What is Google Account Inactive Manager
According to Google, Google Inactive Manager is a way for users to share parts of their account data or notify someone if they’ve been inactive for a certain period.
Learn more about Google Inactive manager on Google support page.
Why Use Google Account Inactive Manager
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How to Setup Google Account Inactive Manager and How it Works
1. Go to Your Google Account Inactive Manager
To set it up, go to your Inactive Account Manager page and click Start.
2. Setup Your Waiting Period and Write Email for Your Trusted Contacts
After you set up your waiting period, write your message for your trusted contacts.
3. You Will Be Notified Before End of Your Waiting Period
Before end your waiting period (and sending your message to your trusted contacts), Google will notify you on your email.
You will also get a notification on your mobile.
4. Google Will Send Your Message to Your Trusted Contacts Once Your Waiting Period is Over
After your waiting period is over, your contact will receive your message from Google.
Google will also send alert notification on your email.