Monday, 29 March 2010

Is Someone Logging In My Gmail Account ?

This is how you can track if some one else is logging in your Gmail account and do you need to change your password immediately. 
If Gmail server notice that there was some unusual activity in your account then it will display a warning message saying.
Warning: “We believe your account was last accessed from…" along with the geographic region that we can best associate with the access.”

If you yourself want to see your account activity and login details and timings, then follow the steps given below.
1. Login to your Gmail account in any Internet Browser
2. Scroll down to the bottom and click the link at the bottom called Details as highlighted in the image below.

3. This will open a new windows where you can see your account login activity with Access Type – which tells you which internet browser were used IP Address – which IP addresses from where your Gmail was accessed Date and Time – the date and time when the account was accessed

The activity information could be really useful to check in case you have a doubt that some one has hacked into your Gmail account and logging into it secretly.
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