting features. Formerly Hotmail was called “Windows Live Hotmail”, it has now added SMTP and POP3 supporting features that can be utilized by all. These features were previously made available only to its elite paid customers in a package named as Hotmail Plus.

POP3 support will allow all Hotmail users to directly download messages to the desktop and mobiles. Other email service providers such as Outlook and Gmail can consolidate their messages to any other mailing client’s inbox without utilizing iPhone or Microsoft Office’s Outlook Connector.

SMTP and POP3 supporting features will be made available to all its users gradually. In the beginning, these features will be made freely available to users from Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Spain, Japan, Italy, Germany and Netherlands only. Hotmail users residing in other countries will need to wait a little longer to enjoy these free supporting features.

Users who are left with no patience and wishing to use the supporting SMTP and POP3 features in Hotmail can do so by following few tricks. One can enable these services from any country irrespective of their location by following the steps provided below.

Steps to Follow in order to utilize SMTP and POP3 features

1. Sign-in to your Hotmail account.

2. Click on Options, and Choose More options within Options.

3. Within the “Manage Your Account” division, open the hyper-link View & edit personal information to edit the personal details.

4. Open the Registered Information hyper-link by clicking on it.

5. For Work and Home Locations, alter the details as provide below:

    Postal/Zip Code: WC1B 3DG
    Constituent/Residing Nation: England
    Time/Geographical zone: London, England, United Kingdom, UTC/ GMT

6. Select and Save the changes.

7. Now open Hotmail, and change the displaying language to English by choosing from the Options.

8. Set up the email or any other mailing services like configuring Gmail so as to use Hotmail through POP3. Configuring e-mailing client allows one to download and access the Inbox through POP3 communications protocol. This is done by configuring SMTP and POP3 settings.

9. The e-mailing client or any other mail services provider ought to provide good accessibility, Sign-in facilities, downloading and sending mails via Hotmail servers without any error.

10. Once SMTP and POP3 settings are enabled for a Hotmail account, it is easy to return to its original interface, home, language and workplace location.

How Can I Add Additional Mailboxes In Outlook Express

Adding an Extra E-mail Account in Outlook Express

An increasing clutter in your Outlook Express mailbox might cause you to think of options of reducing the clutter. One option is to add another mail account in Outlook Express. However, setting up an additional account in this application is not as trivial as you would think it to be. It involves several steps and a lot of information entering. The steps given below will guide you through the process in a simple and detailed manner – so that you are ready with the new account in Outlook Express in no time.

  1. Launch Outlook Express.
  2. Next, navigate to the Tools -> Accounts option.
  3. In the Internet Accounts window that pops up, click on the Add button to the right, and then select the Mail option from the drop-down list.
  4. On doing this, a wizard pops up, that will guide you through the process of adding an extra e-mail account. The first thing you are required to enter is your name.
  5. Enter your name and click on Next.
  6. After this, you are required to enter your email address in the form [email protected]. Enter this and click on Next.
  7. Next, you will have to enter the incoming and outgoing mail server details – entering which you are to again click on Next.
  8. Finally, you will have to enter you account username and password details – and then you have to click on Next.
  9. You will then come across a message saying that your account has been successfully added to Outlook Express and that you have to click on Finish to complete the process.
  10. Click on Finish, and then Click on Close in the Internet Accounts dialog.

That is all that you have to do – your e-mail account will be accessible from the Outlook Express application after this procedure.