We all know about the Gmail is the better mailing service available today. As Gmail getting more popular they are updating there security feature too. Now Google has introduced one of such feature that is they are now started asking your mobile number for creating Gmail account.
Google asking Mobile number to activate your Gmail account !!
Google is now start asking your mobile number for the activation purpose. After filling the Gmail Application Form you will be redirected to new page asking your mobile number for activation purpose. After entering your mobile number you will click “Send Activation Code to my mobile phone” option and they will send activation code to your mobile phone within a second you need to enter that code in next step otherwise you will not able to create an Gmail account.
What if you don’t have a mobile phone ?
If you don’t have an mobile phone you cannot able to signup for Gmail account. Otherwise you may need to ask your friend if you can use his or her number to receive a code.
Why they made this Feature ?
According to Google they are saying that to avoid spam and abuse protection are the two things. But i think they are also used for tracking Terrorism activity.
Is there any limitation for creating Account for a single Phone number
Yes, Each mobile number is have a limitation of creating Gmail Account. So create Gmail account only when you needed. And they have not yet say the number of account to be created on a single number.
This is a nice approach from Google to lower down the Spam and abuse through Gmail account.