Being a longer name for Gmail, Google mail is fast becoming one of the fastest and most-used webmail service providers in the world. A friend once told me that if I do not have a Google mail that I should better go create a google account or a Gmail sign up so as to be able to sign in into my Google mail account.
Before the emergence of Google Mail, the major player had been Yahoo and Microsoft (AOL), but due to the several interesting and easy-to-use features that Google Mail comes with, it has become a major deal in the webmail business. In a professional community, 1 out of every 2 webmail users prefers to have a Google Mail rather than any other.
How to Own a Google Mail
This is same as creating a Google account or carrying out a Google sign up the process. The procedure is very simple and straightforward. It is highlighted below. All the user needs is to have are:
- Valid phone number.
- An internet-based mobile phone.
Once you have a Google mail account you can send endless messages to other users mail account. As email messaging is one of the oldest weary of sending emails outside our traditional sweaty that has to be in hard copy. Below are the steps to have a Google Mail are as follows:
- Launch the internet.
- On the URL portal, type in www.accounts.google.com. and tap the Enter key.
- Scroll down to where you will see create account? Click.
- Enter your Username and Password, make sure your password is strong.
- Click on the box before “agree to google terms and conditions”
- Go through all the information you have entered to make sure they are what you desired.
- Click on submit.
You have successfully created a Google account and you can now claim you have a Google Mail. Always make sure that your password is not one that can be easily guessed by anyone. As much as you want it strong and not easily guessed by anyone else, make sure it is a password that can be easily remembered by you. The next time you intend to access your Google account or visit your Google mail, enter the username and password in the sign in section of the Google page. If you are not using your personal computer, never click on “remember me on this page” or “save my password on this computer”. Instead, sign out your Gmail. This is to prevent unauthorized user access to your Gmail account without your consent.
Amazing Features Within Google Mail
A lot of Google mail users use it just for mail services because they do not know the other amazing features you can enjoy with having a Google Mail. Google Mail comes with so much more and it will be good for users to explore all these features. Here are a few of them:
To – do List on Google Mail
With Gmail, you can organize your day by creating your to-do list based on the level of importance. In other to create a To Do List, click on Mail > Tasks. A small taskbar will pop up at the bottom. Fill in your to-do list accordingly. You can as well add a time frame so that Google Mail can remind you of your task on that day. When done with a task, you need to tick the box in the corner to permit Google to strike a line through that particular task.
Attachment Reminder on Google Mail
You know how annoying it could be for you to send a mail writing “…attached is the document below” only for you to see that you have sent the mail without actually attaching the document. Gmail has a feature that helps you prevent such embarrassment.
Google Mail has the ability to recognize where you have written “attached” in the body of your mail. Before you click send, Gmail will provide a pop up asking: “Did you mean to attach files?” You wrote ‘I have attached’ in your message, but there are no files attached. Send anyway?” With this pop-up message, user can then click cancel and go attached the desired files.
Switching Accounts on Gmail
If you are a user with more than one Google account and do not want to sign in on another browser, you do not need to worry. You can access both accounts on the same browser at the same time. To do this, click on your current Gmail address in the top right corner. Select Add account. You will then be taken to another tab where you can log into your second Google account.
If your browser is chrome it will remember your preferred switch account and will take you there automatically but if you are using any other browser, you will need to add the Google mail address each time. Using a chrome browser is best when you want to enjoy a seamless account switch.