Complete your Google Account setup

1. Add your phone number

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If you forget your password or lose access to your account, your recovery phone number helps you get back into your account.

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Add phone number

  1. Go to your Google Account.
  2. On the left navigation panel, click Personal info.
  3. Under "Contact info," click Add a recovery phone to help keep your account secure.
  4. Follow the steps on the screen.

Tip: Use a mobile phone that you regularly use, belongs to you, and gets text messages.

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