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I have Google Acc 0 (GAO) mostly for bank porpoises and some "official" services. This email basically "surname.name@google.com" and I put in my old C.V. and some other contact information. When I got Android phone I decided to crate Google Acc 1 (GAN) I redirected mail from some other mailboxes that I was still using, to it, and put GAO as recovery account for GAN, I am using GAN at the moment as my official contact mail. Also added GAO to mail in my phone. Protected both with 2FA - google code generator on my phone and set my phone number as recovery number. Also I am using LastPass, which is also dependent on 2FA on phone and its phone number, LastPass account is mail of GAN and its also stores password to that mail so I can easily access to it from PC because I usually using other (not GAO) account on PC and need to use this one rarely.

At this point I understood that something is wrong. My mind get tangled and I decided to draw relationships diagram (below) where arrows mostly represents dependencies (except gathering mail) i.e.

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  • Am I correct that you're afraid to lose everything because of 2FA dependent on one device that may be lost? – SPRBRN Nov 21 '17 at 10:36
  • @SPRBRN yes but also, I think in over all connection between elements is redundant. I do not know if I am right or wrong so asking for advice. – greyd.omh Nov 21 '17 at 18:04
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Questions you should ask:

  • What happens if I lose my phone?
  • Can I login to Lastpass if I do so?
  • Can I login or recover my old and new Gmail?

Key here is your 2FA code generator. What happens if that gets lost? How do you recover from that? Redundancy is a good thing!

Oh and is your phone encrypted? Your SD card as well?

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