Gmail is one of the most popular online email service providers in the whole world, so there is a very high chance you already know some of the basic informations regarding to this service. Gmail was introduced to the public on 2004 as an invitation-only email service provider but this changed rather quickly when in 2007 they decided to make it available to anyone who wanted to sign up for it. Gmail is powered by Google and therefore offers access to all the Google powered apps such as Youtube, Calendar, Photos, Drive, Wallet, Shopping, Books, Hangout, among others. Once you register for Gmail you are able to use all of these features for free and they will be automatically in sync throughout all of your devices, for example wherever you sign in with your google account you will be able to automatically be signed into Youtube, your photo cloud and everything in your cloud storage (Drive). This in-sync feature is extremely convenient and serves as a great way to maintain all your information organized and available to you at all times.
In order to log into your Google Account follow these simple steps:
- Go to the web browser on your personal and/or public device and go to the Gmail’s website, you can type www.gmail.com or www.mail.google.com . Also, you are able to just click on the links in blue to be automatically redirected to the main page.
- Once you have entered Gmails main site, you will now be asked for you email address and password in order to enter your mailbox. When typing your username, there are two ways in which you can enter it; the first one is the full email address and the second one is just typing the first part of the email adress without the @gmail.com part.
- Now that you have entered your username and password, make sure to double check the information that you have entered to avoid any mistakes when logging in. One way in which you can check to see if your password is correct is by copying and pasting it into a world document to be able to confirm that is well-written.
- Click on Sign-in and you will be directed to your mailbox main page
- Enjoy Gmail !
If you are having any issues logging into your account, you can go ahead and click on “Need Help” and follow the onscreen instructions to receive troubleshooting help with your account. However there are some things you should take into consideration before doing this. First, make sure you are aware that the capslock are off/on, the password for Gmail is case sensitive and this might be problematic for some users. Second, make sure that the numbers keyboard is working, some computers have keys that can turn off the numbers and this might be useful if there are numbers in your password. Third, try writing your information on a word document and then copying and pasting it into the boxes, this will reduce the room for mistakes. And Lastly, watch the spaces because they count as characters for the passwords as well. I hope this tips were helpful and you have successfully gained access to your account. Enjoy Gmail and always remember to keep your password in safe place.