Everyone wants to secure Gmail account, for this normally strong Passwords, enhanced security questions and even SMS and email alert are used for change in Gmail Password. But along with all these even there are chances to hack or some kind of unethical access to your Gmail account.
So in that case what should do …..? But need not to worry because now it is very easy to secure Gmail Account using Google 2 step verification. The 2 step verification is also used by most of the famous social media like Facebook.
What is Google 2 Step Verification:
Let’s see what is this kind of Authentication..?
In Google 2 step verification, personal mobile number is used to secure Gmail account by limiting account activities like email, Adsense or even each kind of activities to his personal Computer or laptop.
So whenever someone or even himself want to access his account from other than his personal computer a special code (or even call) will be sent to his mobile phone and after using this code, he will be able to proceed his account activities.
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How to setup Google 2 Step Verification:
The following step by step instructions will guide you to setup Google 2 step verification to secure Gmail account.
1 Go to Google 2 step verification page and log in using the account you want to secure.
2 Select the mobile phone number to receive SMS code or voice call, usually google use your previously used mobile number but you can set a new number also.
3 A 6 digit numeric code will be sent to your mobile number for verification,j just enter the number and click verify.
4 Check Trust this computer option to ensure the computer is for personal use. you can change this option later on whenever you want.
5 In the final step, you have to turn on the Google two step verification method.
So In order to access from another computer, you will be asked every time to enter the code sent to your mobile device.
How to Secure Gmail Account using Smartphones and Tabs:
in order to access Gmail account from mobile devices or smartphones, special applications are available that can help to verify the security code.
- You can also use another mobile number to get the verification codes and use them to secure Gmail Account.
- There is also an option to generate the backup codes to verify your existing Gmail account. just generate the backups codes, make a print or save them to someplace to use them later.
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5 thoughts on “How to secure Gmail Account using Google 2 step verification”
Thanks for sharing useful post. I hope Google SMS verification is very secured for emails
yes of course, because this Gmail security will keep user account safe from unethical access.
I think almost everyone is worried about that their email accounts are secure or not. So it’s informative for everyone. I never heard about it that this kind of security is also available from google. Thanks for sharing!
This is really informative post, how much time did you take to write this article?
Thanks for the comment,with continuous and consistence effort the post needed approximately one hour.