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.