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Get Security Alert For Your Linked Google Account

In this digital world, Google plays a vital role in our daily lives. So, set security alert for your linked Google account.

Whether it is your PC, smartphone, tablet, or any other internet-connected device, most of the time, your work is somewhat related to your Google account.

Security Alert For Your Linked Google Acount
  • Step 1:The worst thing about using Google services is that some times your account gets hacked by hackers. But Google has an inbuilt feature, which is a pretty simple and convenient way of quickly checking your account’s security settings.
  • Step 2:Usually, when you access your Google account or service from a new device, you will receive a security alert on your Gmail account with the subject Security alert for your linked Google's account. But there are chances for phishing and spam emails that spoof Google’s security alert.
  • Step 3:So, if you receive a security alert and you have not accessed your account from any other device, then check the sender of the alert message. Also, read the content of the message and see if there are any grammatical or typo errors. Refrain from clicking the links in the alert message as well. Instead, you can check your account activity by logging into your Gmail account. Click on the Details link at the bottom of your Gmail account page and you can see your account activity.

After checking the activity details, if you feel that your account is vulnerable, then change your Google account password. Also, enabling two-step verification will increase the security of your Google account. And then security alert for your linked Google account.

Setup Two-step verification

Step 1

  • First, you need to go to My Account on your Google account.

Step 2

  • Click on Sign-in & Security tab.

Step 3

  • Now, you will see 2 Step Verification listed under Password & sign-in method panel.

Step 4

  • Click on Password & sign-in method to get the process moving.

Step 5

Google will ask you to verify your Google account and provide the phone number where the backup code will be sent.

Step 6

Google offers two choices here for your utmost convenience:

  • You can either configure to ensure the two-step verification process every time you sign in to your account.

Step 7

  • After this process is done, sign in to your account will require you to provide the verification code.

Step 8

  • Remember that each code is valid only for 30 seconds. You are required to have ten back up codes unless they are all used up.

Step 9

A good alternative to creating back up codes is to download the Google Authenticator app on Android.

To know more about the security alert for your linked Google account, contact us.