Gmail is a free mailing service from Google. As there are so many free email service providers in the internet, Gmail is among the best. What does Gmail have that other provider don’t? It is simple and has a smart interface. It gives you more storage for your emails, a proper and precise spam filter, lets you access your old email and also can be used as a backup.
Requirements for Gmail Sign Up
First of all, you have to create a Google account to get access to gmail mailbox. To do so, you need a computer with internet access and a web browser. You can also open your account via your phone and the procedure is same as well. Step by step instruction is given below.
Create New Gmail Account
Open your web browser and go to the google homepage https://www.google.com/. On the top right corner of the page, click on the “sign in” tab. As you don’t have an account, you have to create one. Click on “Create an account”.
For setting up a new account, google will need some information about you.
The first thing you have to fill up in the box is your first and last name.
Then come the box with you preferred username. Suppose your username is ABCDE then it will be [email protected] You may find the username is not available, then you must change it to another one or you can choose from the proposed username that Google gives you.
Give your desired password in the “Create your password” box. You must choose your password wisely as it will make difficult for others to guess. Google may tell you to use 8 letter word to make the password more secure. Its best to use both letter and numbers. Then confirm again by typing the same password again.
Select your month day year of your birth in the Birthday box.
Select your gender from male, female, other or rather not say.
First, choose your country code from the provided list and then type your phone number.
**Current email address:
Type if you have any existing email address.
Select your location where you’re right now.
Finally, click on the blue button on the lower right corner of the page that says “Next step”.
Accept google’s privacy and terms and once you’ve read it click on “I agree”. Google will now tell you to verify your account via text or voice call. Select the option you want and click “continue”. If you choose text message, then you’ll have to enter the code in the new window that Google has sent you. Click “continue” and congratulations now you have a new gmail account.
Use Gmail Mailbox
Now use your new gmail mailbox that has unlimited mailing capacity. Customize your gmail interface like theme, folders such as Inbox, Starred, Important mail, Chats, Sent Mail, Drafts, Spam, Trash, Social, Promotions, Updates, Forums etc. You can also use this Google account to get access all other Google products.