Gmail is one of the popular email service providers apart from Hotmail and Yahoo Mail. Here are a few tips that will help you sign up for and create a Google account and show you how to sign in or login to Gmail securely.
Gmail Sign up
To sign up for and create a new Gmail account visit www.gmail.com. Click on Create an account.
Fill the required details, accept the terms and click on the Create my account. Creating a new Google Account will give you access to Gmail and all other Google services.
There are two ways to log in to Gmail account. One is via the web interface and the other via a desktop application like Microsoft Outlook, Thunderbird or even Windows Live Mail.
You can use the mail-forwarding feature in the Setting by clicking on Forwarding and POP/IMAP and configure it.
Recover Gmail password and username
Gmail multiple account login
You can sign in more than one Gmail accounts at the same time. You can read more on that here at TWC.
Looking for a desktop application to stay in touch with you multiple Gmail accounts?
Try Gmail Notifier to keep a check on multiple Gmail accounts.
Gmail Sign in Security tips
It goes without saying that since your email account contains a lot of important mail, personal data, sensitive business information, etc, it is therefore imperative that you do not take your Gmail Sign In process casually.
First of all, use a strong password. Do learn what is considered a strong password and how to generate strong passwords.
You should also check out this Gmail Security Check list.
It is recommended that you opt-in to the advanced security feature called 2-step verification that makes your Google Account significantly more secure by helping to verify that you’re the real owner of your account.
You will see it under Account Overview > Security > Using 2-step verification.
Last but not the least – it is a good idea to use the preferred URL for logging in to your Gmail account viz. https://mail.google.com.
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