Apr 12, 2013

Digital Afterlife with Inactive Account Manager on Google!

Google the pioneer in many services on the Internet has launched a service to those who use Google and its other services, called “Inactive Account Manager” on 11th April, 2013 says its official blog. 

Not many of us like thinking about death – especially our own.  But as estate planning what we've planned for our online data, such as emails, documents on Google drive, our blog. Google has come up with a solution for such an unexpected event, by providing a feature called "Inactive Account Manager"

It could be found on your Google Account Settings page.  You can convey Google what to do with your data such as Gmail and other Google services you've used, if your account becomes inactive for any reason. 

You could opt for deleting the data or to forward them to your trusted contacts to receive the data from some or all of the services: +1s; Blogger; Contacts and Circles, Drive; Gmail; Google+ Profiles, Pages and Streams, Picasa Web Albums; Google Voice and YouTube.  You can choose the time of inactivity as after 3, 6, 9 or 12 months.

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