Gmail messages can be read by staff of external apps

Do you know your private emails on your Gmail account can be read by the third party staff of external apps companies?

As per the article Gmail messages 'read by human third parties' published by BBC, Google said that it is not against their security policy. But some security experts states that it will be a real risk for the users.

Also, Read How to Delete all past activity on your Google Account

Let’s check if you have given access to read your personal email to any external company.

Guide to check up your Google account and revoke access against any external app

From your Gmail account click on the profile image on the top right corner. And then click on “Google Account”.

Now click on “Apps with account access”.

check google apps with account access

From there you will see what apps have been linked to your Google account.

If you have allowed any external app to read your Gmail messages then, your personal emails may be read by the account staff of these apps.

You can revoke this permission by clicking “remove access” against any app.

Also See: How to activate Two-step verification on WhatsApp to improve Account Security

Gmail messages can be read by staff of external apps Gmail messages can be read by staff of external apps Reviewed by Sukanta Das on July 04, 2018 Rating: 5

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