Why does my Gmail account fail to authenticate with Google?

A simple 4 step guide for solving this common Google problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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You will actually need to do the two step verification and authentication steps to get on to your gmail account: Note* they do this to keep your gmail safe and help keep it protected You will need to sign in to "My Account"
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Go to your "Sign-in & security" section then click "Signing in to Google"
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Then click "2-Step Verification", which will then of course bring you to the two step verification process
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You will receive a 14-16 digit passcode that will then allow you to sign in
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After thousands of Google customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: Why does my Gmail account fail to authenticate with Google?; The reviews for my business shows * star but I have * reviews which are * stars and only * which is * star.; How do I recover a deleted Google email address; I can't send any gmail out of my outlook box.; I am trying to activate a phone and it has another Google account associated with it that I do not know; Cant sign into main google account. Dont have recovery phone or back up phone any longer... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 4 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 111 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Google. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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