Secure access to Gmail with Google Authentificator

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Required devices


A mobile phone/tablet running under Android, BlackBerry or iOS (iphone/ =ipad)

Features


Google Authenticator is a free application that will generate: a unique code that will be used when you login to your Gmail account, it aims to strengthen the security

and prevent piracy.

Procedure


When you connect to your Gmail account:

You must enter your email address and password, then a request for entry code will be displayed:

You will then launch the application to get code as shown below to enter:

You can also check the "remember this computer" to avoid having to enter the code for 30 days.

Installation


To do this, you must first configure Google SMS/Google Voice.
  • Go to the Settings page of the two-step verification tool, then click on Android, BlackBerry or iPhone. Follow the instructions below depending on the type of phone selected.

Android

  • Go to Google Play.
  • Search Google Authenticator.
  • Download the application and install it.

BlackBerry

  • Open the Web browser on your BlackBerry.
  • Go to m.google.com/authenticator
  • Download the application and install it.

iOS

  • Go to the App Store.
  • Search Google Authenticator.
  • Download the application and install it.



More information: http://support.google.com/accounts/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1066447
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