Turn on 2 step verification and get more secure gmail.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to set up or turn On 2 Step Verification on gmail. Learn step by step with screenshots and video. Tow Step Verification is a best way to kick off hacker attack.
Benefits of 2 Step verification:
2 Step Verification has been a best security ever. If a hacker stole your password and try to log in to your account. First, he will enter your password as normal, but on this next he will prompted to enter a code that has been sent to your phone number by text message or voice call. Now hacker unable to hack your account.
2 Step Verification FAQ
How works 2 Step Verification?
When we are logging in to our gmail account, first of all we enter the password as normal, but on the next step we will prompt to enter the verification code that has been sent to your mobile phone by voice call or text. This is an OTP. Google will not ask you this code again.
What is a OTP?
OTP is a One-time password .
Why we need to turn On 2 Step Verification on gmail?
Get a more secure gmail by using 2 step verification on your gmail account. In May 2016 272.3 million account passwords has been stolen from Google, Yahoo , Microsoft and also Mail.ru users. Hacker’s may use these passwords to hack their account’s. So, I strongly recommend you to enabling 2-step verification on your gmail.
Here is a simple steps to Turn on 2 step verification On Gmail
Open your gmail and click on ” My Account ” Under your profile.
How to set up, 2 Step Verification step 1.
Click On” signing in to google” under the Sign-in & security tab.
How to set up, 2 Step-Verification step 2.
Now click on “2-Step Verification“.
How to set up, 2 Step-Verification step 3.
Now click on blue button “GET STARTED“.
How to set up, 2 Step-Verification step 4.
Google will ask you to Re-Enter your password before move on further step.
How to set up, 2 Step Verification step 5.
First of all enter your mobile number, then choose “Text Message” Or ” Phone Call” and then click “TRY IT“.
After clicking on “Try It” google will send you an OTP code on your mobile number. Write the code in the box and click next.
Now click on ” TURN ON”.
Congratulation! 2 Step Verification has been enabled on your gmail account. Now you will receive OTP each time before signing to gmail account.
How to get Gmail backup Code’s:
I recommend you to take your gmail account backup code, each code work once. It will work when you away from your Mobil phone such as Network problem or when you’re traveling. To get backup code, click on”SETUP”.
Download or Print your backup code and save It to a secure place.
You can also learn by a video How To set up 2 Step Verification gmail.