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Google for School

Creating a Google Account

Creating a personal Google Account gives you access to many Google products. With a Google Account, you can do things like:

  • Save articles, label personal folders, and create email alerts in Google Scholar
  • Send and receive email using Gmail
  • Find and favorite videos on YouTube
  • Download apps from Google Play

You can sign up for a personal Google and Gmail account, or you can create a personal account using a non-Gmail address instead.

To create a personal Google/Gmail account: 

1. Go to the Google Account sign in page.

2. Click Create account.

3. Enter your name.

4. In the "Username" field, enter a username.

5. Enter and confirm your password. Tip: When you enter your password on mobile, the first letter isn't case sensitive.

6. Click NextOptional: Add and verify a phone number for your account.

7. Click Next.

To create a personal account using an already existing email/non-Gmail:

1. Go to the Google Account Sign In page.

2. Click Create account.

3. Enter your name.

4. Click Use my current email address instead.

Create your Google Account using your own personal email instead

5. Enter your current email address.

6. Click Next.

7. Verify your email address with the code sent to your existing email.

8. Click Verify.