Changing Your Passwords – Gmail Edition

Posted by Gabriela Nárožná Aug.26, 2014 in Tutorials & Tricks

fb-post71Passwords are like underwear. You shouldn’t leave them out where people can see them, loan them to friends and you should change them regularly.

Changing passwords for your favorite accounts is easy with Sticky Password!

In today’s tutorial I’ll show you how to change your Gmail passwords – quickly and securely.

Open your Gmail account, click the gear wheel in the upper right corner and select Settings.

Change-Gmail-1Click Accounts and Import.

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Click Change password.

Change-Gmail-3The Current password field will be filled-in by Sticky Password with your current Gmail password. Or simply click the Caption button in the upper right corner of the window and select your Gmail Account to fill the current password field.

Change-Gmail-4Click in the New password field. The Generate password dialog will appear. Click Generate password.

Change-Gmail-5The Password generator will appear. You can set the length of your new password, or which special characters will be used by clicking Additional options. Then Click Generate.

Change-Gmail-6The newly generated password will appear and will be masked. To view the new password, click the eye icon in the right part of the field. If you are satisfied with your password, click Use this password. Or, click Generate again, to create a new password.

Change-Gmail-7Both the New password and the Confirm new password fields will be auto-filled with your new strong password. Click the blue Change Password button.

Change-Gmail-8After you click the blue Change Password button Sticky Password will automatically prompt you to save a new Password for your Gmail email account. Click Change password.

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You have just changed the password for your Gmail account, and your new password has been securely stored in the Sticky Password database.

To ensure that all your passwords are strong, use Sticky Password when changing passwords to any of your accounts.