Two-factor authentication is a powerful way to protect your account. We’ll enable two-factor and take an additional, critical, step to secure it.
Google Mail (Gmail)
One of the most popular, most powerful, and most reliable free email services, Google Mail – more commonly referred to as Gmail – is perhaps Google’s second most popular service, second only to search.
Gmail can be used to handle email for almost any email address. I’ll show you how to route your email through Gmail, and why it’s worth considering.
Gmail labels are similar to folders, but with a couple of important differences if you also use a desktop email program to access Gmail.
It’s not necessarily obvious where Google/Gmail hides the “Change Password” functionality. I’ll walk you through it.
It’s easy to get email providers and email programs mixed up. So the first step in setting this up is to understand which does what.
Isolating other sessions in Gmail can become pretty complex. We’ll walk through a number of scenarios.
Google recently introduced a tabbed interface to access automatically categorized email messages. If that’s not for you, I’ll show you how to turn that off.
Gmail occasionally includes preview images of attachments that are included with an email. Rather than being an additional risk, when present, these preview images can help keep you safer.
It’s not going to be easy. Only law enforcement has the ability to get full IP address information. The curious thing is, how do you have access to the email?