Even if your mailbox is set a very strong password, do not forget from time to time to change it. No matter how complex a password, it can be intercepted with a Keylogger – in this case, the attacker will have full access to your account.
To change the password, log in to your account. At the top right of the page is your username, next to it you will see the arrow. Click on it to open a menu. Select "Change password".
On the opened page, enter the new password twice. Enter it both times by hand, and not copying the second line the contents of the first. If you make a mistake in the first line, the error will be finished, and secondly, you, after password change, cannot login to my account.
Double-entering a new password, enter in the appropriate box indicated in the picture character – protection from automated password guessing. If the symbols are not visible, click "Show other characters".
Enter the last, the bottom, enter your current password and click the "Change password". The password will be changed. Before you change the password, do not forget to record and save a new password in a safe place.
Password change is necessary in the case when you notice something unusual happening with your mailbox. For example, the new letters you have not yet read, are read. This suggests that someone got access to your account. Change your password immediately.
Changing the password just in case and change your secret question. To do this, log into your account, click the arrow next to your username. Select "My account" in the dialog box, enter a new secret question, then save the changes.
Do not store the password in the browser, modern Trojans are able to find them and steal. If you are too lazy to enter each time the password, save it in slightly modified form, for example changing a particular character. Even stealing a password, the hacker will not be able to use it. You also have to enter the mail will be enough to change just one character.
Advice 2: How to change the password in the mail
Email Inbox is not only a tool for sending and receiving emails. Hacked e-mail could be a tool for cheating in the hands of criminals. If you doubt the strength of the password to their e - mail or suspect that the password could be viewed by third parties, it is best to replace it.
If you use the mail service Mail.Ru, in order to change the password to access e - mail, log in by entering your username and password. Then you need to go to "Settings" located in the upper right corner of the page. Here you need to select "Password". Open it and you will see a special form to change the password. You'll need to enter the current password and twice new. If you do everything right, the system will inform you of the successful password change. Now, to come in the mail you will need to enter a new password.
If you use mail from Yandex search engine, then after login, select "settings" in the upper right corner of the page. At the very bottom of the opened section of the settings you will see the Council regularly change the password from the mailbox. Click the underlined words "Change password" and you will find yourself in the menu change password. Enter your old password, then new and confirm new password again. The password will be successfully changed.
If you are a user of Gmail service from Google, then logging into your Inbox, click "Settings", which is traditionally located in the upper right corner. Go to the tab "Accounts and import", then select the first item "Modify password". In the opened form you need to fill in the necessary fields , the password will be changed.