How to Get Back Deleted Gmail Account

So you have deleted your Gmail account and now you want to get it back? No worries you can easily get back your Gmail account if you have deleted by mistake or intentionally or may be compromised by others. So here in this article I am going to explain the different ways you can get back your deleted Gmail account:

  • By Filling up Online Account Recovery Form.
  • Account Recovery Support from Google on Priority basis via Email.
  • Account Recovery Support from Google on Priority basis over Phone.

By Filling up Online Account Recovery Form

To get back your deleted Gmail account using this method, follow the below steps:

Type the URL: “ https://www.google.com/accounts/recovery/?&hl=en&rd=2” in any browser or click here. A webpage will open with three options:

  • “I don’t know my password”
  • “I don’t know my username”
  • “I’m having other problems signing in”

“I don’t know my password”

If you click this option then following things will happen:

1. Select “I don’t know my password” option first followed by providing your Email address (Email that is associated with Google account) that you want to retrieve in the text box below and then click “Continue” button.
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2. Now a page will open prompting to provide your some other Email address so that Google can contact you whenever required. Click “Continue” to proceed further.
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3. Another page will open now. Here you have to provide the following information:

  • Last password you remember (Required)
  • When was the last time you were able to sign in to your Google Account? (Required)
  • When did you create your Google Account? (Required)

Provide these sort of information correctly and then click “continue” button.
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4. Now a page will open where you have to provide the following information:

  • Email addresses of up to five frequently emailed contacts
  • Name of up to four labels
  • What’s the first recovery email address you remember?

You can either provide this information and then click “continue” button or you can click “Skip these questions” button.
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5. Another page will open where you have to provide information about which Google product (such as Gmail, iGoogle, Orkut, etc) you used with this Email id. You can select maximum 4 and then click “Submit” button.
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6. “Thank you for your report screen” will appear now. Google will contact you within a week in your Email address that you provided them during this process.

“I don’t know my username”

If you click this option then following things will happen:

1. Select “I don’t know my username” option first and click “Continue” button
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2. A page will open prompting to provide your Email address that you want to retrieve and type the letters or words that are given to prove yourself a human and then click “Submit” button.
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3. “Account Assistance” window will open now. Google will send you all the Google usernames that is associated with your Email id which you provided them during this process.
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“I’m having other problems signing in”

1. Select “I’m having other problems signing in”  option first and provide your Email address (Email that is associated with Google account) that you want to retrieve in the text box below and then click “Continue” button.
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2. Now enter captcha and then click “Continue” button.

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3. Now a webpage will open with the following options:

  • “I forget my password”
  • “I think someone else is using my account”
  • “I forgot my username”
  • “I know my username and password, but I can’t sign in”
  • “I can’t reset my password via SMS”
  • “I use a Google Apps account”
  • “I’m having trouble with 2-step verification”

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Check any of the above options that best suits your conditions and proceed.

Account Recovery Support from Google on Priority basis via Email

Here Google will provide you one-to-one basis support so that you can recover your account. To recover your deleted account using this method, follow the below steps:
1. Click here to open the account recovery form. Provide your Email address that you want to recover and click “Submit” button.
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2. Now enter the captcha as shown in the image and then click “Continue” button.
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3. A password reset link will be send to your recovery Email address and then click “Continue” button.
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4. In your recovery Email, you will receive a mail from Google; follow that to recover your account.

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Note: If you use this method then Google will charge certain money from you. To know more about this method, click here.

Account Recovery Support from Google on Priority basis over Phone

Follow the entire steps of “Account Recovery Support from Google on Priority basis via Email” method first; and after all of these stuffs if you are not able to access your account then “Google Accounts Specialist” might give you a call for investigating purposes only.
To know more about this method, click here.

This was all about the different ways you can get back your deleted Gmail account. Hope this article will help you solving your problem. Cheers !!!!!!!

This article was last updated on July 29th, 2012 in Gmail

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