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Now check which devices are accessing your Google Account

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Now check which devices are accessing your Google Account


    Google has rolled out a new security feature that lets you to view your account access history for the past 28 days, called Devices and Activity dashboard. Anyone with a Google account can access it here.

    As well as device information, the dashboard also shows the location of the user accessing the account, which can be a big help to verify if it's legit or not.

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    Last edited by Brink; 27 Nov 2014 at 10:44.

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    Joisey
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    Windows 8.1 consumer 64 bit


    I also saw on the same page under data tools the "inactive account manager". It lets you assign your account access to others if you stop using it for a period of time, presumably when you croak. You can also have the account deleted.
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    Windows 7


    Isn't that a little bit scary? All the NSA needs to do to determine where you've been recently is to access your Google account, if you have one...
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    Greece
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    Win8.1 64bit, Windows 10 TP on VMWare Player


    Quote Originally Posted by mikeytg View Post
    I also saw on the same page under data tools the "inactive account manager". It lets you assign your account access to others if you stop using it for a period of time, presumably when you croak. You can also have the account deleted.
    Sounds like a good idea. I hate those sites that make it so difficult to get accounts deleted if someone dies. As if there isn't enough other stuff to cope with already. But I guess all those inactive accounts boost their user numbers...
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    I found couple of attempts yesterday, two of them are from my old, dead cell phone that's sitting in a drover ???
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