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PSA: Get 2GB of free Google Drive storage when you perform an account security checkup

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Admit it: you can always use more cloud storage. is offering you an easy way to score more space and get some extra peace of mind about your account .

Just as it did last year, is honoring Safer Internet Day by giving you 2GB of space if you perform an account check.

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After a quick check-up, two GB of Drive storage will be yours.

It’s a simple walkthrough where you can ensure your recovery information, connected devices, account permissions, app password access, and two-step verification settings are all up to date. Once you check all of these out, you’ll see the free Drive storage added to your account. It only takes a minute or two.

Why this matters: Your Google account is a pretty important hub of your day-to-day computing, so it’s a good practice to take some time and ensure there hasn’t been any unusual sign-ins from other devices and that you have two-step authentication turned on. The bad guys are out there, so being smart about your security is the best way to beat them.

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