How to create a Gmail account?
Gmail is a popular free email service provided by Google. By signing up for a Gmail account, you can use all Google services such as Gmail, Maps, YouTube, Google Drive, etc. Your Gmail account could be also considered a Google Account. This article shows you how to create a new Gmail account within seconds.
Gmail Sign Up - How to create a Gmail account
Step 1: Go to the Gmail Signup page.
Step 2: Enter your personal information including:
- Your first and last name
- Your username - Your username must be not yet used by others. If the username you want is already taken, you will need to choose another one.
- Your password - Please choose a strong password to keep your account secure by using a mix of letters, numbers, and symbols in your password.
Step 3: Once you have provided all necessary information, click Next.
If you fill any field incorrectly, Google will show you an error message to guide you recheck it again.
Step 4: You might be asked to provide a phone number to verify your account. If so, enter your phone number then click Next.
Step 5: Google will send a text message containing a 6-digit verification code to your phone number. Check your phone and enter the code into the box. Then, click Verify.
Step 6: You will need to provide some other information including:
- Your recovery email address (optional)
- Your birthday
- Your gender
Step 7: Click Next.
Congratulations! Your Gmail account has been successfully created! You can start using Gmail and other Google services!
If you don't know how to log into your Gmail account, you can read this article for a comprehensive guide: Gmail Login.