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Monitor Gmail Account Login Activity to Prevent Intrusions

Do you think somebody is accessing your Gmail account without your knowledge? If you suspect any suspicious activity, checking  the recent activity of your Gmail account will help keep your account safe.

You can monitor recent activity on your account. First, log into your Google Gmail account.

Gmail Activity 1

Once you log in, scroll down to the bottom of your inbox and you see the log in activity of your account. — The last log in and the number of places you are logged into are displayed. To check more details about the IP address, location and Access Type, click on Details.

Gmail Activity 2

Check the details about the country and IP address along with the access type (e.g POP, browser, IMAP, etc).

Gmail Activity 3

If anyone else is logged into your Gmail account, it will show the details under Concurrent Session Information. Just click on Sign Out All Other Sessions and immediately change your password.

Gmail Activity 4

If you want to change the Alert Preferences, scroll down and click on the Change link.

Gmail Activity 5

Select Show An Alert On Unusual Activity (recommended). If Google suspects any unusual activity on your Gmail account, it will show an alert on top of your Inbox and will advise you to change your password.

Gmail Activity 6

To further improve the security of your Gmail account, you can enable Two Factor Authentication for your Google account.

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5 Responses to Monitor Gmail Account Login Activity to Prevent Intrusions

  1. Chaitanya June 12, 2012 at 10:39 pm #

    Nice one… helpful

  2. August 21, 2012 at 1:39 pm #

    thank you for the information

  3. thasneed January 19, 2015 at 12:21 am #

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  4. Prasenjit Dey December 8, 2015 at 4:08 am #

    Hii!! i’m Prasenjit Dey. i need yours help, i forget my password but now i c’nt change my password. when i want to changed my password then i clickd my number for sending recovery password, but, i d’nt know why i didn’t receive recovery password, plz help mee

  5. Sambhaji August 12, 2016 at 11:31 pm #

    Thanks for the article but can you tell me how to check last one month details is there any option in gmail or google provide , if u have any idea so please my humble request to you please provide us

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