There’s a decent chance that if you read BGR and other technology blogs on a regular basis, you own multiple connected devices. Most of these devices are probably connected to your Google account as well, especially considering the fact that Gmail has become one of the primary email services for work and personal use.
But could you list every single device that currently has access to your Google account?
Thanks to the latest security tool from Google, you’ll never have to. On Monday, Google added a Devices and Activity dashboard to all user accounts. It lists each and every device that has access to your account, giving you the option to remove account access from any device that isn’t currently connected.
If you notice any suspicious activity or see a device that you don’t recognize on the list, the “Secure your account” link at the top of the dashboard will allow you to take immediate action.
Personally, I find it all but impossible to get anything done on a computer or mobile device without logging into Google, whether it’s to check my email or find a recently watched YouTube video. This won’t stop anyone from gaining access to my account if I’m careless, but it’s nice to know I can take action.