Having a Gmail is very important so this post is teaching step by step how to do so:
1. Open the Gmail account creation website.
Go to https://www.google.com/gmail/about/# in your computer’s web browser. This will open a page with information regarding Gmail.
2. Click CREATE AN ACCOUNT
It’s a red button in the top-right corner of the window. Doing so takes you to the first page in the account creation section.
3. Enter your first and last name.
Type your first name into the “First name” text box near the top of the page, then enter your last name in the “Last name” box next to it.
4. Create a Gmail username.
In the “Username” text box, type in the username you want to use for your email address. This is the name which appears before the “@gmail.com” section of the address.
If your selected username is already taken, you’ll be asked to choose a different one upon clicking a different text box on the page.
5. Enter a password twice.
Type your preferred password into the “Password” text box near the bottom of the page, then type the same password into the “Confirm password” box to the right of the first password box.
These passwords must match before you can proceed.
6. Click NEXT .
MyIt’s a blue button at the bottom of the page.
7. Enter account recovery options.
While not mandatory, you can add up to two types of account recovery options to your Gmail profile:
Phone number — Type your phone number into the “Phone number” text box near the top of the page.
Recovery email address — Type any other email address into the “Recovery email address” text box near the top of the page.
8. Add your date of birth.
Click the “Month” drop-down box and select the month of your birthday, then type the day and year into the “Day” and “Year” text boxes, respectively.
9. Select a gender.
Click the “Gender” drop-down box, then select one of the gender options in the resulting drop-down menu.
10. Click NEXT .
It’s a blue button at the bottom of the page.
11. Verify your phone number.
If you added a phone number as an account recovery option, you can verify it now by doing the following:
- Click SEND when prompted.
- Open your phone’s text messages.
- Open the message from Google (usually a 5-digit number) and review the 6-digit number in the message.
- Enter the 6-digit number into the text box on the Gmail page.
- Click VERIFY
- You can also click the Not now link to skip verifying the account recovery options for now.
12. Scroll down and click I AGREE .
It’s at the bottom of the terms of service list on the left side of the page. Doing so will accept the terms of service and sign you into your Gmail account.