How to Enable two-step Verification in Gmail

You are here, meaning you want to enable two-factor authentication or two-step verification in your Gmail account. And this is one of the easiest and detailed guides on how you can apply two-step verification on your Gmail account.

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Hello, guys, I’m Sumer Sodha, and today I’ll teach you how you can enable two-step verification on your Gmail account and why this is so important in today’s time.

So let’s start…

What is Two Factor Authentication in Gmail?

Two Factor authentication is two-step verification, meaning an extra layer of security for your Gmail accounts in the online world. This feature is also known as a 2FA.  If you are serious about your account security, then this is the best option or a great feature for your account security.

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How to Enable Two Factor Authentication (2FA) in Gmail

Follow the below-mentioned steps to enable two-factor authentication on your Gmail account.

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  1. Visit and sign in with your Gmail id
  2. Now Click on the security option
  3. Now Scroll Down, and you will see the option “Signing in to Google.
  4. Here you will see an option for “2-Step Verification.
  5. Click on this option; now, you will automatically move to the new page where you can see the benefits of 2-step verification.
  6. Now click on the “Get started” button.
  7. Now you have to enter your google account password once again here and click on the sign-in button.
  8. Now you have to choose a way for two-step verification Like – Mobile Number OTP Based verification, Google prompt, or security key.
  9. In my opinion, Mobile OTP is an easy and suitable option for 2FA, so I’m selecting this (you can choose anyone that comfortable for you)
  10. Now enter your mobile number where you want to receive 2fa codes
  11. Now verify your mobile number with your Google account
  12. Now Click on the “Turn on’ button to enable two-step verification in your Gmail account.


So now you know how you can enable the two-step verification feature on your Gmail account. If you still have any questions or confusion about this process, ask me in the comment section. 

Sumer Sodha
Sumer Sodha
Hi, I'm Sumer Sodha! Need Suite’s CEO, and A Desert Blogger, Who Always provides you premium content on the web. I Love to Share my Digital knowledge with you and also hope you love this.

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