How to Create a Gmail Account to Send and Receive Emails

You can use this guide to create a new Gmail account and use it to send and receive emails with your friends and family.

This tutorial is very useful if you are new to Gmail and would need help signing up for an account.

I can assure you that it is a very easy process and takes only a few minutes. So you can relax now and I will take you through the process and help you get you a new mail account from Google!

Create Gmail Account

You can create more than one Gmail account if there is a need and it is FREE also.

Here’s how you can create a free Gmail account, send and receive emails.

1) Steps to create a new Gmail Account

  1. Click this link: Create Google Account
  2. Enter your First and Last name.
  3. Choose a desirable Username.
  4. Choose a strong password. Type in the password again in the Confirm box.
  5. Click on Next. You will now be asked to enter your phone number.
  6. Once you verify your account with your phone number via text or call hit next.
  7. On the next page, you need to enter your date, month, and year of birth and your gender. The recovery email address is optional. Select next.
  8. This page is Optional again. If you have plans to use other Google services with your phone number then go ahead. You can either click Skip or I’m in.
  9. In the next page, you need to scroll Privacy and terms page and hit, I Agree.
  10. Congratulations, you have successfully created a new Gmail account using your phone number.
  11. You can click on this link to sign in and access your new Gmail account.

Strong Password tip: You need to make sure that your password is more than 8 characters that include letters, numbers, and symbols for better security. You can try any of these Random Strong Password Generator websites!

You can use your Gmail account to sign in to various services offered by Google such as Drive, Calendar, News, YouTube, Search, News, Translate, and many more.

Since Gmail has plenty of useful features you can be sure that it is the best email provider you can choose.

2) How to Send an email using Gmail

So once you are logged into your Gmail account you might want to send your first email. This is how you can do it.

  1. Sign in to your Gmail account if you haven’t already!
  2. Once you are in Click on ‘Compose‘.
  3. Enter an email id in the recipients’ field. (A valid email id of someone you know personally)
  4. Type in a subject. (For example: Hello, This is my news Gmail account)
  5. And enter what you want to share with the person in the space below
  6. Hit Send. Congratulations, you have sent your first email to someone!

3) How to Read the email sent to your Gmail

Once you have set up your Gmail account you might want to receive email from someone you know.

  1. Sign in to your Gmail account if you haven’t already!
  2. You should be able to see any unread emails that you have received on your Gmail. Click on it and you can read what’s in that email.
  3. If you notice there are 3 tabs at the top. PrimarySocial, and Promotions. You will find all the emails you have received in one of these tabs according to the sender.

4) How to Save a Draft, Read sent email, Check starred emails on Gmail

This is quite easy. Any unsent email will be saved as Drafts.

Also whenever you close the window abruptly the email will be saved as a draft. You can find all your drafts on the extreme left-hand side of your account long with sent, starred emails.

5) Download the Gmail app for Android and iOS

Download Gmail Android App

Download Gmail iOS App

If you do not already have the Gmail app you can use the above links to download and install. By downloading the Gmail app you can create an account, sign in, use an existing account, send and receive emails right from your mobile phone.

And if you need any help with your Gmail account visit the Official Gmail Help page for any solution that you are looking for!

You can also comment below and I will try to help you out as well!

About N Kamal Hasa

I am Kamal Hasa N from Bengaluru, India and I am the owner of I am a professional blogger since 2011. I hope you have a great time on NPXP and a good day.

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