Account Settings

To manage account settings, select My Account in the user menu to the right of the horizontal menu bar.

The following settings are available:

Edit Your Contact Info

In the Contact Info group, specify your phone number. Note that name and email address cannot be changed within the Account Settings.

Alternative Email Address

Specify the alternative email address. For security reasons, it is required for deleting data of domain users and adds another security layer to the accessibility of the backup content.

2-Step Verification

2-Step verification is a process that involves two authentication methods performed one after the other to verify that side that requests access is what they are declared to be. G Suite enables 2-step verification to cover possible security issues.

To enable 2-step verification:

  1. In the Set up alternate email group, click the edit icon to the right of 2-Step Verification.
  2. In the Password field, specify your current password.
  3. Switch the 2-step Verification toggle on.

  1. Scan the QR code with any compatible application such as Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator, Authy, etc., then specify the numbers displayed in the authentication application.
  2. Click Save.

Delete Account

To Delete Your Account

  1. Select My Account in the user menu to the right of the horizontal menu bar.

  2. Click Delete Account. To confirm deletion, specify the alternative email address.

Note that once you delete your account, all users and backup data will be deleted permanently!

Delete Data

To Delete Your Data

  1. Select My Account in the user menu to the right of the horizontal menu bar.

  2. Click Delete data, then confirm the deletion and specify the alternative email address.

Note that once you delete your data, it will be deleted permanently!

Assign Retention Policy

G Suite Backup enables to specify retention policy for your backups. To assign existing retention policy to Google services:

  1. Select My Account in the user menu to the right of the horizontal menu bar
  2. Click Assign retention policy To learn more about the retention policy and how to manage it, refer to the Retention Policy chapter.