Everyone, no matter who and what age, today, knows about google. Google came up with Gmail, which is software for sending and receiving emails and also offers other benefits. It is no doubt, one of the most widely used emailing services. It is easy to use and navigate and also is compatible with any device you wish to use.
You do not even have to pay any money to be able to use it. Gmail is used by professionals as well as almost everyone. They keep regularly updating their interface and all services to benefit the users and make it more efficient for them. It is very safe for all kinds of work and keeps the privacy of the people using it. It is quite simple to use, so let us learn how can you log in to a Gmail account.
To be able to use Gmail, the first step is to create an account; once that is done, you are free to use Gmail whenever you need to.
How to create an account for Gmail?
Follow the steps
1. Using your browser, search for Gmail on your device, or use the Gmail application.
2. Click on create a new account.
3. You will have to input the basic data they ask for. Those would include creating a new email id which you will have to input every time you want to log in and a password without which you cannot have access to the account.
4. Now every time you wish to be able to use your account, just go to Gmail and log in using your email id and password. You can use all the features from Gmail, including google drive, documents, sheets, and whatnot. There is a huge list of additional features.
You can also create more than one account on Gmail and use them together. You can even switch accounts or use them simultaneously; Gmail provides a number of options and features.
On the top right corner, you will see your profile picture which you had selected or the initials of your name, just click on it, and you will see the option of adding or removing Gmail accounts. You can even log in to your own as well as some friend’s accounts at the same time. This might even help in multitasking and managing personal and work-related tasks simultaneously.
When you are done, you may easily switch within these accounts whenever you want, and use them all effectively.
2 Step Authentication for protection.
Google does its best to keep your privacy and avoid hackers from getting a hold of your account. You will receive a mail every time you or someone else opens your Gmail account on a device it hasn’t been opened on before. This is done so that if some hacker tries to open your account in an unknown device, you will get instant notification, and you can protect yourself better.
Your safety is taken care of even more by this 2 step verification process. You will receive a text and mail. This is how you can make your account even safer.
1. Sign in to the Gmail account using email and password and then click on the security option. This is on the left side of your panel, and there will be an option of ‘2-step verification’.
If you are using your phone, just click on the Settings option and go to google account and then the security option.
2. From the 2 step verification option, choose the 2nd verification step, and you can select from the text, security key, google prompts, or voice call. This will act as a second layer of protection.
It is very simple to use Gmail, and the more you use it, the more features you will discover, and it will just make your emailing experience and life easier.