Good news, Google Drive users. Today is Safer Internet Day and Google is celebrating the occasion with a perk you’re going to like.
Similar to last year, the Web giant is once again giving away 2GB of free Drive storage to anyone who completes its account Security Checkup. The checkup ensures that your account recovery information is current, lets you review the devices connected to your Google account, check your app passwords, and 2-step verification settings. It should take just a couple of minutes to complete (unless you spot something fishy and start investigating).
If you like, you can use the opportunity to remove any apps that don’t need access to your account anymore. The tool also lets you inform Google if any of the devices accessing your account look unfamiliar, so the company can ensure no one has access but you.
Best of all — if you completed the Security Checkup last year, the bonus will stack on top of your previous reward, giving you an extra 4GB of free Drive storage.
Google has also put together a list of tips to help you stay safe online, if you’d like to know more.
Safer Internet Day aims to “promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people across the world,” according to the campaign’s website. Each year focuses on a different theme — this year’s theme is “Play your part for a better Internet,” which reflects that we all have a role in the effort. You can follow Safer Internet Day events on Twitter using the hashtags #SID2016, #Iplaymypart, and #playyour part.
For more on the campaign, check out the video below.