How to secure Gmail account with OTP

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Secure Gmail account with OTP

Now a day’s incident of your Gmail account password being hacked has increased. In this case you suddenly feel helpless. But as it is said prevention is better than cure, so you should put enough security in place in advance. What can cause your password to be hacked easily? Well, any of the below can cause this:

  1. If you are using the same password on more than one site.
  2. If you are downloading software from unsafe platform on internet.
  3. When you click unverified link sent to you by unknown senders in an email.

So, what can you do to safeguard your Gmail account from such situations? You can secue your Gmail account with 2 steps verification method. This method does not allow people to access your Gmail account using even if they know your account password.

Steps to secure Gmail account with OTP

 Now the question is how to secure your Gmail account with OTP or with 2 steps verification method? Well, you can follow below steps to set your 2 steps verification method:

  1. First go to Gmail and then sign in.
  2. Next step is to click on Setting icon then choose ‘Account and import’.
  3. You will see a new window of sign in & security. Here you can see password & sign in method when you scroll down. There you will see 2 steps verification method.
  4. Now you can click 2 step verifications which is there on the right side of the page in the section of password & sign in method.
  5. Now click on ‘Get started’ to initiate the process.
  6. Here you need to enter your Gmail account password.
  7. After that click on Sign in. When you do this you confirm your identity to Google. This takes you to the next page.
  8. Now you can enter your phone number. You also need to choose between ‘Text Message’ and ‘Phone Call’ under heading ‘How do you want to get codes’?
  9. You can click for ‘text message’. This confirms that you want to receive a code in the form of text.
  10. Now click Next. This prompts Google to send you a code as you chose ‘Text Message’ option.
  11. You can now retrieve your code or OTP sent by Google.
  12. You need to type the OTP.
  13. Now you can click Next.
  14. Click on ‘Turn on’. This enable two steps verification for your Gmail account.

When you do this, whenever you or someone else tries to login to your Gmail account from another device then Gmail will ask you to enter the OTP sent on your phone number.

Gmail customer service number

If you need any information about any section of Gmail, then the best way to get this is by getting in touch with the Gmail customer service team. You just need to dial Gmail customer service team which is available for 24X7 for all Gmail users.

Gmail technical support number

Likewise, when you are facing any technical issue with your Gmail account then you can seek help from Gmail technical support team. You can dial Gmail technical support number for that. The technical experts will listen to your query or issue and then will give you step wise instruction to get rid of the issue. So, feel free to dial Gmail technical support number any time of the day or night.