Activate 2 Step Authentication On Gmail
In this guide, I will describe full method to activate 2 step verification on Gmail and other Google accounts. You can use 2 step authentication to access your any Google account. Everybody wants to protect their personal accounts to be safe from getting Hacked. No one wants that their account will be get Hacked and their data will be stolen by Hackers. So we do several security practices on our personal Accounts as it will be your Facebook account or Google account. Gmail is the mail personal account of any personal where he/she receives private mails which are too important and we have to keep them safe. Our all Banks accounts are attached with our Gmail account, so if by chance anybody will be able to login to our Gmail account, we will lost everything we have. Hackers are able to stole our Money from Banks, they will get connected to our every personal accounts in which we used out Email ID.
So we all have a fear from getting Hacked by Hackers. Hackers can hack our any account because they have much knowledge about Technology, they will always be updated with new lats techniques. We have to use too much security on our personal accounts if we really wants to keep secure them from getting Hacked.
Google and Facebook both provided 2-Step authentication for their users. By using this awesome feature no body will be able to access our accounts. In 2-Step verification, we have to enter One Time Password (OTP) which will be received on our registered mobile number when we login our account on any new device. So till we can’t enter that 6 digit OTP, we can’t able to login to our Gmail account.
Some peoples don’t know about this feature because they are no updated with latest techniques but don’t worry, if now you wants to use this cool feature to safe your Gmail and account, you are at the right place. In this article I am going to describing step by step guide to activate 2-step authentication on Gmail account. Many people searches on Google about “How to activate 2 step verification on Gmail account“, but there you can’t found full steps to activate 2 step authentication on Gmail. So I am going o sharing full step wise guide to use this awesome feature on your Gmail account.
What Is 2 Step Verification ?
2-step authentication is a feature provided by Google. After activating 2-step authentication feature on our Google account, when we login to our any Google account like Gmail, Adsense, Analytics, YouTube or Webmaster, it asks for 6 digit One time password (OTP) which will be send on our registered mobile number through Text message or by a Call (This feature we have to choose while activating 2-step authentication). No one is able to login to our any Google account till he/she don’t enter correct OTP even if he/she knows our Password of Google account.
How 2 Step Authentication Feature Keeps Our Google Account Safe ?
After activating 2-step authentication on our Google account, when we wants to login to our any Google account like Gmail, Analytics, YouTube, Webmaster, etc., it will send 6 digit One time password on mobile number which was registered on our Google account by Message or by a Call. So till we can’t enter correct OTP in it, we can’t able to access our any Google account. Means no one is able to access our Google account without our permission after activating this feature. No one is able to Hack our Gmail accounts after activating it and our all data will be safe.
How To Activate 2 Step Verification On Gmail Account:
1) First of all Login to your Gmail account.
2) Now click on Settings Gear Icon from top right side and then choose Settings option.
3) Click on Accounts and Import option from list appeared on screen.
4) Now click on Other Google Account Settings option.
5) New Tab will appear on screen and asks to Login to your Google account again.
6) Just enter your password and Login to your Google account.
7) Now click on Sign-in & security on screen.
8) Scroll down and you will see 2-Step Verification option, click on it.
9) It will show your registered mobile number on screen (This is the number on which you will receive OTP).
You are also able to change your mobile number. It isn’t important to use same number.
10) Then select how you wants to receive OTP by Text Message or By a Call.
11) It will send verification code on number which you entered in above step, enter that OTP and click on next.
12) Now in 3rd step it will show that 2-Step verification is activated on your Google account. 🙂
13) Done, Now no one is able to access your Google accounts without your permission.
So friends this is the method to activate 2 step verification on Gmail account. Your all Google accounts like Gmail, YouTube, Analytics, Webmasters, etc will be safe after activating this feature on your Google account. But mail important account is Gmail account so this feature is best to secure our Gmail acount. No one is able to open your Gmail account till he/she can’t enters correct 6 digit OTP while logging in. I hope my article is helpful for you. If you have any doubt or query, feel free to comment below. I will reply you shortly.