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The company is giving this information to the users about 7 days before enrolling.
Users can check to see if their account is eligible by performing a security check on their Google Account.
From November 9, 2-Step Verification will be activated automatically on the account.

New Delhi. Google’s Two Step Verification or 2SV will start from November 9. Earlier in May, on World Password Day, Google announced that it will start automatically enrolling users in 2SV. Now, the company is rolling out Mandate. According to the report, the company will auto-enroll around 150 million Google accounts for two-factor authentication. The process is currently underway for the first web of properly configured accounts. The company is informing users through email that from November 9, 2-Step Verification will be activated automatically on their account. Come, all the things that you need to know.

This is only for accounts that haven’t already signed up for two-factor authentication. Google says that ‘appropriately configured’ accounts will be enrolled automatically. This means that accounts that have a phone number or recovery email attached will automatically be secured through 2-factor authentication. Users can check to see if their account is eligible by performing a security check on their Google Account.

has started sending mail to alert
According to Google, signing in with both a password and Step 2 on your phone gives an extra layer of security and protects accounts from password theft scams. The company has started sending mails to the affected users to alert them about the development. According to reports, the company is giving information to the users about 7 days before enrolling.

It makes your account less secure
If you want to activate two-factor authentication on Google, you no longer have to wait for this change to start rolling out. Users can simply go to Google > Select Account > Security > Sign in to Google > 2-Step Verification. If you don’t want two-factor authentication and it’s turned on automatically for your Google Account, you can turn it off. However, Google warns against this, as it makes your account less secure.

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