How to do a security check in Chrome for Android

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Google Chrome is the most used Android browser in Spain. Google’s browser is kept up-to-date with a multitude of features, such as the new tab grouping. This browser also has various functions with which to protect the safety of users, among them we have the security check function.

This security check takes care of analyze if there are any possible problems with security in your account. This is a good way to make sure that there are no problems, directly in Google Chrome for Android, so it is very comfortable for any user.

Here’s how to run a security check in Google Chrome

Google Chrome security check

The security check is in charge of analyzing three critical points that could pose a risk to our account: updates, passwords and secure browsing. The browser will be in charge of analyzing these three fields, to discover potential threats or security breaches that have been detected in any of them. It is a good way to be aware of problems, to take action on them. The steps to perform this check are:

  1. Open Google Chrome on Android.
  2. Click on the three vertical dots.
  3. Go into Settings.
  4. Go to Security Check.
  5. Click on the Check Now button.
  6. Wait for the analysis to take place.
  7. If it shows that there is a security problem, take the steps indicated to correct it (update the browser, change password or activate safe browsing).

Google Chrome check security problems

This security check is a new tool in the browser, but that is a good help to protect your account against possible security problems. You will be able to see if Google Chrome is up to date, if there are passwords for your accounts that are in danger or have been violated (it usually warns about those that are repeated a lot and you should change as soon as possible) or if you should use safe browsing in the browser.

If you have questions about the security of any of your accounts or are simply curious to see what this security check does, you can now try this new function in the popular browser on Android.

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