Gmail Security Tips – Use Your Gmail Account Without Any Issue.

Step 1: Complete an account security checkup

Start the Security Checkup with web page to do things like adding email account recovery options, setting up 2-Step Verification for extra account security, and checking your email account permissions.

Step 2: Follow these Google email security tips

Choose a strong password

First, learn how to create a strong email account password.

Then, change your Gmail account password.

  1. Visit the Log-in & security web page.
  2. Click email Password tab.
  3. Follow the given instructions.

Check your Google account settings

There are a few email account settings you can check to make sure nobody else has access to your emails.

  1. Using a web browser, sign-in Gmail.
  2. In the top right corner, click Settings (gear icon).
  3. Now click on Settings tab.
  4. Click the tabs below to check your email settings.

General tab

  • Click to check your signature to make sure the text looks correct.
  • Check your automatic vacation responder to make sure the text looks correct, and that it isn’t turned on if you don’t need it to be.

Gmail accounts and Import tab

  • Click to check “Send email as” to make sure all the e-mail addresses listed belong to you only.
  • Check “Grant access to your email account” to see that no other people have access to your email account.
  • Check “Check email from other email accounts (using POP3)” to make sure all the email addresses listed belong to you only.

Filters and Blocked Addresses tab

  • Check to make sure mail isn’t being automatically forwarded to an unknown email account using a “Forward to” filter.
  • Check that any filters that automatically delete emails (“Delete it”) were set up by you.

Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab

  • Check that your email isn’t being forwarded to an unknown email account.
  • Verify that you’re POP or IMAP email settings are correct.

2 responses to “Gmail Security Tips – Use Your Gmail Account Without Any Issue.”

  1. Shener says:

    Hi.i recently changed my phone and tried to addmy gmail account. But its locked me out… i tried my “forgot password” it still will not let me in.
    I went on my lap top and added avs and since then i am completely locked out..

    I so need my email account as it has all my contacts in..
    Please can you help with some advise as google have given me nothing…

    Thank you.
    Shener

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