How To Create A Gmail Account - Step By Step | Change Gmail Profile Picture

Gmail is the most popular and widely used free email service developed by Google. It is one of the most widely used Google app. Gmail was launched in April 1, 2004 and it has more than 1.5 billion users. Google provides 15GB free space which is shared across Google Drive, Gmail, and Google Photos. You can Buy more space.

It is important to create a Gmail account because to access any Google app like YouTube, Playstore, Blogger, Google Drive, Google Photos etc you need a Gmail account. It is pretty simple to create a Gmail account. You can create more than one Gmail accounts.

In this tutorial you will learn step-by-step to how to create a Gmail account and how to change Gmail profile picture.


How To Create A Gmail Account - Step By Step | Change Gmail Profile Picture


Follow the steps:

Step 1:

  • Type gmail.com on your browser's URL bar.

How To Create A Gmail Account - Step By Step | Change Gmail Profile Picture

Step 2:

  • Click Create account link.
  • Click For myself.
  • Click Next.

How To Create A Gmail Account - Step By Step | Change Gmail Profile Picture

Step 3:

  • Enter your personal information.
  • You can choose any username, but it is better to have a relevant username like you can use your first name & last name. Username is actually your gmail id.
  • Enter a strong password, so that nobody will be able to guess your password.
  • Click Next.

How To Create A Gmail Account - Step By Step | Change Gmail Profile Picture

Step 4:

  • Enter your phone number & recovery number.
  • Phone number & recovery email address are optional. You can create Gmail account without them.
  • From security point of view it is very important to enter phone number and recovery email address and in case if you forget your password, you can easily recover your password using your phone number or recovery email.
  • Recovery email could be your any email id like Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail or custom email.
  • Gmail will send you a confirmation email to your recovery email address just to make sure that you own that email address.
  • Enter your date of birth.
  • Choose your gender. If you are not male or female you can choose Custom option.
  • Click Next.
  • Note: You can use a single phone number in more than one Gmail accounts.

How To Create A Gmail Account - Step By Step | Change Gmail Profile Picture

Step 4:

  • Read the Google's Privacy and Terms.
  • Click I agree.

How To Create A Gmail Account - Step By Step | Change Gmail Profile Picture

Step 5:

  • You will be redirected to your Gmail account.
  • A pop-up box will appear.
  • Click Next.

How To Create A Gmail Account - Step By Step | Change Gmail Profile Picture

  • Choose a view for your Gmail account, which ever you like.
  • Click OK.

How To Create A Gmail Account - Step By Step | Change Gmail Profile Picture

  • You can see incoming messages in Inbox & outgoing messages in Sent.
  • To explore more options like Spam etc click More link below the Drafts.

How To Create A Gmail Account - Step By Step | Change Gmail Profile Picture

Step 7:

  • To set a profile picture for your Gmail account click the round icon. It will have a first alphabet of your name.
  • Click the small blue camera icon.

How To Create A Gmail Account - Step By Step | Change Gmail Profile Picture

  • Click Select a photo from your computer.

How To Create A Gmail Account - Step By Step | Change Gmail Profile Picture

  • Choose a picture.
  • Crop your image.
  • Click Set as profile photo.
  • Refresh your browser.

How To Create A Gmail Account - Step By Step | Change Gmail Profile Picture

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