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How to change Phone Number in Gmail or Google account

How to Change Mobile Number in Google Account

Before learning how to change phone number in Gmail or Google account, let’s know how significant phone number to account is. The phone number we enter is actually our mobile phone number, so this topic tells us as how to change mobile number in Gmail or Google account

The mobile number associated with your Gmail or Google account is used for many purposes. One of these purposes is to provide a quick way to recover your account if you’re locked out and do not have an alternative recovery method. Using phone number as a recovery method, is a very quick and safest solution for me. You can also opt to login with phone, which makes your account more secure.

You can change your phone number any time. To change phone number in Google account you will need to update it in your Google account settings. You can change your Gmail phone number either on a computer or a mobile device.

Below are the steps to change your mobile Number in Gmail/Google account on computer:

Step 1. Login and go to Google account settings.

Login to your google account via gmail or google homepage or anywhere else (Google uses one account for all google products). After Login, you will see an image (your uploaed profile picture or your name initial turned your profile picture) at the top right corner of the google web page. Click on that image. You will get a google account button there. Click on that button.

change mobile Number in gmail/google account step 1

Step 2. Personal info tab

After clicking on that button you will get a screen shown below. Click on the Personal info tab.

*Screen with larger screen width will have this tab on left side, here it is on the top.

Change mobile Number in gmail/google account step 2

Step 3. Click on PHONE to change

By opting for Personal info, you will get this screen where Contact info section will have phone number. Click on PHONE row.

Change mobile Number in gmail/google account step 3

Step 4. Select number to change

After clickng PHONE, you will be shown your phone number and status(verified). Click on that.

Select phone number step 4

Step 5. Edit phone number

Now you will get option to edit your phone number when you will click on the 3 dots present on right side. Click on edit option in the dropdown menu.

Change mobile Number in gmail/google account step 5

Step 6. Enter password to confirm

Now you will be redirected to login page to re-enter login password. Complete that step and click on Next.

Verify your login to Google account step 6

Step 7: Finally edit number

Now again you will be redirected to same page as in step 5. Click on Edit option.

Edit phone number in google account step 7

Step 8: Update number

Now you will get a Popup asking to UPDATE NUMBER or cancel. To change phone number, click on UPDATE NUMBER.

Update phone number in google account step 8

Step 9: Confirm that you selected the entered number

Now that popup will have option to type-in a new number. Enter New Number in the textbox and click SELECT.

confirm to Change mobile Number in gmail/google account step 9

Step 10: Final confirmation of number

After Selecting that number it will show a confirmation to proceed to next step. Click on NEXT to proceed.

Change phone Number in gmail/google account step 10

Step 11: Get Verification code

As you will click on NEXT, your number will be ready for confirmation. Screen will have an option to get confirmation code. Click on GET CODE.

Get Google verification code - step 11

Step 12: Enter code to verify number

After clicking GET CODE, you will recieve a Google verification code via SMS on that phone number. On screen that code will be asked. Check your phone and enter the six digit Google Verification code and click on VERIFY.

enter google verification code - step 12

If you have entered the correct Google Verification code your phone will be succesfully verified.

** I have edited the screenshots and replaced original credentials with demo data(sample data) which is not related to anyone.

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