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How to Turn on 2-Step Verification in Gmail?

In this digital era keeping an account secure is indeed an arduous task. A never-ending quest that requires finest security encryptions in order to prevent security breaches. And still, you are not thinking about it; ignoring the momentous then your account can be compromised anytime.

So now comes the main question, what to do but more importantly how to? Well, putting a permanent full stopping mark is the only best solution available. To this end, we at Gmail Support suggest you enable 2-step verification.

This security authenticity makes your account more secure; obstruct someone else to guess the password and keeps you up-to-date while logging in and out. Furthermore, whenever you sign into your Google account, a unique temporary code is supplied to the registered mobile number that ensures whether the access is authorised or not.

How to Activate 2-Factor Authentication (2-Step Verification)?

  • Simply sign in to Google account with your email address and password. To that end, visit Gmail’s official site and enter your credentials.
  • At the sign in page, after inputting all required information, click the Sign in button.
  • Now, go to the ‘My Account’ tab by clicking the circled picture button at right-top of the screen.
  • Next, select the ‘Sign-in and Security’ section from the options that appear.
  • After that, click blue marked ‘Get Started’ button to set up two-step authentication.
  • Enter your Gmail password and click the ‘Next’ tab.
  • Here, add a mobile phone number and also choose a mode to receive codes. There should be two options: ‘Text messages’ and ‘Phone call’.
  • Now, Google will confirm the number by sending a six-digit code.
  • Verify it and input that six-digit code.
  • Click the ‘Verify’ button.
  • Tell Gmail if you would like to choose the computer also as a trusted device or not. To that end, mark the checkbox if so or unmark it if not. After that, click the ‘Next’ tab.
  • Two-step authentication has been configured successfully.
  • At last, give your final verdict; click the ‘Confirm’ button activate it.

And here you are set now! Every time when you sign in to Gmail, you will get an authentication code on the registered mobile number. That’s how your account can be safe from unauthorised access. However, if you would like no more about 2-step configuration, contact us; dial our Gmail Customer Support Helpline Number 1800-958-211.

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