Two -Factor Authentication (2FA) is the additional layer of security for your all online accounts. In this, you should take 2 steps to get into the online accounts -first you have to enter the username and password and second you have to enter the unique code which you will get in your mobile phone to get into your online account. You can use Two Step Verification in Gmail account to secure your account from all kind of threat. In case, you find any kind of issues in activating Two- Step Verification that you can contact to the expert of Microsoft via www.office.com/setup. In this blog, you will read how to activate and disable Two Step Verification in Gmail.
How to Activate 2-Step Verification in Gmail? Office.com/setup
To activate 2-Step Verification in Gmail, you have to Sign in to your Gmail account. After this, in the upper-right corner, you should select your avatar. Now from the menu, you have to select Google Account. Here, the new page opens up with your Google account information. Then you have to select Security option which is located in the left side of the screen. Now under Signing in to Google, you should select 2-Step Verification. In the 2-Step Verification screen, you have to select the Get Started button which is located at the bottom of the computer screen.
If you have provided Google, the information about your mobile devices, then you will see the list of devices. In case, you haven’t provided Google this information, then you have to first provide it. After this, you have to select Try It Now to continue the process to receive Google Prompts. Now Google will sends a prompt to all the devices which you have listed. If you want to continue, you have to select Yes option in the prompt. After this, Google will ask you to give a backup method for accessing your Gmail account. If you have not entered, then you have to provide your phone number. Here you should select Text message or Phone call. And then you should select Send option. Now the Google will sends a code through that method which you have selected. After this, you have to type the code into the field and just select Next option. At the end, Google asks you to turn on 2-Step Verification. And then you have to select Turn On. It will ask you to use your second step whenever you log on to Gmail.
How to Disable 2-Step Verification in Gmail?
First, you have to Sign in to your Gmail Account and then enter your Gmail password and then you should select Next option. After this, you have to select which method of 2-Step Verification you have activated. Then, at the top of the screen, you should select Turn Off. After this, Google gives you the warning message and ask you to confirm that you want to disable 2-Step Verification. Here, you have to select Turn Off. Google will take few minutes to process the change and also restore your security settings.
This method helps to secure your Gmail Account with 2 step verification. If you are still facing issues then you can contact to the expert of Microsoft through www.office.com/setup.