Gmail Security Tips : Gmail is one of the best email providers in the world hence security is required to preserve the important emails and messages.
Best Gmail security tips have been described briefly:-
Two-step verification enables to secure it from hackers and spammers. You have to click on Security tab on the Account Settings page where you will find “change password”. You have to provide the contact number to set it up. OTP will be sent via voice message or through SMS which will verify your account thus completes the two-step verification.
Track Activity in Gmail Account
If a hacker is snooping in your Gmail account you should inquire the activity to know when it was accessed. Open your Gmail inbox to click on “Details” at the bottom right corner by scrolling to the bottom of the page. This page will be redirected to the “Activity Information screen” where you can see how your account’s being accessed, and at the bottom of the page, you will find an option to “Show an alert for unusual activity,” select this option. If you want to secure your Gmail click “Sign out of all other web sessions” and close Gmail from all devices.
Control Authorized Access to Google Account
We login many apps with our Gmail account which can also be used by scammers/hackers by accessing the details. So if you are finding anything mistrustful visit the page access your info, then “Remove” it by clicking.
Change Your Password When There’s a Security Breach
Whenever you hear about security breach may be it’s unverified but for the caution generate your password quickly and make sure that password would be strong.
Check Your Settings for Email Forwarding and Delegates
To make sure that anyone is not accessing/reading your mail as a delegate click the Settings cog at the top right in your Gmail account, then go to “Accounts and Import.” Examine that in the heading of “Grant access there is no any mail next to it to your account” heading, and click “Mark conversation as read” so that such doubtful case be easier spotted. After it clicks “Forwarding and POP/IMAP” to make sure that no forwarding address has been set up. If you find such then change your password immediately.