Here’s a nifty tip that all you Forgetful JOEs can use. Google has added a new password recovery feature that will allow us to recover our password using our cellphone. Of course, like all features we need to enable this feature.
To enable the password recovery feature:
1. Login to www.google.com account (not the gmail account), if you are already logged in to your gmail account then just click on the WEB link that you will see on the top most part of your Gmail screen.
4. You may be asked for your password to enter the Password Recovery Options page. Once there just click on the “Add a mobile phone number.” link then select your country and your cellphone number on the text box and make sure you place a check on the “Use this phone number for password recovery via text message.” check box.
The whole reset password via SMS only took me less than 2 minutes. A nifty feature indeed!!! 🙂
Last modified: July 27, 2009