21 REASONS WHY YOU NEED A GOOGLE ACCOUNT
If you are looking for how to create a Google account you are on the right page. Here are reasons you need a Google account:
Google offers lots of online services besides the normal search engine we all knew before now.
Other services offered by Google include a free public email service known as Gmail.
Google offers a public video hosting and viewing website known as YouTube.com where users upload their personal and public videos and make them accessible to anyone in the public,
Google offers a free online storage platform where over 20GB is given to its users to store information such as certificates, videos, photos, and lots more.
Google also offers spreadsheets, docs, and slides for making documents and slides via its platform.
Google account will synchronize your phone contacts and your email address contacts together giving access to a single page that displays all your contacts.
Google offers a free calendar service that remains you of upcoming events, schedules an event reminder, etc.
Google offers a free GPS service known as MAP, it is a world map that reveals the location of anywhere you are looking for on the screen of your device in the form of a map and the name of the streets within the areas you looking for.
Google offers a free service for hosting and monetization of software known as applications or software. This service is popularly known as Play Store. It hosts mobile applications and games.
Google offers a free language translation service. This service enables you to access all Google services in your language. By selecting your language preference in your Google account this service translates everything to your language.
Google offers a free business social publication and connections platform that helps your business’ publicity and visibility across all the Google platforms and its users. This service is publicly known as Google my business.
Google offers a free 15GB for photo posting, sharing, storage, etc. The service enables Google users to upload their personal photos to Google for storage and sharing purposes, especially those photos that someone could lose easily.
Google offers its users the opportunity to create groups. This service shows that owning a Google account can make it easy for you to create your own community and social network within the Google platform by bringing all the people with similar interests together. Google calls the service GROUPS.
Google offers a free news feed for its users. Having a Google account offers you the opportunity of viewing the collection of all the news headlines, latest news, breaking news, etc. in your locality. This service is known as NEWS in your Google services platform.
Google offers a free online audiovisual service. An online meeting platform for conferences, organizational online gatherings, and all sorts of online video meetings. This service is known as Google Meet.
Google offers a free mobile application known as Google Duo for making one-on-one quality video calls and voice calls with people in your phone contacts or Google contacts.
Google offers free access to books online. Though some of the books are not free, you have the opportunity of viewing various titles of books associated with what you are looking for.
If you are a business owner, Google offers a free website hosting platform and website analyzing platform to know how many people are visiting your website. This service is known as Google Analytics.
Google offers a platform that enables you to advertise your business or product to online users. This service will make you pay either as a CPC or CPM advertiser. This service is known as Google Adword.
Google offers free platforms for bloggers, YouTubers, and mobile application owners to monetize their content. This service is known as Google Adsense.
Google offers a free browser known as CHROME that makes it easy for you to access all the Google services with less effort. CHROME equally has free extension services such as CHROME WEB STORE (where you can download and install free browser extensions), CHROMEBOOK gives you access to Google books directly from the browser. CHROMECAST is another extension of CHROME BROWSER services.
Google services such as EARTH, FINANCE, FORMS, G-BOARD, GOOGLE ALERTS, GOOGLE ASSISTANT, GOOGLE CAST, GOOGLE CHAT, GOOGLE CLASSROOM, GOOGLE CLOUD PRINT, GOOGLE EXPEDITIONS, GOOGLE Fi, GOOGLE FLIGHTS, GOOGLE FONTS, GOOGLE PAY, GOOGLE SHOPPING, KEEP, HANGOUT, MESSAGES, NEST WiFi, PIXEL, PLAY PROTECT, PODCASTS, SCHOLAR, STADIA, WAZE, TILT BRUSH, WEAR OS BY GOOGLE, VOICE, and SITES, etc. are more free products from Google.
Based on these free services highlighted above, your one account with Google will give you access to all of them without having to signup severally for each service.
If you are browsing with the CHROME browser which is a free browser from Google, once you are signed in to your Google account you can access all other Google services directly from the browser.
Now let us go ahead and discuss How To Create A Google Account.
HOW TO CREATE A GOOGLE ACCOUNT
Follow the steps are How To Create A Google Account without any charge.
On the webpage, there is a systematic arrangement showing you How To Create A Google Account, you will see a form requesting that you should enter your first and last name. Enter your first name and Last name accordingly.
The next row in the form requires you to enter the username that your Google account will bear.
Ordinarily, the form will show a list of suggested usernames. You can select ‘I prefer to use an existing email address,’ if you like to use an existing email address.
The username you enter in the form will be the only visible name to other Google users and any online visibility and you may not have the opportunity of changing it later.
Enter the password you can easily remember in the next row below the surname row. Repeat the Password in the next row to confirm the first the second passwords are the same.
When creating the password, ensure you use a combination of uppercase and lowercase letters, number(s), or special character these will make your password strong and hard to manipulate. Then click the “NEXT” button.
The next page will request you to add your date of birth to the form. IN them enter your month of birth, day, and year accordingly.
Use the select button to select your gender. In this row, there are three options to select only one from it. (MALE, FEMALE, RATHER NOT SAY, OR CUSTOM) you can choose the ‘Rather not Say’ option if you do not want your gender to be known or ‘Custom’ if your gender is something different from Male or Female.
The next row on How To Create A Google Account requires you to input your mobile phone number. When putting the mobile phone number in the form remember to select your country if the flag of your country is not showing on the left side of the row.
The next row on How To Create A Google Account requires you to type in the current email address. This is the email address that other online users will use to know your example: da**************@gm***.com
The next row on How To Create A Google Account requires you to choose your location from the drop-down list of locations made available by Google.
The next action on How To Create A Google Account is to select the ‘NEXT STEP’ button. This will take you to Google’s TERMS OF SERVICE page.
The next step on How To Create A Google Account is to agree to the terms written on the document on that page. To do that, scroll to the bottom part of the document or take your time to read the terms, whichever way, click the AGREE button on the page to proceed to the next page.
The next page will request you to verify your mobile phone number. Type in the same mobile phone number you had put earlier. Select how you want your number to be verified either by receiving a code through text message (SMS) or voice call.
Once you have received the code, enter it in the form presented on the page and click the “CONTINUE” button below the form.
The page will present you with a “WELCOME” notification with a message that reads “Thanks for creating a Google Account.
Use it to subscribe to channels on YouTube, video chat for free, save favorite places on Maps, and lots more.” Below this message, you will see icons of several google services.
At this stage, if you followed all the How To Create A Google Account procedures, your account has been created. You can still proceed further by clicking the “CONTINUE” button.
When you click the ‘CONTINUE’ button, you will be taken to the “My Account” page. This page will take you around all Google services and the ability to make settings on your google account.
Among the icons of the service is the Gmail icon in the form of “M” written in red color with white background. Click the icon to access your email address inbox folder, sent folder, compose emails, etc.
If you want to access your Google drive where you store documents, videos, and photos privately, click the “GOOGLE DRIVE ICON” in the form of a triangle with two sides in blue color and on the side at the right side is yellow.
At this stage, you can access as many services as possible offered by Google without any further request for login or signup.
The detailed instructions above are meant to guide you carefully on How To Create A Google Account without any difficulty. However, if you encounter any challenge in the process please let us know through the comment section.
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