Gmail Sign Up – Create a Free Gmail Account


Sign up a Gmail account is simple and quick, but there are a few tricks to it. If you are a newbie using a computer, follow this article to learn how to sign up for a Gmail Account.

There are many free email services in the world, but Gmail is still the best and most widely used service.

Some features of Gmail

Simple interface, easy to use and very fast

The interface of Gmail Inbox is pretty sight. Talking about the speed, I’m sure you’ll agree that gmail is faster than other email services.

The spam filtering system is very well

Most e-mail services offer spam filtering and removal, but Gmail’s functionality is more efficient. Gmail can remove most of the mail, messages that contain viruses and other spam. Although this Gmail tool is not 100% perfect, but compared to Yahoo Mail or Hotmail, Gmail is working better.

Large storage capacity

Gmail is used by many people because of its storage capacity. A free account can have storage capacity of up to 15GB. And especially, when your Gmail account’s storage space is full, instead of deleting old emails, you can choose to archive them. This will help you clean up your memory and still be able to archive those emails.

And some other features like: Connectivity with other applications, Effective search features, Offline access features, etc.

How to Sign up for a Gmail Account by Image

On Web browser

Step 1. Open your web browser (Google ChromeFireFoxOperaIE) and go to address: mail.google.com. Then select the CREATE AN ACCOUNT button. Or you can access directly HERE.

Your browser automatically redirects to Gmail sign up page.

 

Step 2. Type your name, username and password.

First, you enter your first and last name.

Then type the username you want to use for your account. You may need to add one or more numbers or use a different name if the name you want is already in use.

Type the password and confirm the password you will use for the account.

To continue, select NEXT.

Step 3. Type your phone number, you should enter the number you are using because Google will send you a text message to verify.

Type a backup email address if you have one (can be Ymail or Hotmail). It can be used to help you recover your account if you are locked out.

Enter your date of birth and gender.

Once all is finished, select NEXT to continue.

Step 4. Type the code you received via text message to verify your account.

Step 5. Read and accept the Privacy and Terms. You can also choose which data Google collects about you.

That’s it! Your new Google Account is ready to use, and you can email friends, colleagues, upload documents and more!

Below are your screenshots when signing up for a successful Gmail account.

On Phone or Tablet

1. First, unlock your phone screen, and select Settings.

2. Scroll down to find the Accounts section and select it.

3. Choose to add an account by tapping the plus icon in the top right corner of your screen.

4. To continue, tap Google, then tap Or create a new account.

5. Type your first and last name. Although you do not have to use your real name, but if this is your primary account, you should use your real name.

6. Tap NEXT.

7. Enter the birthdate exactly. Note: If your age is less than 13, Google could not create your account and some countries have even higher age requirement.

8. Pick a gender.

9. Tap Next. Then type your username. This username will become your Gmail address and you use it to sign in to Google. Tap Next again.

10. If your desired username is not available, you will be asked to choose a different username and given suggestions. Select one of the suggested usernames or type a new username.

11. Enter the new password for your account. The password must be at least eight characters.

Passwords should contain numbers, letters, capital letters, and special characters. Avoid simple passwords such as: Full name, date of birth, phone number, …

12. Retype the password you typed in the previous step.

13. Type your phone number. You can use this phone number to verify your identity, sign in to your account.

14. Tap Next to verify your number or Skip to skip adding a phone number.

15. After you scroll through and finish reading the Privacy and Terms, tap I agree.

Your Gmail account is now set up. If your date of birth is over 18, you can add a credit or debit card to your account to use for buying apps or paying for services like YouTube Red, but you are not required to set up at this moment.

 

2 comments on “Gmail Sign Up – Create a Free Gmail Account”

  1. MS Green says:

    The article is very detailed and easy to understand, thanks the author.

    1. Admin says:

      Thank you.

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