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Take the new Security Checkup. Strengthen the security of your Google Account in 2 minutes.

Secure an account that was compromised

Here are some actions you can take to make your Google Account more secure.

Step 1: Change your password

If you think someone else used your account, change your password immediately.

Step 2: Take the Security Checkup

To make your account more secure, take the Security Checkup and follow the on-screen instructions for each section.

Step 3: Review your account

Step 4: Check product info

Check Gmail

Check other Google products

Step 5: Contact your bank or government

  • If you have banking info saved: Contact your bank to make sure they didn’t get instructions from someone other than you.
  • If you have personal info (like tax or passport info) saved in Google Photos, Google Drive, or Gmail: Contact your government to make sure they didn’t get instructions from someone other than you.
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