Google is making their product more secure and gmail is not left out.with Google 2step verification
,your account is more secure.this is a step towards ensuring that gmail account is being secured
from malicious attack using 2step to gain access.most of us must have had about it but do not understand how it works
this will enable one to prevent malicious hack into their gmail by using 2 password to access it.
two password in the sense that,after logging into your email,it will also require another pin to fully give authorization
. the pin will be sent to your mobile phone number any time you want to access your gmail.cool hun.but before you can use it,you must activate it.this post will guide you on how to activate Google 2step verification
what is Google 2step verification
|how to activate Google 2step verification to secure gmail|
this is a security measure of using two step to fully give authorization to your mail
. this will reduce the rate of phishing, hacking, because before one can gain access to your email, the pin that will be sent to your mobile phone, must be inserted to fully access it
since the big G integrate most of their product together,it is advisable to get it more secured.although no account is 100% secured,but you don't have to take chances.
how to activate Google 2step verification
and loging with gmail.
you will see list of option,click two step verification
. it will tell you to insert your password again,do it.
from the next page, click on start up
from the next page, you will be ask to choose your country, insert your phone number in the other box,then choose whether they should send a confirmation code through sms message or through voice message,then click send code.
you will receive the code to verify if you are the owner of the phone number.once you've received it,insert it in where they says enter code and click verify.
after verifying it,click on next button,then activate the 2step verification by clicking to turn it ON
.that's all.any time you want to logging, they will send a text message to your phone number containing a pin you must insert to fully grant privilege to your gmail account.NOTE: you must provide the pin sent to your mobile phone to gain access,this means you must be with your mobile phone each time you want to use your Google account.ENJOY.
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How long does it takes for them to send verification code.i have just tried it.ReplyDelete
Is the 2step verification for google alone.what about hotmail.ReplyDelete
@anonymous,it does not take long.probably 1minute.except maybe the phone number you gave was not correct.ReplyDelete
@charles,for not its for google.i dont know about hotmailReplyDelete