How To Create a New Google Account

Creating a new Google account is not only simple but allows you to access a wealth of online applications and services for free! This step-by-step process below will quickly get you on your way!

Step One – Getting Started

Visit http://accounts.google.com or click the +You link in the upper right corner of the Google home screen, and click on the “Create an account” link below the signin form.
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Step Two – Creating an Identity

Fill out the account creation form in its entirety. Be sure to create a username that is unique to you and a secure password that you can easily remember (but that will be difficult for others to figure out). Including your phone number and a backup email address provides a secondary means of accessing your account in the event that you forget or misplace your username and/or password.

Complete the CAPTCHA, and agree to the terms of service. Click “Next Step” to proceed.
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Step Three – Verification

This step verifies that it is you creating this account and not, for instance, somebody stealing your identity. Enter your mobile number (for a text or voice call) or landline and click “Continue” to receive a call (typically immediately) with your verification code.
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When you receive your verification code (by either text or over the phone), enter it into the verification box and click “Continue.”
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Step Four – Creating Your Persona

Upload a profile image of yourself, or simply click “Next step.”
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You will be brought to a confirmation screen showing your new email address. Simply click “Continue to Google+” to proceed.
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This is the Google+ homepage, where you can view your profile, connect with friends, and more.
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To edit your profile or account settings, click your profile icon in the upper right corner of the screen and select “Account” from below your email address.
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From there you can access all of your settings, making changes to most information anytime you want.
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Step Five – Enjoy the Web!

Now that you have created your new Google account, you are free to take advantage of all that Google has to offer!