Google’s Gmail has been the most used email communication service among the rest of its rivals. It serves both personal and business needs. Besides being user-friendly, simple-to-use, Gmail keeps your conversations safe and secured. Gmail is known for the organized inbox, spam filters, email filters, etc. Gmail would have asked you for the phone number when you have created your account. It is one of the mandatory fields you need to fill up as Gmail utilizes your phone number for security purposes. If you want to update it with a different number, then Gmail let you do it. Upon changing the phone number, you will get account security and password reset alerts on the provided number.
Additionally, Google will make use of the same number to give notifications regarding Google services. For all these reasons, you should know how to change the phone number on Gmail. To learn more, get into the section below.
How to Change Phone Number on Gmail?
If you want to update your mobile phone number associated with Gmail, it can be done utilizing your PC or Gmail app. Both involve the same procedure while the screenshots taken on the web version are included.
(1). Start the browser to sign in to your Gmail account.
Note: In the case of mobile phones, launch the Gmail app.
(2). Hit the Profile icon from the best-right corner.
Note: On the Gmail app, tap on the menu icon (three horizontal bar) from the top-left to select Settings > Email address.
Click on the Profile icon.
Note: If you don’t find, then click on the start letter of your username.
(3). Choose Manage your Google Account button.
Choose Manage your Google Account
(4). Tap on the Personal info option on the left pane.
Choose Personal info
(5). Move down to the Contact info section and click on a smartphone.
Tap on Phone
(6). On the following window, tap on the forward arrow next to the phone number.
Tap on the Forward Arrow
(7). Agree on the Edit (pencil-like) icon located beside the trash icon.
Agree on Edit icon
(8). Enter your password and agree to Next.
Enter Gmail Password
(9). Make a click on the Edit icon to choose Update Number.
Hit Update Number
(10). Choose your country code and enter the phone number. Agree Next.
Tap on Next
(11). Tap on the Get Code option to get a verification code to the latest number.
Agree on getting Code
(12). Open the same and agree on Verify.
With this, your unique phone number will get updated on Gmail from PC or Phone. Upon updating the different number with the old one, you will instantly recover your Gmail account. You shall either change the phone number from the desktop or handheld according to your convenience.