How To Make Your Account More Secure?
Google always takes your account’s security very seriously. To protect your email account, Google strongly recommend following the steps below regularly, especially if you notice changes to your Gmail account that you didn’t make it yourself.
If you think your Gmail account has been compromised, change your password as soon as possible.
To help make your Gmail Account more secure, follow the given steps.
Step 1: Check for viruses and malware problems
Scan your computer with trusted anti-virus software. If the scan detects any suspicious software or applications, delete them immediately. To know more, go to Google Safety Center.
Step 2: Do an email account Security Checkup
Go to the My Google Account web page. In the “Security Checkup” section, now click to select Get Started and follow the instructions given on the screen to check your Google account security.
Step 3: Update your Gmail account recovery options
Check that your Google account recovery options are updated.
Step 4: Enable in 2-step verification
2-Step Verification is a strong security feature that adds an extra layer of security to your Google account. The process requires you to log in with something you know (your Google password) and something you have (a code sent to your phone).
Step 5: Perform regular operating system and browser updates
Make sure you’ve set your pc to update automatically. If you get update notification, take care of it right away.
Step 6: Never use your Google Account password on another email account or website
If you enter your account password in an external website and it’s compromised, someone could try to log in to your Account with the same information. Make sure to reset your Google Account password.
Step 7: Protect your account password
Never enter your Google account password after following a link in an email from an untrusted web site. Always go directly to mail.google.com or accounts.google.com/login web page.