Enabling two-factor authentication will be automatic for all Google Accounts from November 9th.
You no longer have the option. Until now, Google has left it up to its users to choose whether or not to choose this second phase of account authentication. Let it be Access your emails on gmail or Google Drive, Maps or YouTube, It is strongly recommended, but not yet mandatory, to switch to this system, specifies CNews.
What will definitely change?
Among other things, from This Tuesday, November 9th, Google Accounts and all applications associated with them will enhance their security through two-factor authentication.
Emails have been sent to users who have not switched to the connection method for this account, which notifies them: “Two-step verification will be enabled automatically on November 9. If you wish, you can enable this feature first: your account is ready”. In practice, Google warns seven days before this change takes effect.
How to proceed?
To enable two-factor authentication yourself:
1. Access your Google Account from the admin page and then select Security In the left column.
2. In the “Connect with Google” section, click Verification In two stages, as mentioned Evaluator’s Blog.
3. An context page explains the principle of dual recognition. Click To start.
4. As a medium for two-step verification, Google prompts you to bind your mobile. Follow the procedure to activate this system. Once your number has been verified and two-factor authentication is enabled, Google offers you other possible second steps to configure.
Since November 1, two-factor authentication has been mandatory for developers of the YouTube Partner Program.
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