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Old Oct 18, 2011, 10:45 PM   #1
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Gmail Rejects Password After 2 Years of Use

Out of the blue, my Gmail account is rejecting my password that I use to login. I'm using Apple Mail, with my POP Gmail account as my inbox. Every time I enter in my password, it rejects it.

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Everything was fine for 2 years and then all of a sudden this happened. I've read some things about it going away after a couple of days. Are there any alternatives to the "sit and wait it out" method?

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Old Oct 18, 2011, 11:19 PM   #2
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Can you log into the web interface at www.gmail.com?
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Old Oct 19, 2011, 02:48 AM   #3
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Thats the obvious first thing to try I'd be worried that someone had hacked into my account if that was me.
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Old Oct 19, 2011, 07:08 AM   #4
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After your logged into the Gmails web interface, it might be a good idea to tie your cell phone number to your mail account.

That way if anyone does hack your account, you have a recovery method.
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Old Oct 19, 2011, 04:36 PM   #5
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Well I went to the Gmail website and logged in. They confirmed that there had been suspicious activity on my account. I have a new password and so far, so good. I also put in my cell number for a recovery method.

Thank you all for the help!
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