Turn on 2-Step Verification

With 2-Step Verification, also called two-factor authentication, you can add an extra layer of security to your account in case your password is stolen. 

Allow 2-Step Verification

  • Open your Google Account by visiting https://myaccount.google.com 
  • In the navigation panel, select Security.
  • Under “Signing in to Google,” select 2-Step Verification and then Get started.
  • Follow the on-screen steps.

How does the 2-step verification work?

2-step verification adds an extra layer of security to your Google Account. In addition to your username and password, you'll enter a code that Google will send you via text or voice message upon signing in.