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Gmail comes into my iPhone 6 and iPad but not my computer or

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Gmail comes into my iPhone 6 and iPad but not my computer or iPhone 7. Gmail will not allow me to retrieve my password...doesn't recognize me. Have been trying since Friday.
JA: How long have you had this issue with your Gmail account?
Customer: Three days.
JA: How do you access your email most often? On a phone or tablet, or through a web browser?
Customer: Web browser.
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Signing in with my address, having authorization # sent to my Comcast address. I put it in and it tells me it doesn't recognize me which makes no sense since the mail is coming in on my pad and older phone.
JA: Anything else you want the email expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Not that I can think of.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Email
Expert:  Jess M. replied 10 months ago.

Hi, welcome and thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I am glad to assist you today.

I am very sorry about your issues. Can you please tell me your problem Gmail account so that I can check its status and recovery options?

Please let me know by replying to me here so that I can help you further.

Best regards,
Jess

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Cannot retrieve my password.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Gmail only comes in on my ipad and iphone6
Expert:  Jess M. replied 10 months ago.

I understand your concerns. Please tell me your Gmail address so that I can check its status and recovery options

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Expert:  Jess M. replied 10 months ago.

Thanks, ***** ***** me a moment

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I'm waiting.
Expert:  Jess M. replied 10 months ago.

Checking your recovery options

Expert:  Jess M. replied 10 months ago.

Can you identify this recovery email?

bo•••••• @ go••••.com

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No.
Expert:  Jess M. replied 10 months ago.

Is it one of your old emails?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
It is not.
Expert:  Jess M. replied 10 months ago.

Since you cannot identify that marked recovery email, please try to answer your security question below:

What is my granddaughter's name?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Camryn
Expert:  Jess M. replied 10 months ago.

Approximately when did you create this Gmail account?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
8-10 years ago?
Expert:  Jess M. replied 10 months ago.

Approximate month and year please....

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I have no idea.
Expert:  Jess M. replied 10 months ago.

It will be impossible to recover or reset your password ***** this case.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Why is my mail coming in on two devices and not the other two?
Expert:  Jess M. replied 10 months ago.

Can you please tell me HOW you access this gmail account on your old phone or iPad? Is it through an email app? Or is it through a web browser?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Where it says mail...guessing it's an app.
Expert:  Jess M. replied 10 months ago.

Even in your iPad? You use that "Mail" to access your Gmail?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Solution?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Will switching to secure remote solve the problem?
Expert:  Jess M. replied 10 months ago.

I am afraid you cannot reset the password ***** your account. The main reason for this is because you are not able to verify your ownership of your account. The only valid verification of ownership is by answering the security questions and the other questions in the recovery process. Since you cannot access the recovery email stored in the account, and you cannot tell when exactly the account was created, there is no way to reset the password.

Expert:  Jess M. replied 10 months ago.

For more information regarding the recovery of Gmail accounts, please visit this link:

http://gmailaccountrecovery.blogspot.com/#howto