DrNot only is the Google account used for emails, the Android Play Store and many other services also use the account directly or provide logins via Google accounts. This makes it one of the most important accounts on the Internet and you should protect it as much as possible. COMPUTER BILD explains how to do this.
Protect your Google account: a secure password
They protect your most important data
Use two-factor authentication
Print out the redemption codes
This function is only available with 2FA activated and is used so that you can still log in if you lose your smartphone. Open the two-factor authentication settings as described in the previous paragraph and click Backup icons. You will then see a list of ten codes that you can use to log in without entering the code from your smartphone. Print this list and keep it safe at home.
Emergency email address
In the event of an account seizure, you can use the recovery email address to recover it. You will also receive information about suspicious activities at this address. To set it up, open the security settings again and click Account recovery email address. Follow the instructions to set up the address.
Set up your smartphone as a validator
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