Is Someone Logging In My Gmail Account ? [ Ask TroubleFixers ]

by Rohit Khurana on March 26, 2010

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Long time back we had this question submitted from one of our reader, thanks to Gmail team we now have a answer to this question, Gmail team has recently posted about how can you detect suspicious login activity in your Gmail account.

 

We have previously posted on how to fix the following issues with Gmail like Gmail does not open, log in more than one Gmail account and how to divert all hotmail mails to Gmail account. Today we will tell you about how can you track if some one else is logging in your Gmail account and do you need to change your password immediately.

If Gmail server notice that there was some unusual activity in your account then it will display a warning message saying.

 

Warning: “We believe your account was last accessed from…" along with the geographic region that we can best associate with the access.”

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If you yourself want to see your account activity and login details and timings, then follow the steps given below.

1. Login to your Gmail account in any Internet Browser

2. Scroll down to the bottom and click the link at the bottom called Details as highlighted in the image below.

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3. This will open a new windows where you can see your account login activity with

Access Type – which tells you which internet browser were used

IP Address – which IP addresses from where your Gmail was accessed 

Date and Time – the date and time when the account was accessed

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The activity information could be really useful to check in case you have a doubt that some ne has hacked into your Gmail account and logging into it secretly.

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David Hedtke October 15, 2011 at 11:49 pm

Can’t log In! Error encountered during XML parse; end tag does not match start tag input.

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