Gmail Sign In: How to securely login to Gmail

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 log in to Gmail securely.

Gmail Sign up

To sign up for and create a new Gmail account visit 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.

Gmail Login

There are two ways to log in to the Gmail account. One is via the web interface and the other via a desktop application like Microsoft Outlook or Thunderbird.

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

While logging in, if you find that you have forgotten your username go here; if you forget your password, go here to recover them.

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.

Are you looking for a desktop application to stay in touch with you multiple Gmail accounts?

Try GmailNotifier to keep a check on multiple Gmail accounts.

You can also check out Gmail for Windows and Gmail Notifier by Codeplex for Windows.

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 Checklist.

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.

Stay safe!

These links may also interest you:

Hotmail Sign In | Yahoo Login | Facebook Sign In | Twitter Sign In Help | PayPal Login | Skype Login | LinkedIn login tips | Google Plus Login Tips.

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