Among all the many different email service providers, Gmail is ranked among the best. This is because they have features that make it easy for the users to navigate through. Great improvements have been done on the service provider. Today, it is very easy for you to access your emails. They have introduced different folders on the home page. Your emails are sorted out in terms of the content and they are grouped in these folders.
It is very easy for you to edit documents online without necessarily downloading them. The Google drive has made it easy for you to share documents online and the users can edit the documents while you track the changes. To enjoy these and many other great features, you will, have to create an account.
- Launch the official website. Once the page opens, click on ‘create account’.
- You will be directed to the sign up page.
- Enter your first and last names.
- Choose your email address which will also be your username.
- Choose your password and confirm it.
- Enter your birth date.
- Choose your gender.
- Enter your phone number.
- Enter your current email address.
- Enter the characters given.
- Choose your location.
- Agree to the terms and conditions and then click on ‘next step’.
- You will be required to set up your profile.
- Verify your account.
One great feature that the service provider has introduced is the Google Hangouts. This is a great improvement from the Gtalk service that was used before. With the Google hangouts, you can have conversations and discussions with other people. They have also introduced an app that you can download to continue with the conversations on your phone. They also have the Google+ integration that allows you to follow and connect with people on the Google accounts. The Google+ is one of the popular social media platforms that are increasingly gaining acceptance. The service provider has also improved on their security. With their 2 step verification process, you will be able to add a layer of protection. The 2 step verification process allows you to log in to your account using your log in details and one extra code.
- Once you log in, click on the ‘my account’ option.
- A new tab will open, click on the Sign-in and security.
- You will be directed to the security page.
- Choose the 2 step verification process. You may be required to log in to your account again.
- Once the page open, click on turn on.
- You will be required to choose a number that is active.
- It is important for you to give out a back up phone number.
- If you will be using your own P.C then you may be required to register the computer.
Once you log in to your account, you will be able to customize your inbox. You can choose the theme, the language and also filters the emails. Backing up your emails is also possible with few simple steps.