As many Gmail users are worried after there were reports that millions of Gmail users password were stolen recently. In order to beefed up more security for Gmail and safeguarding users privacy & security Gmail had introduced a new security feature called two step verification to secure your Gmail account. According to this feature, any user who activate this features will get a get code on their mobile number via a call or SMS which they need to enter while logging in to their account. The code will be sent on the users mobile number that they have used while creating their gmail sign in account. This security feature from Gmail is appreciated by Gmail users and really secures the user’s account. It also makes it impossible for other’s in gaining access to other users account on which two-step verification is enabled unless somebody have your mobile phone too. So go ahead & scroll below to follow the easy steps to secure your account.
How To Enable 2 Step Verification For Gmail Account Users
1. Type in www.gmail.com, enter your login details and access your account settings.
2. Locate the security option and click on it. You can see the 2-Step verification click “Settings”.
3. Click “Start Setup” button.
4. Gmail will send you a text-message on your cellphone with a code. You need to enter the code to confirm your mobile number.
5. Click “Next”.
6. Click “Confirm”.
7. Click “Do this later.”
8. Next to “Mobile application” select Android or iPhone.
9. Gmail will show you a QRCode.
10. Scan the code with Google Authenticator that you can download from the play store.
11. Now you are done with enabling 2-Step verification process.
There are chances that you can forget your Gmail password also then setting a new password is also very much easy and it just take’s three simple steps to create a new password for Gmail users. Just visit the Gmail login page by typing in your browser gmail.com or www.gmail.com and enter your mail id then click on the link that says forgot password and then you can follow the online instruction to set up a new Gmail password.
When you click on Forget password link, www.Gmail.com generally give you to options to set up a new password. In the first method it will send you code on your mobile number that you entered while creating an account on Gmail and the next option is it will send you password reset link on the email address that you have set as recovery email while creating an account on gmail.
After then just follow the online instructions to get your new mail password and as described above you must set a long password and make use of alphanumeric keywords and make sure not to use words in your password that can be easily guessed like your name or mobile number.
Conclusion: Setting a 2-Step verification process is very much recommended and necessary to safeguard our account online. Follow our guide above and you can easily set up this feature.