Gmail 2-step verification process : Using Gmail Account is not as difficult as you thought it would be. You can use it easily and the best part of it is that it is all free of cost.
In the earlier article, we have shared a complete guide of how to Sign up Gmail account and how to sign in to it. But there’s one more thing which is equally important and mandatory to do while creating the Gmail account. Do you know what is it? it is doing the verification of your account so that you can be safe and secured while using Gmail. So, let’s take a look
Gmail 2-step Verification
Step 1- sign in and go to my account page
The very first and the basic step is to sign in to the account. All you need to do is to write your username and password and then click on sign in.
Once you’re done with signing in successfully, you can see your inbox there. On the top right side, you will have to click. There, you will see three options. You need to simply click on my account.
Step 2- click on sign in and security
Once you click on my account, you will be landed on another page. You will get three options there, but you must click on the first one which is sign in and security which is written on the left side.
You will see the option of 2- step verification in the right side of page after scrolling down a bit.
If you see written on already there, it means it is done. But if it is written off, just click and on it.
Step 3- get started
Once you on it, you will be again landed on a page where you need to scroll and click on get started.
Step 4- enter your google account password
After clicking on the blue button of get started, you need to enter your google account password again. This step is important as google needs it confirm your identity. After you enter your password, click on sign in.
Step 5- enter your mobile number
There will be a page where “Let’s set up your phone” is written. You will be asked what phone number you want to use. You have to type your number just after this line in the given space.
Note- your phone number will be secured. Google will use your number just for account security purpose. So, you don’t need to worry.
Step 6- click on the code option
Once you enter your number, they will ask how you want to get a code? You can choose either by text message or by phone call. You need to choose one option among these two.
If you choose by text message, you will receive the code via text message. But if you choose by phone call, you will get a call to receive the audible rendition of the code.
After choosing any of these option, click on next.
Step 7- verify it by adding the code
You will soon receive a message after clicking on next by your desired option which is either by call or message, whatever you choose. Just enter the code you got and click on next.
Step 8- after entering the code and clicking on next, you will again be landed on a page where you will be asked if you want to turn on 2- step verification for your google account or not.
Do click on turn on.
Clicking on turn on will enable the 2- step verification for your google account. And whenever you log in or someone else tries to log in to your account from a new device, you will get a test message on your registered number and hence will be safe.
Your 2-step verification for your google account is now done. Be safe.