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Gmail problem, help please

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avitorl Thu 16-Apr-20 15:54:41

I have been trying to get into my Gmail account today and haven't been able to.
Is anyone else having the same problem?

avitorl Thu 16-Apr-20 20:39:30

I am now back on Gmail so panic over.No idea what happened but it is a life line for me so very pleased it is now sorted.

Grannynannywanny Thu 16-Apr-20 21:12:43

Avitor I had a similar problem last year when my hotmail account let me down. I felt lost without it. I’m not very tech minded but my brother advised me set up a second email account ie a hotmail and a gmail. Then you’ve got one to fall back on when the other lets you down temporarily. I did and have been glad of it to fall back on a few times. Worth doing if you only have one account

Tangerine Thu 16-Apr-20 21:17:05

Grannynannywanny's idea is one I've also adopted and I've found it to be very useful.

Missedout Fri 17-Apr-20 12:37:40

It's useful to set another email address. I tend to have a main email address and a second one for single use type mails (where I may have bought a one-off item online). I usually just delete most of the mails or 'unsubscribe' them. But it does keep it in use for its main purpose which is to provide a recovery email address should you be locked out of your main email. Gmail encourage you to provide another email address for this reason.