How to Create a Google Account

Introduction

Google provides a huge number of services, but in order to take advantage of most of them, you will need a Google Account. This guide will take you through the account creation process step by step.
It is recommended to use your computer to create your Google Account, simply because it tends to be easier to fill in all the information required.
Google

1 Create Account

  1. Open your preferred browser and in the address bar at the top, type accounts.google.com/signup and press Enter or Return.
    Chrome browser with address bar highlighted.
  2. Enter your First and Last name. Choose a username and password and enter that as well. Once filled in, select Next.
    Create Google Account with First and Last name, Username, password and password conformation, and next button highlighted.
  3. Enter your phone number, then select Next.
    Verify phone number with phone number and Next highlighted
  4. You will receive a text message with a 6-digit security code. Enter it here, then select Verify.
    Verify phone number with verification code and Verify highlighted.
  5. You'll be asked for your personal information. Fill in each prompt, then select Next.
    Account Information with Phone number, recovery email, birthday, gender, and Next button highlighted.
  6. You'll be asked if you want to attach your phone number to your Google account for additional features from Google. Carefully read what is being offered, then select Skip or Yes, I'm in.
    Attach phone number with Skip and Yes I'm In highlighted
  7. Carefully read the terms and conditions, using the scroll bar to show them all. When you have read and understood everything, select I agree to continue.
    Privacy and Terms with scrollbar and I agree highlighted.
  8. Your Google account is all setup! You'll be shown your Google Account page, with further options to customize and secure your Google account.
    Google Account setup

We're here to help!

Connect to a Tech Pro

Call or chat with a Tech Pro 24/7.

Google provides a huge number of services, but in order to take advantage of most of them, you will need a Google Account. This guide will take you through the account creation process step by step.
It is recommended to use your computer to create your Google Account, simply because it tends to be easier to fill in all the information required.
Google
  1. Open your preferred browser and in the address bar at the top, type accounts.google.com/signup and press Enter or Return.
    Chrome browser with address bar highlighted.
  2. Enter your First and Last name. Choose a username and password and enter that as well. Once filled in, select Next.
    Create Google Account with First and Last name, Username, password and password conformation, and next button highlighted.
  3. Enter your phone number, then select Next.
    Verify phone number with phone number and Next highlighted
  4. You will receive a text message with a 6-digit security code. Enter it here, then select Verify.
    Verify phone number with verification code and Verify highlighted.
  5. You'll be asked for your personal information. Fill in each prompt, then select Next.
    Account Information with Phone number, recovery email, birthday, gender, and Next button highlighted.
  6. You'll be asked if you want to attach your phone number to your Google account for additional features from Google. Carefully read what is being offered, then select Skip or Yes, I'm in.
    Attach phone number with Skip and Yes I'm In highlighted
  7. Carefully read the terms and conditions, using the scroll bar to show them all. When you have read and understood everything, select I agree to continue.
    Privacy and Terms with scrollbar and I agree highlighted.
  8. Your Google account is all setup! You'll be shown your Google Account page, with further options to customize and secure your Google account.
    Google Account setup
We use cookies on our website to enhance your experience, analyze site usage and support our marketing efforts. To learn more, visit our Privacy Policy. By clicking “Accept”, you agree to our use of cookies and similar technologies.
Accept