iCloud password and Gmail password?

pixep0p

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Feb 11, 2008
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In San Diego, California.
Used my gmail email to open an iCloud account, but never opened an iCloud email. I suspect that someone has my iCloud password; will they be able to open my gmail email? Gmail account is protected with 2-step verification. Thanks
 

pmontanarella

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Oct 12, 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
Used my gmail email to open an iCloud account, but never opened an iCloud email. I suspect that someone has my iCloud password; will they be able to open my gmail email? Gmail account is protected with 2-step verification. Thanks
How about simply changing your Apple ID and Google Account passwords just to be sure?
 

pmontanarella

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Oct 12, 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
Already changed them both, but I just realized that this person may have had my password for over a month. I know it sounds stupid but can anyone please answer?
After you changed the password they have no way to access your email; because you had 2-step verification enable it is also likely they didn't have access to it before but there's no way to guarantee that. Your might want to check for suspicious activity (Sent Emails) from your Gmail account to make sure.
 

pixep0p

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Original poster
Feb 11, 2008
16
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In San Diego, California.
After you changed the password they have no way to access your email; because you had 2-step verification enable it is also likely they didn't have access to it before but there's no way to guarantee that. Your might want to check for suspicious activity (Sent Emails) from your Gmail account to make sure.
Nothing in my sent mail, and recent activity doesn't show anything either, but it only shows activity this year. My account may have been compromised some time in Mid-November. How else can I check?
 

pixep0p

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Feb 11, 2008
16
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In San Diego, California.
I changed my password to my Gmail around 10 days after my iCloud account may have been compromised. Also, on the settings part of my iPhone, mail was not "turned on" in the Settings part of my iCloud. Does this mean that my iCloud never backed up my Gmail?
 

pixep0p

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Feb 11, 2008
16
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In San Diego, California.
What do you mean "backed up"?
Never saved my emails or put it in the cloud. Under my iPhone's Settings -> iCloud, my "Mail", the dot is not pushed to the right (green) and instead remains on the left and is gray. Does that mean that my iCloud does not have access to Gmail, and therefore was not able to be hacked by a user with my iCloud password?
 

pmontanarella

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Oct 12, 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
Never saved my emails or put it in the cloud. Under my iPhone's Settings -> iCloud, my "Mail", the dot is not pushed to the right (green) and instead remains on the left and is gray. Does that mean that my iCloud does not have access to Gmail, and therefore was not able to be hacked by a user with my iCloud password?
Gmail and iCloud are two completely separate services. The Mail option in iCloud Settings is to set up iCloud email, doesn't have anything to do with Gmail. There is no way, unless the passwords are the same, for someone with your iCloud password to gain entry to your Gmail account.
 

pixep0p

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Feb 11, 2008
16
0
In San Diego, California.
After you changed the password they have no way to access your email; because you had 2-step verification enable it is also likely they didn't have access to it before but there's no way to guarantee that. Your might want to check for suspicious activity (Sent Emails) from your Gmail account to make sure.
Then why were you saying earlier that someone with my iCloud password may have access to my Gmail account? Even with 2 step verification
 

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