Windows 10 operating system is well known for its very intuitive and interactive user interface. The best part of this operating system is the presence of advanced personalization and security options for the users. You might be using your Gmail often on a daily basis. It is vital to have your Gmail account more secure and prevent your messages and emails to be scrapped. Here is how you can easily make your Gmail account more secure.
Click the ‘Search Bar’
Firstly, click the ‘Search bar’ as shown below. The search bar can be used to instantly locate the setting and control options of your Windows 10 system.
Type ‘Google Chrome’ and select the ‘Google Chrome’ option
Now, type ‘Google Chrome’ in the search bar. Then from the search suggestions, Click the ‘Google Chrome’ option. You can open any web browser. Here, Google Chrome is opened.
Type “mail.google.com” in the address bar
Now, type ‘mail.google.com’ [/b] in the address bar of your web browser as shown below. This is to open your Google account.
Click the ‘Google Account’
Now, use your username and password credential to sign in your google account.
Now, click the google profile and then click the ‘Google Account’ option.
Click the ‘Security
Now, click the ‘Security’ option to view the security options available for your Google account.
Click the ‘2-step verification’
In the ‘Sign-in & Security’ window, click the ‘2-step verification option as shown below to set up the 2-step verification security for your Google account.
Click ‘Get Started’
Now, click the ‘Get Started’ button to get started with the 2-step verification security for your Gmail account.
Enter your password and click the ‘Next’ button
Now, enter the ‘password’ for your Gmail account and click the ‘Next’ button to proceed with the 2-step verification security feature.
Enter your phone number and click the ‘Next’ button
Now, ‘Enter your phone number’ and choose whether the verification is to be done by phone or message. Here, the ‘text message’ is clicked. Then, click the ‘Next’ button. You will receive a code to the phone number you entered
Enter the code and click ‘Next’
Now, enter the ‘Code’ you received on your phone and then click the ‘Next’ button . This is to allow the 2-step verification to be turned on always every time you access your Gmail account.
Click the ‘Turn on’ button
To turn on the 2-step verification every time you log in to Gmail account, click the ‘Turn on’ button as shown below.
‘You can now easily make your Gmail account more secure by following the above steps’