A computer that is exposed to the scrutiny of people with wrong intentions is a major threat. As a precautionary step, the first thing you should do to ensure protection of your computer is having the updated version of software and upgraded version of anti-virus. The operating system is very sensitive and if not updated with time, it might easily get affected by virus which in turn will give access to the hackers. Whether it’s the account or the software, everything needs to be well maintained. The new way of remembering password is with the help of password manager which ensure Gmail account safety.
The password manager basically works in a way that enables access anytime and from anywhere. Technologically savvy people are aware about this new terminology which is known as cloud computing. But for people who are not aware it’s the same process that is used to keep the back up of your system in drop box, google drive and cloud. Cloud computing enables password managers to save and store the passwords. You can always contact Gmail support team for suggestions related to password manager.
Below mentioned are the few tips one can follow in emergency to recover mail address:
- Well in case it’s your residential system you always have the option of selecting “always remember” from the browser settings, this will enable you to access in emergency even if you forget your password.
- The other way is account recovery options and two step verification method.
- Always use password manager that will help to retain password.
You can always have a backup option like keeping folder in your desktop which is also password protected, that would contain all the passwords. It is said that generally there is no problem till the time an administrator can access the accounts, the actual problem starts when people either forget their password or their accounts get hacked. With the emergence of social networking sites things have become easier because most of the accounts of social networking sites are having the synchronization option with mail id. Hence, any unusual or suspicious activity found in any of the social networking sites indicates that the mail addresses are in control of others.
Whenever you contact gmail support team for any password recovery issues the first suggestion they give is not to accept any sort of invitation from any unknown source. With special importance to Gmail, never open and read mails from unknown people and same way do not download the attachments from unknown source for Gmail account safety.
Whenever you are not using your personal system always make sure to choose private or incognito mode from browser for Gmail account safety. Most of the latest browsers are enabled with this latest feature which ensures that your browsing data is not stored in web history or cookies. In case the browser you are using does not provide this facility, make sure to erase or delete the browsing history before leaving the system.
Memorizing passwords of multiple accounts is not an easy task. Many people use different mail address for different purpose like professional mail id, social networking mail id or personal use mail id. Managing them and their passwords has become all the more challenging due to the professional hackers. Hence, make sure to secure and protect your account with strong Gmail password.