How to Secure Google Account from Hackers Using Google Authenticator App

Secure your Google Account from Hackers using Google Authenticator App. If you use Two Step verification in your Google account for security, you know there is a lot of problem in this security. You need to wait for verification code in mobile.

Secure Google Account from Hackers Using Google Authenticator App

Secure Google Account from Hackers Using Google Authenticator App

Authenticator generates 2-step verification codes on your phone. Enable 2-step verification to protect your account from hijacking by adding an extra layer of security. With 2-step verification signing in will require a code generated by the Google Authenticator app in addition to your account password.

Google Authenticator app is an advanced version of 2 Step verification for mobile. These codes are valid only for 30 seconds. If hackers hack your passwords, don’t worry they can’t access your google account without these codes.

Features:
* Generates codes even in airplane mode! (don’t need the internet)
* Works without mobile number

How this App Works?

Google Authenticator App

Google Authenticator App

How to Secure Google Account from Hackers Using Google Authenticator App

Make sure you Enable the Two-step verification in your Google Account.

1. Enable the 2 Step Verification in your Google Account from your Mobile number. Go to this URL https://www.google.com/landing/2step/ and Click on Start Setup.

If you already enabled 2 Step Verification in your Google Account move to next headings.
Enable Two Step Verification in Google Account

Enable Two-Step Verification in Google Account

2.  Now enter your mobile number and make sure you select your country. Select Text Message and click on Send Code.

Enter your Mobile Number for Two Step Verification in Google

Enter your Mobile Number for Two Step Verification in Google

3. Now enter the verification code that comes in your mobile and click on Verify button.

Enter Mobile Number OTP for Two Step Verification in Google

Enter Mobile Number OTP for Two Step Verification in Google

4. Select Trust this computer and click on Next button.

 Two Step Verification in Google

Two Step Verification in Google

5. Finally, Click on Confirm button and you successfully enable 2 Step verification in your Google Account.

 Two Step Verification in Google

Two Step Verification in Google

How to Setup Google Authenticator App in your Android Mobile or your iPhone

1. Download Google Authenticator App from Google Play Store.

Google Authenticator
Google Authenticator
Developer: Google LLC
Price: Free
  • Google Authenticator Screenshot
  • Google Authenticator Screenshot

2. Launch this app, now this app asks you to install QR Code scanner app in your phone. Install QR Code scanner app in your android phone.

3. Go to this URL in your PC accounts.google.com/SmsAuthConfig and click on Switch to the app.

 Two Step Verification in Google from Google Authenticator App

Two Step Verification in Google from Google Authenticator App

4. Scan QR Code for Set up Google Authenticator App.

Scan QR Code for Two Step Verification in Google

Scan QR Code for Two Step Verification in Google

Tap on Begin Setup and Scan Barcode from Google Authenticator App

Tap on Begin Setup and Scan Barcode from Google Authenticator App

Tap on Begin Setup and Scan Barcode from Google Authenticator App

Type any verification code in above box.

Google Authenticator App

Google Authenticator App

Now you successfully setup Google Authenticator app in your android phone. Whenever your Google account asks for the verification code, generate code from Google Authenticator app.

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