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I scan the 2D barcode on two apps Google Authenticator and Authy. I also set up SMS Backup and it works well for Gmail/Hotmail accounts.

Just because something is in the cloud doesn't mean you don't need backups.

Backup your entire Google account. Here's a tool to do it: http://www.syncdocs.com/ Print out the 10 password recovery codes Google offers. Here's how to do it: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/180744?hl=en Having a backup and extra security is essential for everything stored in the cloud.

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