Google take the account security very seriously. To protect your Gmail account, we strongly recommend following the security steps below regularly, especially if you notice changes to your Gmail account that you didn’t make.
If you think your email account has been compromised, reset Gmail password immediately.
To help make your Gmail Account more secure, follow these steps. Or Call (866) 324-3042 for online Gmail help
Step 1: Check for viruses and malware on regular bases.
Run a scan on your PC with trusted anti-virus software. If the scanning of the computer detects any suspicious software or applications, remove them ASAP. Read more at the Google Safety Center.
Step 2: Do an account Security Checkup
Go to the My Google Account page. In the “Security Checkup” tab, Click to select Get Started and follow the on-screen instructions to check your Gmail account security.
Step 3: Update your Gmail account recovery options
Check that your Gmail account recovery options are up-to-date.
Step 4: Enable2-step verification
2-Step Verification option adds an extra security layer to your account. The process requires you to log in with something you know (your Gmail account password) and something you have (a code sent to your mobile phone).
Step 5: Perform regular OS and web browser updates
Make sure you’ve set your pc to update automatically. If you get a notice to update the computer, take care of ASAP.
Step 6: Never use your Gmail Account password on another website
If you enter your email account password in an external website or app and it’s compromised, someone could try to log in to your Gmail Account with the same information. Make sure to change your Gmail Account password.
Step 7: Protect your Gmail Account password
Never enter your email account password after following a link in an e-mail account from an untrusted website. Always open directly to mail.google.com or accounts.google.com/login.
Step 8: Use a strong Gmail account password
Don’t write it down anywhere, send it via email, and don’t tell anyone. Google will never email you to ask for your Gmail account password or other sensitive data.