Gmail Procedure To Create An Account And Sign In

Setting up a Gmail account is very simple and easy. In order to sign in to Gmail, you need to create a Google account with a Gmail username and a suitable password.

Steps involved in creating a Gmail account
The procedure to create a Google account is as follows:

    • Open the web browser and visit the gmail.com page.
    • In the Gmail sign in page, you will find two options of email address and password. Just below these type boxes, you will find sign up option. Tap on this option.
    • You will now be taken to the Gmail account creation page. On this page, you will come across a lot of details to fill up right from your personal details to username and password. You should make sure that you key in all the details needed correctly in order to create a successful Gmail account.
    • The first option that you will see in the Create a Google account page is the “enter your name” option. Tap in the type box where you see in the first name option and key in your first name.
    • Once done, move on to the next type box. Here you will be asked to enter your last name.
    • Tap in the type box and enter the last name.
    • After typing your name, the next field will be to provide your basic information like birthday and gender.
    • You can choose your birth month, birthday and the year from the drop-down menu or you can key in these details manually.
    • The next field that you will come across is the gender option. Choose between male or female option and then move on to the next field.
    • You will come across another option to choose a username. You will find @gmail.com option in the type box under the username. This is the box where you need to key in your Gmail address.
    • Enter the Gmail address that you would like to be referred to in the type box and then click the Enter option.

  • If the email address that you have chosen is already in use, then the Gmail account creation page will ask you to key in a new username. It will also provide you with a few options for the username. You can choose any of the options that Gmail offers or create a new one that you like.
  • Once Gmail has accepted your username, address, you can move on to the next field which is to create a password.
  • Care must be taken while entering the password. It is important that you use a mix of lower and upper case alphabets, numbers and special characters when creating the password. The use of the above will help you to create a not so easily identifiable password. You should ensure that the password has more than 8 characters.
  • After you enter the password in the type box, you will be asked once again enter the password under confirm your password option. Make sure that you key in the exact password that you had just entered. Even if you make a small error in the password, your account will not get activated.
  • The next option will be to set up the account recovery in case you forget your password or if someone tries to access your account.
  • For recovery option, you will be asked to add recovery phone number or recovery email address.
  • If you wish to get the recovery of your Gmail account details on your phone, then give your mobile number details.
  • If you wish to get the recovery options on another email account, then key in that email address in the type box provided.
  • In order to confirm that you are not a robot trying to open a Gmail account, you would find a type box to enter the captcha code. This code will be just close to the box. Make sure that you enter the exact captcha code in the box provided.
  • Once done, just need to click on the sign-up option after ticking the small tick box next to the Google terms of service and privacy policy.
  • Your New Gmail account creation is now complete.

You will automatically be taken to your Gmail inbox. You can now compose new messages.

Sign in to Gmail account
Once you have signed out of your Gmail account, you will need to enter your password and the email address to sign in to your Gmail account. The process is as follows:

  • Open the web browser on your phone and type gmail.com.
  • You will be directed to Gmail sign in page where you will be asked to enter your username first.
  • You should enter the new username you created that ends with@gmail.com. Type it correctly in the text box and then press the Next option.
  • Now, you will be taken to the page where you need to enter the password for the email address.
  • Make sure you enter the correct password for the email address provided.
  • After this, click on the sign-in option and you will be sent to your Gmail inbox.

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