Like our accounts on social networks such as Facebook or Instagram, we also provide access to companies, websites and applications. to our Google account. Later, when we download apps on Android, or use them on a computer, in addition to creating accounts on other websites, we provide such access to the account.
Therefore, it would be good to look more often what companies, apps or web pages have access to to our Google account. Keep in mind that this account contains a large amount of personal information. For this reason it is best to have some control over these types of features.
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Check Google account access
This is the process we can do do everything on the phone and on the computer
- Add your Google Account, to this link.
- Go down to the security section, located on the left side of the screen.
- Go to the section called third-party applications for account access.
- Click the "Manage third party access" button.
- Check which programs or services have access to your account.
This section shows all those companies, applications or services They have such access to the account. Therefore, it is a recommended section for periodic review. Both know who has this access, and make sure that no company sounds like you or looks dishonest, as this will jeopardize your privacy.
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Remove account access
An important part of this process is not only looking at who has access to information, but also simplifying it remove such access to those systems or services They seem to be unreliable. As it is very likely that there are some of those we do not trust, or do not use more, but furthermore it is called access to accounts and data alike. The next step, then, is to remove access for those who don't want to be with them.
- In the list of apps that have access, click on what you don't want to access.
- Click the blue button Remove access.
- Confirm this action.
- Repeat the process with the programs you want.
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As you can see, this is a simple process, but with it we improve security and privacy in our Google Account, we follow the instructions from the company itself. We will block those who do not want to access your account and personal information, especially in a account like Google, where we have a large number of personal information.