I had an inquiry from a reader about how one would go about setting up a Gmail account.

Let’s look at how simple it is to add an account at Gmail.com. Just open a browser like Internet Explorer, Chrome, Edge, or Firefox and got to Gmail.com. Or click here.

You’ll be offered the choice to sign in, but you’ll want to click More options.

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You might also see this screen:

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Choose Create account.

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Enter your name. Then pick an email (username) address and your password. Take note of the username and password. You’ll need this information to log into your account.

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They also want gender, date of birth, a phone number, and an additional email address to contact you at. You aren’t required to enter the mobile phone number, but it can come in handy for security issues.

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Then you have to agree to Google’s terms of use.

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That’s all there is to it.  You can open your new inbox right away.

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And now you add that email address to an email client program. You can access this email address from any computer, tablet, or smartphone.