In this article, we will hold your hand and walk you through the simple steps of creating a Gmail account.
Gmail is an email platform provided by Google corporation.
It is very popular and efficient in email correspondence and management.
Some advantages of Gmail That Should encourage you to create A Gmail Account
- Gmail provides huge storage memory or space.
- It is very fast in sending emails
- It provides a higher capacity for file attachment
- Universally available, that it is online everywhere
- Cheaper and can be handled by only you or any other person
- Gmail can be easily Synchronised with Microsoft with Outlook.
- Stores Instant Messages (IM) and video conferencing.
- Efficient indexing and searching.
- Data and information security is efficient.
- Highly popular
Steps to Create a Gmail Account
Follow the steps below to create an account.
- Visit Gmail.com
- Enter in your First name and last name
- Type in the username for your Gmail account ( please ensure it is not the same with anyone already registered with Gmail)
- Input the password you will be using to login to the account
- Type same password again to confirm (ensure your password is complex enough not to allow easy guessing)
- Click Next
- Enter the month, day, and year of your birthday in the provided fields
- Select your gender(whether male or female)
- Click Next
- Input your mobile phone number(note that a verification code will be sent to this number for authentication hence ensure this number is active )
- Select your country for the mobile number. It either shows your country’s flag or telephone code e.g +122.
- Click Verify and Google will send you a verification code
- Type the code into the field and click verify
- Type in your alternative or recovery email(in case you forget the password to your new Gmail account later, this email can be used to recover the password.)
- Under Get More From Your Number, just click Skip
- Click Agreed after reading the Gmail service agreement
- Welcome to your brand new Gmail account
You will quite agree with me that to create a Gmail account is pretty easy.
Having learnt how to Create a Gmail account, what next?
To check your email just look towards your left hand side and click on Inbox to read any new email.
Also if you want to send an email, click on Compose button at the top left hand corner to do that.
Watch out for more articles on how to send and read emails and a couple of other things in Gmail.