Tips To Secure Your Gmail Account

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By Atharv Sharma
Published Dec 16 2021

Hindustan Times

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Use a strong password

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For your Gmail account, use a different, randomly created password. Using a password manager makes keeping track of all those passwords a breeze

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Enable two-factor authentication

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Two-factor authentication protects the Gmail account by adding an extra degree of security, where one has to enter a passcode received on a trusted device to login to the account

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Account recovery methods

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If you forget your password or lose your mobile device, you'll be able to safely regain access if you have a robust account recovery process in place

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Review active devices

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If you identify anything odd in your recent security activities, you can check the list of devices that have access to your Google account

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Report phishing attempts

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To report a spam or phishing email, go to the right side of the email and click on the drop-down arrow. When prompted, select the 'Report Spam' option

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