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Gmail Two-Step Verification Question

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    Gmail Two-Step Verification Question

    I'm wondering, is there a way to enable 2 step verification on gmail, instead of using your cellphone, like use an email instead?

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    Still not but may be in future to use email as verification like currently MS is doing.
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    Thanks yea MS seems to be the best and most secure to me, it's easy to hack an gmail account, then yahoo just leaks your information.
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