I just bought an Android phone but don’t have a Google account? Don’t worry because the following guidelines can help you easily create a new Google account.
Having a Google account can give you access to many services made by Google, starting from Maps, YouTube, Google Play and many more. Not only that, but several other online services also allow new users to log in using a Google account.
Here’s an easy way to create and restore a Google account on cellphones and PCs that are summarized on:
1. Create a Google Account on a PC
If you have previously logged into any Google product such as Gmail, Maps or YouTube, that means you already have a Google account. You can use the username and password that has been registered on the product to log into other Google products.
But if this is your first time using a Google product, you need to register and create a Google account. How to get into https://accounts.google.com/signup.
After that, you will be asked to fill in your complete data starting from the first name, last name, a username you want to use and password. Make sure the username and password that you use are unique so it is not easily guessed and penetrated by ignorant people.
After all, filled click Next and fill in the fields that have not been filled with the correct data. Then you will be asked to fill in your date of birth and gender.
You will also be asked to provide a cellphone number and account recovery that is useful for account recovery. This data is optional which you can fill in now or later.
Click Next Step and you will see a dialog box containing the terms and conditions, then click I Agree.
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2. Create a Google Account on an Android Phone
If this is your first time owning an Android phone and have never had a Google account before, continue to follow this guide. How to create a Google account on a cellphone is actually somewhat similar to on a PC and just as easy.
First, open the Settings application or Settings on your Android phone. Look for the Account or Google menu in Settings then select Add Account or add an account.
Select the Create Account option on the lower-left side of the screen. Then in the pop-up menu choose the For myself option. Fill in the fields with your first and last name then click Next.
Then there will be two columns to enter your date of birth and gender, fill in the fields and click Next. Furthermore, Google will offer several special Gmail address options for you.
You can choose Google’s recommendations or use your own username by selecting the Create your own Gmail address option. Click Next if your username matches.
Enter the password in the field provided, and repeat again to confirm. After that click Next. Next to several confirmation pages will appear, click I Agree or Next.
Google will process your account, after that there will be a notification saying that you have created a new Gmail account.
3. Restore a Google Account
Google account recovery is useful to help you access your locked Google account again. A Google Account could be locked because you forgot your password, someone else uses your account, or for other reasons.
Previously you had to prepare a telephone number or email address for recovery. How to open your Google account and in the left navigation pane click on Personal Info.
In the Contact Info section, click Add a recovery phone number to help maintain account security then follow the steps on the screen. Use a mobile number that can receive SMS, only used by you and always carried.
To add a recovery email address open your Google account and click Personal info in the left navigation pane. In the contact info section, click Email and follow the instructions on the screen. Use the email address you normally use and is different from the email you use to log in to your Google account.
To restore your account, open this page, enter your e-mail address and click Next. After that answer the question well and follow the steps on the screen.