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1 Creating an Account Using Gmail

2 Objectives: What is Why use Create an account

3 is short for electronic mail. It is the exchange of electronic messages and computer files between computers that are connected to the internet. What is

4 Cheaper and faster than a letter and less intrusive than a phone call Pay bills online Apply for jobs online Make purchases online Reasons to create an account

5 Getting started Address box Click once in the address box and type:

6 Click Gmail located at the top of the web page.

7 Click Create an account in the lower right hand corner of the screen

8 Select a language Type inside the fields to the left Depending on how much anonymity you want to preserve, you may want to base your username on your real name or a familiar nickname, or use a alias which you do not use elsewhere. If you do not use your real name, you should pick a username that you are comfortable with, but also one that is not offensive to others. Password may consist of numbers, letters or a combination of both. Retype your login name to confirm it. Uncheck the checkmark

9 Click the down arrow and select a security question, incase you forget your password. Type the answer to your security question Leave field blank In the field to the left, type in the characters you see above the field… pleduri

10 Check the information youve entered above. Read the terms and conditions then click I accept. Create my account.

11 Click here

12 How to read your s Click on the label message list also known as an to read messages. Click here

13 Compose an Enter the address of the person receiving the 2. Enter a subject 3. Type your message here. Be sure to space your words. 4. Click Send to send your .

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