Address by your telephone number
Almost all of us use our mail account every day. And Gmail users can have access to, such as documents, calendars, and their photos with this account. Therefore, it’s important to make sure that in case something goes wrong, you always have the additional option to access your account!
The best way to ensure that you always have access to e-mail and other documents by entering an e-mail address or other phone number can be used to restore your access. Entering a recovery number or e-mail address is not required, but is strongly recommended for security reasons.
How can you register an extra contact or phone number? We explain each step below.
Add or change number recovery number
Phone recovery is a cell phone number that can be used to send SMS with data in the event of a problem. This way, for example, you receive a verification code when you no longer have access to your account. You may also be warned this way for suspicious activity related to your account: people attempting to sign in without authorization, for example, or signing up on other unknown devices.
To set up a phone number, proceed as follows:
Visit the “My Account” page and select “
Phone number “.You have not added a phone number yet? Then you can add it here.
Do you have a phone number, but do you want to change it? Then click the “Edit” button next to the existing phone number.
Follow the instructions in the box that is displayed.
Note that you always use a cell phone number. After all, a landline can not receive text messages for verification.
Add or change
Recovery email address A recovery email address works just like a phone number. You can choose any secondary address for which you use a different login than your Gmail account.
You can set up an e-mail address as follows:
Go to the “My Account” page and select “Recovery email address.”
Did not add an email address yet? Then you can add it here.
You already have an e-mail address, but do you want to change it? Then click the “Edit” button next to the existing address.
Enter your email address in the box provided.
By taking appropriate security measures now, you will prevent problems later with the security of your account!