Android Users Get New Security Notifications

Andrew Orr In the News

Google is releasing a new feature for Android users that warns them of new device sign-ins.

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Account Activity

In the past Google used email and/or SMS to warn users of potential security threats when it came to Google accounts. Now, the company is bringing those notifications straight to your Android device.

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When a new device accesses your Google account, you’ll see a notification saying “Did you just sign in?” If it was you, then you can go into the notification and see two choices:


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Launch Details

  • Release Track: Launching to both Rapid release and Scheduled release
  • Rollout Space: Gradual rollout (potentially longer than 14 days for feature visibility)
  • Impact: All end users
  • Action: Change management suggested/FYI