RE: [Nolug] Android phone?

From: John Souvestre <>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 13:13:31 -0600
Message-ID: <008f01cb9c8c$2a63a900$7f2afb00$>

Hi David.

Yes, but they won't do this either. The account is lost. There is no way to recover it.


    John Souvestre - New Orleans LA - (504) 454-0899

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of David Bruce
Sent: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 1:10 PM
Subject: Re: [Nolug] Android phone?


> Since there is no way to clone it you need the password for the Gmail
> account. Try to get it from Google. Of course if you set up some of
> the new "recovery" options it's no big deal, but if you didn't...
> Even with the ability to send/receive email from the old phone, Google
> still won't send you the password.

Most likely, Google doesn't even have it. If it works like passwords on a regular *nix box, they just have a hash of it, and there isn't any way to get the password from the hash. They would be able to reset your password, of course.

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