Gmail is considered one of the best email service providers today and there are very many reasons to support this. From reliability and the fact that it is entirely free, to the simple set up procedures and apps available, the advantages of having such an account are practically limitless. If you are looking to sign up for a Gmail account, the first step is always to go to the website, which is usually www.gmail.com .
- If you already have a Gmail account, you can always log-off and click the red sign up button on the top right hand corner of your page
- Both approaches will enable you to sign up for Gmail with ease
- Once you have this on your screen, go ahead and fill in the dialogue boxes with the details required in each case.
- The details will range from name, username, password and so much more that will enable you to use Gmail properly as an individual
- When you reach the captcha section, you can toggle in between several versions till you find one which you can read with ease.
- If you want to skip the captcha section, click on the checkbox adjacent to the option to skip the verification. This is usually to make sure that you are not a robot but not compulsory
- You can choose to receive your verification through your mobile telephone or through your primary email. This will usually depend on whichever you find convenient
- Be sure to fill all the details correctly and once you have done so, select next step to proceed to the next step
Make sure you fill out the details properly. This is important if you lose your password.
- At this stage ,verification can be sent either by message or voice call depending on what you choose
- Once you get your verification code,confirm and continue
This will lead you to your account where you will be required to create your profile in a manner which you wish your public to see you
- At this stage, the first steps will be to upload your photo. This is optional. More often than not, it will be upon you given that your contacts will be able to see this whenever you communicate with them.
- Once you are done with uploading your photo, you will then proceed to your account where you will adjust your accounts setting according to how you want it to be.This is optional too
- The settings you can change will range from language, short message services for hangouts, storage, and account management among other things.
- These settings can always be altered by clicking on the active links beside them and altering the details according to your specifications
If you ran into some trouble, you can always ask for help by clicking on the help button on the top right hand corner of your screen
- You will get help in various areas concerning to the use of your new account such as email and name visibility, dashboard data, recovering your account, and how to sign in to multiple accounts at once. They are all highlighted as active links
At this stage you can now use your account to contact your friends, relative and business associates as you like.
These are the steps on how to create a gmail account