Send, receive, archive or delete messages on Gmail with just about every single device that you own. Gmail allows you to conveniently archive, label and find messages. This guide will help you learn how to use Gmail and create a new Gmail account. First of all, you would need to head over to the Gmail website on your browser or download the iOS/ Android app on your mobile.
What is Gmail?
Google is the service provider of Gmail which is a free email service. The best thing about Gmail is that it is integrated with other Google services such as Google Drive, Google Docs and YouTube. Furthermore, premium services are also offered by Google and they are known as G Suite. Gmail Basic is an HTML version of the Gmail mobile app.
Gmail is a good place to start, especially if you have never had an email account before. It is free and extremely reliable. It even comes with a storage space of 15 GB for your messages. The email is stored online so as to ensure that you can access it from every device that you connect to using the internet.
How to Create a Gmail Account
Before you can use Gmail, you need to create a new Gmail account, if you have already created one, then you can skip this step.
- Head Over to Gmail.com and Click on Create Account
If other accounts had been used with the browser, then you would need to choose an account. Click on Use another Account at the bottom of the screen.
- Select for Myself
- Enter the information requested and Click Next.
You can change the name which appears in the Form field after the Gmail account has been set up.
- Your Phone number would need to be entered to help verify your identity. Enter the phone number and simply click on Next. A text with a code would be sent your phone and you will need to enter this in order to continue.
- Enter the information as requested and select next.
Enter account recovery information even though it is optional as it can come in handy in case you forget your password.
- Click on I Agree after reading Google’s privacy information.
- Click Next
- Select a layout to view the messages and click on Ok.
That’s it. Your account has been created. You would receive a message from Google in the inbox which would contain all of the important information on using the account.
How to Use Gmail
In order to send a new Gmail message, simply click Compose. If an email is important, select the Star beside the message.
If you want to remove messages from the inbox, click on the checkbox beside the message and choose Archive or the Trash button. When an email has been deleted, it is not permanently deleted, you would need to go to trash and permanently delete the messages.
Finally, in order to log out of your Gmail account, select the profile icon or image which appears on the top-right corner and click on Sign Out.