The Complete Guide to Gmail
Gmail (www.Gmail.com) is a free email service provided by Google. Launched in April 2004, Gmail has become most popular Email service in the world since June 2012 with more than 425 million monthly active users. Nowadays, Gmail still leads the market with over billion active users worldwide. To get started with Gmail, you need to create a Google Account. A Google account gives you access to Google services such as Gmail, Google+, YouTube, and much more.
On the web, you have to use a secure connection "https" instead of "http" to access your Gmail Account.
Before you sign in to Gmail
Make sure that you have created your Google Account before you sign in to Gmail. If you don’t remember that whether you have an account already or not and, just enter your email address on the password-assistance page. If there's no Google Account associated with your email address, you'll get a message that says 'No account found with that email address' you entered.
How to Sign in to Gmail.com on the web
Go to www.gmail.com and click the Sign in link in the upper right-hand corner of the page.In order to sign in to Gmail, please enter your Google Account username and password. If you are lazy to type your password again later, you can save it on your browser. In case, you forgot your password, it's easy to recover your Gmail password. Below are steps to log into Gmail:
- When Gmail sign in page appear, enter your email into the text box and click Next.
- Fill the next box with your password. The letters and numbers will only appear as **** for security purpose.
- Click Next to go to your Gmail Inbox.
Sign in to multiple Gmail accounts at once
If you have more than one Google Account (personal & business account), you can use multiple sign-in to switch between accounts without having to sign out and back in again.
Problems when signing in?
Most common problems when logging in Gmail are using an insecure connection "http" and an incorrect password. In order to help keep your mail safe, Gmail requires a secure connection "https" to access your mail and Gmail password is case-sensitive. Beware of your Caps lock key since password characters are unreadable. If your login fails, Google will show you an error message that tells you what the issue is and options to guide you how to overcome it.
How to securely log out of Gmail.com
If you are using a computer that is not yours, it's very important to log out of Gmail.com securely after you finished using it. Signing out of Gmail is quite easy and can be completed using the three steps below:
- Point your browser to www.gmail.com. If you are redirected to the login page you can stop here, you are already logged out.
- Click on your profile picture at the top right corner of the screen, a drop-down menu will appear.
- Click Sign out.
- You will be redirected to the Gmail login page.
Gmail Account Management
Besides guidance on basic information such as creating a Gmail Account and signing in, we also support you on how to keep your Google Account secure using Gmail 2-Step Verification and strategies to better manage your emails, Google inbox using the Gmail priority inbox. In addition, we show you how to use spam filters and trusted senders to prevent spams.