How to protect your Gmail address from spammers by removing it from Google+


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The default option in Gmail is to let anyone send you an email if they can find your Google+ profile.

To change this setting and limit or turn off email from your Google+ page go to your Gmail settings:

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Then in the General tab scroll down to the section for Email from Google+

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Select a more appropriate option such as Circles or None, then go to the bottom of the page and click the Save Changes button.