Recover a Forgotten Gmail Password
To reset your forgotten Gmail password and recover access to your account:
What Questions Will Google Ask to Verify My Gmail Account?
The questions Gmail asks may include the following, not necessarily in this order:
If you have used your Gmail account in the past five days but have not specified a secondary email address, you will have to wait for these five days to pass.
Once you have established yourself as your account’s owner using any of the – and usually multiple – steps above, Gmail will log you in to the account. If, for security reasons, you do want to change your password, follow the Change password link.