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How To Find Someone’s Gmail ID by Phone Number

✎ Key Points:

» You can use the find my account option on Google account to find someone’s Gmail ID by phone number.
» To find someone’s Gmail ID by phone number, you need to use Google’s account recovery option. Then you need to click on Forgot Email.

How To Find Someone’s Gmail ID by Phone Number:

If you want to find someone’s Gmail ID by phone number you can try a few methods that are mentioned below:

Step 1: First, go to “Find My Account”, click the menu button (three vertical dots) and select “Settings” then click on “Accounts.”
Now, choose “Find My Account” to check accounts linked to your phone number.

Step 2: On the Find My Account page, enter your name. You can add other details like a nickname or middle name for more accurate results and click on “Search”.

Step 3: You can verify your identity by answering security questions (e.g., birthday, parent’s names). Google may send a verification code to your phone for an additional layer of security. Once verified, you gain access to your account.

Step 4: A list of email accounts linked to your phone number will appear. Then, select your primary email account. If there are multiple accounts, choose a secondary account or remove unwanted ones. Now, click on “Next” to set a password for your chosen account.

How To Find Gmail Account Linked To Phone Number:

When you’re trying to find a Gmail address by phone number, using the recovery option of Google can help you. Below are the steps that can help you know how to find your Gmail account using its recovery phone number:

Step 1: Open the recovery page

When you can’t remember your Gmail ID or want to recover it using your recovery phone, you need to first go to the recovery page of Gmail by clicking on the link that has been provided.

You’ll be able to see an input box.

Step 2: Click on Forgot Email > Enter the phone number

As you don’t know your Gmail account, do you need to click on the Forgot Email? tag which is displayed just below the input box.

You’ll be taken to the next page where you’ll need to enter the phone number that’s linked to your Gmail account and then click on Next.

 Click on Forgot Email

Step 3: Enter First and Last name

After clicking on the Next button you’ll be taken to the following page. On the following page, you’ll be asked to enter your first and last name. You need to enter your first name on the first blank.

Enter first and last name

Then on the second blank enter your title. Click on the Next button to proceed with the process.

Step 4: Click on Send to get the verification code

After clicking on the Next button, you’ll be taken to the following page where it will show you a header that says Get a verification code.

Click on Send to get the

On the page, you’ll be able to find a blue Send button that you need to click to agree with receiving the verification code on your mobile number.

Step 5: Enter Verification code 

You’ll receive a verification code via SMS on the phone number that you’ve entered. You need to check the code from the SMS and then copy it.

Enter the verification code

Paste the verification code in the input box and click on the Next button. You’ll be able to recover the Gmail ID that’s linked to the particular phone number.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. How to Find a Gmail Account by Name?

If you want to find a Gmail account by name, you can use the free lookup tools available on the web. You need to search for the name and in the results, it will show you the Gmail address and other details that are found related to the searched name.

You can also enter the name in the search bar of your inbox folder of the Gmail account to check if you can find any incoming mail in the results or not.

2. Can You Trace your Gmail Account?

A Gmail account can be tracked or traced. You need to use a tracking link and send the link via mail to the user. Once the receiver clicks on the tracking link you’ll be able to trace the IP of the device from which the user is using his Gmail account.

You can also check the sender’s ID to find out who has sent the mail in case of incoming mail.

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