[SOLVED] Server Password Has Changed Galaxy S5

Once it comes to “Server password has changed” Galaxy S5, the best solution in most of the cases is to remove and re-add the account. Depending on the situation, you should also consider changing the account password, using the app generated password, disconnecting from the Wi-Fi network and reconnecting to it, etc. You don’t know your way around Galaxy S5 and have a hard time carrying out the solutions? Then you should find this article helpful. 

What Might Have Gone Wrong 

All in all, it’s not uncommon for Samsung phones to act up in the course of operation. Still, if you keep getting the notification “Server password has changed” on your Galaxy S5, give the following possibilities some thought: 

  • Bugs.
  • Password.
  • Wi-Fi network.

A List Of Solutions 

Remove And Re-add Account 

  • Step 1: Open Settings, select Accounts and choose Google.
  • Step 2: Click your account, pick the three-dot icon on the top right and hit Remove account. 
  • Step 3: Confirm your decision then restart your computer. When the screen comes back on, re-add your account and see how things turn out. 

Change Password

  • Step 1: Go to your computer, launch the web browser and visit the Gmail website.
  • Step 2: Sign in using your account, click your profile avatar on the top right and pick Manage your Google account. 
  • Step 3: Select Security, choose Password and enter your credentials.
  • Step 4: Enter your new password two times then hit Change password.
  • Step 5: Sign into mail on your Galaxy S5 using the new password and witness the result. 

Make Use Of App Generated Password

  • Step 1: Go to your computer, launch the web browser and visit the Gmail website.
  • Step 2: Sign in using your account, click your profile avatar on the top right and pick Manage your Google account. 
  • Step 3: Select Security, choose App passwords and enter your credentials.
  • Step 4: Proceed to configure the app and device fields as you see fit.
  • Step 5: Pick Generate, click Done and use the app generated password to sign into mail on your Galaxy S5. 

Note: Make sure that 2-step verification is enabled. You should be able to find 2-step verification above App passwords in Security and setting it up is a straightforward affair. 

Disconnect From The Wi-Fi Network And Reconnect To It 

  • Step 1: Open Settings, select Wi-Fi and choose your Wi-Fi network.
  • Step 2: Hit Forget then restart your phone. 
  • Step 3: Make your way to Wi-Fi in Settings again, select your Wi-Fi network, enter the password and choose Connect. After you finish, sign into mail and determine whether the issue persists. 

Is There A Way To Tell My Email Account Has Been Hacked?

If you struggle to sign into your account, there is a good chance that your account has been hacked. Other signs include: 

  • Strange mails in Sent. 
  • Password reset mails in Inbox even though you have never asked for them. 
  • Unusual IP addresses in the log.
  • Automatic forwarding of mails to a different address. 

What Must Be Done To Delete A Google Account That I Can’t Remember Its Password?

In case you don’t know, you must sign into your Google account to delete it. That means it’s necessary to figure out a way to recover the password of your account before deleting it.