Last Updated on November 23, 2020 by Bestusefultips
Here’s how to turn on 2 step verification for Gmail or Google account on your PC or laptop device. It will protect your Gmail account from hackers and unknown spammers to steal your password. You can use your mobile number or passcode for two-step verification on your Google account. This 2 step verification Gmail settings provide higher security for your google account to secure your important data & password. When you activate or enable two-step verification, if anybody tries to log in to your account with the correct email id and password then he must need a verification code which will be sent by Google on your registration number or call on your registered mobile number. Without entering that password no one can log in to your google email account.
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How To Activate/Enable Two-Step Verification Gmail or Google Account on your Desktop or Laptop
Step 1: Sign in with your Google account.
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Step 2: After login, you will see various account settings options such as Sign-in & security, Personal info & privacy, and Account preferences. Scroll down until see “signing in to Google” and tap on it.
Step 3: In the Signing in settings, click on the “two-step verification”.
By default two-step verification off on your device.
Step 4: Click on the “Start Setup” button.
Step 5: Enter your phone number for receiving text messages or voice calls. After Entering your phone number choose from one of the below radio button options.
- Text Message: Google send verification code to your mobile
- Voice Call: Call on your registered mobile number for verification code
Step 6: Click on the Send Button.
Step 7: From the Google account send a text message code or voice call for account verification.
Step 8: To verification of code you will see the above image. Click on the “Next button”.
After completing two-step Google verification you can see the above image.
You can also set a backup number if your primary number is not available or lost and you can also get a backup code if you have to go on some trip or your phone not works correctly. Now that’s all. You can successfully activate two-step verification on your Google account.
How to Enable Two-Step Verifications on WhatsApp Android
Open WhatsApp app > Three vertical dots > Settings > Account > Two-step verification > Enable > Enter a 6-digit passcode > Next > Enter your passcode to confirm > Next > Add email address > Next > Confirm email address > Save > Done
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