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Google adds 2-step verification advanced sign-in security

Google on Thursday unveiled a new, two-step Google Account sign-in process intended to provide an extra, optional layer of security. When enabled, users will have to enter their passwords as well as a separate code that will be sent to mobile devices before gaining access to products like Gmail or Google Docs.

2-step verification sign in process

Over the next few days, you should be able to see a new link on your Account Settings page that looks like this:

Google new Account Settings page

If you are not seeing the new link now, just wait patiently for the gradual roll-up.

Advanced sign-in security for your Google account [via]

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