You only need one Googlemail address and password to get using all the stuff that's in Google.
For instance, the email address for this site is - firstname.lastname@example.org - and when I log in with it I can get all the Google services - including this website - for free! Please note that if you are not currently working with the Glasgow Volunteer Centre you will not be able to use the above email address.
You need your own address and password to be able to use a Google account. So let's get started!
Google have started asking people who apply for a new email address to supply a mobile phone number. When you give them the number they will send you a code that you type into a box in the browser. When you have done this your new email address will become available.
Make up your own address
Start thinking of an address that you and others can remember. Practice on a piece of paper first before you go to the set up page. Use a mixture of numbers and letters. Think of something that you can live with.
What's wrong with Jamsey's first effort?
What about this one?
Make up a password
Now your password. No one should know this apart form you!
Can you remember an old telephone number? Or a street where you used to live? Use a mixture of numbers and letters, and keep it short. You need something that you can remember.
Jamsey's first effort:
What about this?:
Now make up your own!
Write it down on a piece of paper for now and hide it somewhere - but destroy it once you've memorised it!
Sign up for Googlemail - here we go!
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