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BEWARE! Gmail bug may show you this error

In a shock development, it has been revealed that a recently found Gmail bug has led users to receive emails about their accounts being shut down on the account of being inactive. It created a fear psychosis among Gmail users that someone was trying to hack their gmail account.

By: SHAURYA TOMER
| Updated on: Apr 19 2022, 12:31 IST
Gmail
But it seems that the messages are simply a Google feature that is misfiring, according to ScreenRant. (Pixabay)
1/5 But it seems that the messages are simply a Google feature that is misfiring, according to ScreenRant. (Pixabay)
Gmail
Google’s support forum is being bombarded with user complaints after receiving a message saying "your Google Account will soon be considered inactive." (Pixabay)
2/5 Google’s support forum is being bombarded with user complaints after receiving a message saying "your Google Account will soon be considered inactive." (Pixabay)
Gmail
Amid fears of a possible phishing attack, ScreenRant contacted Google One and the response was "this seems to be a bug related to Google's Inactive Account Manager feature," they reported. (Pixabay)
3/5 Amid fears of a possible phishing attack, ScreenRant contacted Google One and the response was "this seems to be a bug related to Google's Inactive Account Manager feature," they reported. (Pixabay)
Gmail
According to ScreenRant, "Google support gave assurances that an inactive account warning won't affect access to Google apps or result in any loss of data.” (Pixabay)
4/5 According to ScreenRant, "Google support gave assurances that an inactive account warning won't affect access to Google apps or result in any loss of data.” (Pixabay)

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Users should note that the “legacy contact” function may even become active because of this bug, causing their legacy contacts to receive alerts about possible inactivity. However, the bug could be rectified by then. (Bloomberg)
5/5 Users should note that the “legacy contact” function may even become active because of this bug, causing their legacy contacts to receive alerts about possible inactivity. However, the bug could be rectified by then. (Bloomberg)
First Published Date: 19 Apr, 12:30 IST
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