How to Create Multiple Email Addresses in Gmail

By Samantha James

At some point, you might need more than one email address. You might need more privacy, anonymity, or merely a separation between work and home correspondence. Some email providers allow you to have one or a limited amount of email addresses. Other providers may charge a fee for extra addresses or even for your first address. Gmail is a completely free, user-friendly email service that is offered by Google. You can create multiple email addresses for different uses if you have Gmail.

Step 1

Log out of your Gmail or Google account. If you already have a Google account, you cannot create another one while you are logged into it.

Step 2

Visit the main Gmail website,

Step 3

Click on the “Create an account” button.

Step 4

Provide the information as requested by the Google website. This information will include your name and desired login ID. The login you choose will be your new e-mail address. For example, if you choose JohnDoe, your address will be

Tips & Warnings

  • Keep track of your passwords for each e-mail address. If you forget your password, Google will require that you answer a security question that you chose when you signed up for the account. Make sure that the question has an answer that will be easy for you to remember.

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