Why can't we change gmail password in the iPhone

We have iPhone 6 and noticed that now we can't change the password in the phone.  As pic below displays, there is no password field like it was before.

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How can we change the gmail password in the iPhone/
rayluvsAsked:
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Harper McDonaldCommented:
Try deleting the account from your phone and re-adding it or change the password on the Web.
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Leslie BloomCorporate & Product Marketing ManagerCommented:
You'll have to go into you Google account in a browser on your phone in order to change your password. It won't let you do it from the email settings on your iPhone.
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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
But is that by design? Before we could've modified the password.
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Michael-BestCommented:
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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
A message is displayed "Having trouble signing in?"; there is nothing to read.
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Michael-BestCommented:
Re: "Log out then log in. ( sign out of gmail, then sign in to your gmail )
You can only reset the password once you have logged in." ( signed in to gmail )

Only if you cannot sign in again after signing out...

Follow these steps:
 https://www.google.com/accounts/recovery/?ard=AHwGkRn7AzcNRl0hweOHtn2kR0_zeB0MpeC5Ii2hB7BVqypuPiIOwi7V5lh120PjSJ3IkDPtQRilTh5FffHaxPY4s4zzfJhM7hx4ZhE-YAK-5tjxr_4MSIzhNksdsBOGpOX5aZTwVIpVmKaKWD3QQrqiqyAGKUij2A

Sign in again by checking "I don't know my password" then fill out the requested info. & click "continue"
Then follow the instructions
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Shefali PatelCommented:
Hi
This is not possible to directly change the password from iOS gmail app or Apple Mail app. So for doing this you have to use browser application, the most preferred one is safari, from their you can go to some desktop site and in security option you can change the password.
 
Thanks And Regards
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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
Why did Apple changed this? We have an iPhone that 2 people uses them and we used that feature within the iPhone where you can save a wrong password to an email account (this way the other user would see his emails).  Now with this new setup, we have to go to the browser or look for another solution.
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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
Why did did Apple changed the way iPhone/Mail save a password to now go out to web and change it?  Is it by Apple design or maybe Google requires it now?

Previous iOS versions, we had the capability to change the password at will at the iPhone/Mail level.

The reason we placed this question is that we have an iPhone that 2 people uses at different times.  Both users have their email in those phones.  Since in previous iOS versions the user can "save" a wrong password on purposes so the other user didn't see their password, with this iOS version they can't.  The purpose is to purposely save an email account with a wrong password.

After placing this question, we checked also Yahoo, and it also throws out to the web for verification.  But with Hotmail and other NON-Yahoo/Gmail accounts we can still save  "wrong" passwords.

We understand our question has been answered but we would like if EE can shed some light on why?

Thanx in advance.
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Natty GregIn Theory (IT)Commented:
You change password for gmail on the gmail website, however you need a app password for gmail on your ios
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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
"App password"?

Where can we download it?
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Nancy CartwrightCommented:
This is an insane solution of Apple's.  Why can't they just admit they goofed?
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