June 1st, 2016, marked the one-year anniversary of Google’s My Account. An online portal where you can quickly access controls to your Google account, safeguard data and protect your privacy. The platform also holds tools for managing your Ads Settings and allows you to conduct Privacy and Security Checkups.
In its one year run, My Account has registered over a billion users from around the globe. To mark its first anniversary, Google has decided to bake in three more new features that will allow you better and easier control to your data:
This feature lets you locate, lock up, call, and secure your smartphone. We keep much personal information on our mobile devices; text from a spouse, text you won’t want anyone to have knowledge of, your bank account details, family pictures, and more.
You can forget/lose your phone at the café, inside a taxi, or in between the couch cushions and panic will enter your mind. With Google’s My Account’s feature, Find your Phone, you can ring it, lock it, locate it, and worst case scenario wipe your data clean off. …read more