It has been about 3 years since Yahoo! has locked me out of my e-mail account.
Today, Google is doing the same. Since a recent move, my IP address is no longer the same. Since I am using a different computer, neither is my MAC address, if google tracks that.
Am I really locked out of my account?
No. However, I might as well be because I do not wish to provide a phone number because it is not safe. A large amount of spam calls and telemarketers comes if the number is given out, especially on the internet.
I never did put a recovery e-mail because I don’t have one. There wasn’t any purpose to multiple e-mails at the time.
I don’t remember what month I created the account in. It could be at any point in so many years since it wasn’t made for a particular purpose.
How can I know when is the last time I accessed it since I don’t use it for a daily purpose?
SMS receiver services hasn’t seemed to work either.
“Google can’t verify it’s you.”
Maybe it’s time to switch to a new service provider.
Surprisingly, I was manage the find my old @hellokitty.com e-mail. It’s been possibly 10 years since I logged on to that e-mail and yet it is still in tact, not spammed with advertisement and I still have access.
Perhaps it is what I have to stick with.
Perhaps there are other options without giving out personal information.
Google location services already track everything if I dare to have my GPS on.
Technology may be nice, but it sure is scary.