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Gmail™ in 10 Minutes, Sams Teach Yourself, Second Edition by Michael Miller

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Lesson 2. Creating and Signing In to a Gmail Account

In this lesson, you learn how to create and sign in to a new Gmail account.

Signing Up for a Gmail Account

If you already have a Google account (for Google+, Google Drive, or any other Google service), that account serves as your Gmail account. If you don’t yet have a Google account, you can create a new account from the Gmail page.

Follow these steps to create a new Gmail account:

1. From your web browser, go to accounts.google.com.

2. Click the Create an Account link.

3. When the Create Your Google Account page appears, as shown in Figure 2.1, enter your first name and last name into the First Name and Last Name boxes.

FIGURE 2.1 Signing up for a new Gmail account.

4. Enter the username ...

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