To the top right of your, Gmail is the Account Manager. Follow Step 1 to expand the display screen, follow Step 2 to open the Account Manager.
Select Security (1) in the navigation panel, scroll down to Signing in to Google, and select 2-Step Verification > Get started.
Once you click 2-Step Verification a new screen will open.
Clicking Get Started takes you to a screen with more information. You may have to login back in to prove who you are.
Once you verify yourself, you are taken to the first of three steps. You will have to provide a Cell number so you can choose to get a text message or a phone call. This will provide you with the verification number required to complete the steps.
Show more options are more complicated and may require more equipment.
Security Key: A small Physical device used for signing in.
This requires a Titan Security key,
This requires ALL account recovery info to be filled in before this can be done.
Google Prompt: Get a Google Prompt on your phone and just tap Yes to sign in.
A cell phone is required. You must set up a backup phone.
When you attempt to log into your Gmail account, a notification will be sent to your phone, which you can approve.
The previous step will start the verification process, Google will send you a code, similar to the one in the below image. The text you get will have a G-615131. When entering the G-code you do not have to add the “G-“. Simply enter the number: 615131 (as an example). These numbers are one-time use and will only last a few hours at most.
Click the NEXT to proceed to the last step.
This is the final stage and will tell you if there are further errors or issues.
With that final step, you will be taken to a confirmation screen. You are done, there are no further steps to take.
As long as the 2-Step Verification is ON since xxx x, xxx, you can close this window. Congratulations!