How to Change Stored Google Password on Android

If you haveĀ changed your Google account password, your Google apps like Gmail and Calendar will no longer be able to sync with your account. Follow these steps to change the Google password on your Android device.


  1. Open “Settings“.
  2. Select “Accounts“.
  3. Select “Google“.
  4. Tap the “MenuMenu iconĀ icon located at the upper-right corner of the screen.
  5. Choose “Sync now“.
  6. You should receive a notification that says “Account Action Required“. Swipe down the notification bar, then select that notification.

You will now be walked through entering your new password.

This tutorial applies to Android OS Lollipop.


  1. Michelle Schofield says

    What happens when you use your phone for work and you don’t get that message or any other area that you can change your password. If I delete the account will all my contact and pass emails be deleted.

    Have you found another phone that makes it easier to do simple task like change a password. Happy to switch .

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