How to Create a New Gmail Account

If you need a new email account that is free, Gmail is just one of many options you can use. An Internet-based email account, such as Gmail, has the advantage that you can access your email from any location, whether you're at work or out of the office.

Step 1

Navigate to the Gmail homepage (gmail.com).

Step 2

Click on the "Sign up for Gmail" link, located in the lower right-hand side of the screen. An account setup page will open.

Step 3

Fill out your username, password and city in the appropriate fields.

Step 4

Click on the button labeled "I accept. Create my account." A message confirming that your account has been created will appear. You can now log in to your account and receive email.