Gmail asks user for phone number when signing in #

When a G Suite user attempts to sign in to a new device, they may be greeted with:

Verify it's you

Verify it's you
This device isn't recognized. For your security, Google wants to make sure it's really you.
Enter a phone number to get a text message with a verification code.

This seems less like additional security and more like phone number harvesting, especially since the user has no preregistered number.

Clicking "Try another way" leads to:

Get a verification code sent to your phone.

Get a verification code sent to your phone.
Get help

Clicking "Get help" results in:

Account recovery

Account recovery
Enter the last password you remember using with this Google Account


Revision #5
Created Fri, Sep 1, 2023 9:39 AM by FAZILAH BT. BASARUDDIN
Updated Mon, Sep 18, 2023 10:39 AM by FAZILAH BT. BASARUDDIN