How To Share Gmail Account Without Sharing Your Password

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Out on vacations and sadly no internet connection, then you might ask someone to check your important mails and reply if necessary. One possibility is to opt for an insecure way by giving your username, password and ask them to do the needful or look up for more secure alternative. Though providing your username-password to your close ones might not be a matter of concern, but a full proof secure alternative is appreciated.

At this point you might also want to check up how to setup your email on your iPhone and how to attach files on email on iPhone with dropbox if you do not mind accessing your emails while on the go. For a jailbroken iPhone you might also want to integrate drop box to your email account with fulldrop jailbreak tweak. But if you do not have mobile internet or you do not prefer checking mails while on vacation then Gmail delegation is just the feature you are looking for. Gmail delegation is a handy feature that grants access to someone else for reading and replying to the mails on the go without sharing your username-password. If you have a meeting when you are abroad and can not access google hangout you might also want to try the blue jeans app for video conferencing.

How To Share Gmail Account Without Sharing Password

Step 1: Login to your Gmail account and press the Gear icon a the top right corner of Gmail Window. Click on Settings.

How To Share Gmail Account Without Sharing Your Password

Step 2: Head over to Accounts and Import, scroll down and click on link saying Add another email address you own.

How To Share Gmail Account Without Sharing Your Password

Step 3: Once you click on the link, you’ll be redirected to the page asking to add the Email address of the person you want to grant access.

How To Share Gmail Account Without Sharing Your Password

Step 4: Gmail will ask you to send verification Email to your friend’s mail Id which you entered in the Step 3. Press Send Verification button.

How To Share Gmail Account Without Sharing Your Password

Step 5: Your friend will receive the verification code. Ask the verification code and enter in the block provided. Press Verify. Your friend will receive all your mails with in 30 mins of successful verification.

How To Share Gmail Account Without Sharing Your Password

 

How To Remove Shared Access To Your Gmail

Step 1: Login to your Gmail account and press the Gear icon a the top right corner of Gmail Window. Click on Settings.


Step 2 : Head over to Accounts and Import , scroll down and press Delete next to the email ID you wish to remove.

How To Share Gmail Account Without Sharing Your Password

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