OK, first off, I’m the guy still using G-mail even though I’ve stopped using Google search and within the Account Settings, I’ve ticked all the recommended privacy boxes to lock Google down as much as possible (& use Brave instead of Chrome). But I still like G-mail and I’ve tried most of the alternatives – so until I give up, here’s a new issue.
Sometimes when I sign into G-mail: after entering U-name and PW, Google will send a email with a code to my account. HUH! I’m trying to sign into G-mail and they send a code to G-mail? How do I change that (can’t find anything in the 2FA set-up to change that). [I just have to go to my Iphone and check my email there where I never get a prompt or issue with signing in since I’m always signed in on the Iphone]
Other times it sends a code to Google photos. If they say so, I’ve never gotten a code in Google photos.
Other times it sends a code to an old tablet I don’t use anymore. Again, where do I change this stuff in my Google account?
When I say sent a prompt to my phone, it says I’m not signed in so no prompts are sent. Why not just send my an SMS like everyone else does?
Off to look again. Their security section is one of the most confusing around.