The sign up process for Gmail is easy. You could access Gmail through the web address as well as through the mobile application. However, at the time of creating a new account it would be advisable that you choose to create the account from a desktop. It is easier and then you can easily set up a synchronized email account on your Gmail app on the phone or tablet.
The process of signing up for a Gmail account is as follows:
- In your web browser you need to type in gmail.com. This will take you to Gmail’s main page for logging into existing accounts. Here you will also find the link to sign up for a new account. One can also access Gmail through the Google home page. Here the Gmail link can be found with other Google services on the top right hand corner of the page.
- When you click on the link to sign up for a new account, you will be redirected to the account creation page. Here you need to key in the details in order to successfully create a new and valid Gmail account.
- The first and necessary fields that one needs to fill up are related to selecting a unique username and password. You need to select a unique username to get started. With millions of users already using Gmail, chances are that the username you select will not be available. You can then choose among the options that Gmail suggests through a handy tool.
- The same process needs to be followed for the password generation. The password for your account needs to comprise of at least eight characters which need to be an alphanumeric combination. Hence, you would do well to choose a password that contains at least two or three numbers and letters, in different case forms as well as any special characters you might choose to include. There is a handy tool that will validate your password and provide a go ahead sign to allow you to proceed to the other fields.
- The other fields that you need to fill up pertain to other personal details. With basic information such as name, location, age, gender and other optional information you can complete this part quickly. There are other security related questions and fields that need to be filled before you can complete the sign up process.