If you’ve already followed the steps to recover your account, you may see a message that your account is protected by a security hold. This is a delay between when a request to recover your account is made and when the account recovery claim is processed.
What does Google security hold means?
The “Account protected by security hold” message can happen if Google notices something unusual or suspicious about account access or account recovery attempt. There’s nothing you can do but wait for the hold to lift which could take several days to a week.
How do I get my Google account off hold?
Click Payments. In the Settings section, click Manage settings. Next to Payment schedule, click the pencil icon. Click the Reset to default link.
How long does it take for Google to recover your account?
This can take up to 72 hours and is a whole world of complex and one best avoided.
How long does a Google security hold last?
Forgetting any important account password can induce instant anxiety. But when it’s your Google account – and Google then says it won’t let you back in for, maybe, three to five days – you could have a formula for existential dread.
Does Google lock you out?
Why Your Google Account Is Locked
If there’s any unusual or suspicious activity on your Google account, it’ll lock you out so you can’t access any of its services. It may even suspend your account temporarily to protect it from abuse or fraud.
Why is it so hard to recover my Gmail password?
You might be trying to reset the password on an account that belongs to someone else. Make sure you entered the right email address. If you made a typo, try again. Someone might have hijacked your account and added it.
What is Google * te?
You may find a charge on your account with the descriptor GOOGLE *TEMPORARY HOLD. … This is a pending charge for a transaction that hasn’t been processed yet.
What is suspicious activity on Gmail?
Your Gmail activity might be suspicious if: You no longer receive emails. Your friends say they got spam or unusual emails from you. Your username has been changed. Your emails were deleted from your inbox and aren’t found in “Trash”.
What happens if your Google account is locked?
If you know your user name but can’t remember your password, you can reset your password to something else. … If you have a recovery email address, you will be sent a verification code to reset your password. If you don’t, you will be asked to type an email address or phone number where you can receive a code.
How can I recover my Google account without phone number and recovery email?
I have no access to my recovery email, phone, or any other option
- Go to the Google Account Recovery page.
- Enter your email address and click Continue.
- If you are asked to enter the last password you remember, click I don’t know.
- Click Verify your identity which is located under all of the other options.
Why account is locked?
The common causes for account lockouts are: End-user mistake (typing a wrong username or password) Programs with cached credentials or active threads that retain old credentials. Service accounts passwords cached by the service control manager.