How to turn two-step verification on and off in Gmail?

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This article will teach you how to turn two-step verification on and off in Gmail. If you are afraid that your Gmail account is not well-protected because a hacker or a nefarious individual intends to steal your important personal information, using two-step verification will be the optimal choice. Try the following steps.

Turn two-step verification on in Gmail

  1. Head to My account at the link https://myaccount.google.com/

     

     

  2. In the section Sign in & Security, scroll down and choose 2-step verification.

  3. For the section Protect your account with 2-step verification, click on the GET STARTED to start.

  4. Enter your username and password.

    Click on Try it now to confirm that you want to use your phone as the second sign-in step. 

    Type the verification code that Google just texted you. 

     

    Then click the NEXT button to continue.

  5. Finally, click on TURN ON to turn on 2-step verification. 

Turn two-step verification off in Gmail

  1. The first step is similar to what you have to do to turn two-step verification off in Gmail. 

    Head to My account at the link https://myaccount.google.com/

     

     

  2. In the section Sign in & Security, scroll down and choose 2-step  

  3. Enter your username, password if asked, then the verification code that was just sent to your phone and click on the Next button. 

  4. To this point, in the section Strengthen 2-step verification with a single tap, you can click on Skip in the left bottom corner of the page if unnecessary.

  5. Click on the Turn off button in the top right corner of the page. 

  6. Finally, in the new field, select Turn off to make sure that you really want to turn off 2-step verification. It does mean that you will have no extra security on your account. 

These are the steps to turn two-step verification on and off in Gmail. Hope that you could better protect your account.

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