How to Set Up A New Email Account?

I was surprised when my father asked me “How do I set up a new email account?”

I was shocked at first, then I realized my Daddy never has an email account. He is in his late 80s.

A Guide to Set Up a New email account.

An email account has become an essential tool to aid us in our daily communications.

Email allows us to stay connected with friends and family, register for all types of personal and business membership accounts, send and receive documents and receipts, and get a notification for different personal events and deliveries.

There are many free email account service providers online. This guide will show how to set up a new email account with the three biggest providers, Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo MailThese three providers are considered to be the best free email accounts and are currently had the most users.

General Instructions.

Before you can start setting up a new email account, the first thing you must do is selecting a free email service provider.

I suggest selecting a free email provider that family members are currently using. This way is easier for you to connect with them, and for them to show you the different features available with the new email account. So, ask a family member!

Select an email provider to set up your new email account.

Create a Gmail email account                Create a Yahoo email account             Create Hotmail email account

Create a Gmail email account

Gmail is owned by Google, the largest search engine company online. It also happens to be the largest provider of a free email account.

small red arrowClick here to create a free Gmail account.

The browser window will open and look like this.

gmail registration page

Click on the CREATE AN ACCOUNT button, you have two similar buttons, you can click on any button.

Just follow the instruction on this screen to fill out personal information to create an account.

gmail personal info

small red arrow1 – Enter your first name and last name

small red arrow2 – Enter a username.

You can type in any name that you like. Many people use their nick-name or their first and last name together, like this johndoe as their username.

small red arrow3 – Enter your password under the Password box.

You can type in any letter or number, but it must be 8 characters or more

Type the same password into the Confirm password box. 

small red arrow4 – Click the Next button.

Next, you might see either SCREEN 1 or SCREEN 2. Please check before continuing.

This is SCREEN 1

gmail name taken

This screen 1 tells you ‘That username is taken. Try another’, this means the username you just entered has been used by someone. You can try a different name, or select one offers by Gmail under ‘Available’ by click on the name.

This is SCREEN 2

gmail details info

small red arrowYou need to fill out the information on the screen before moving on.

small red arrow1 – This is your email address, please write it down.

This is what you will give to friends when they ask for your email address. Very Important.

small red arrow2 – Type in a phone number, or Leave this blank

You must use a phone number that you can receive text messages, like a cell phone. 

small red arrow3 – Leave this blank.

small red arrow 4 – Select your date of birth.

small red arrow5 – Select your gender

small red arrow6 – Click NEXT will bring you to a new screen

Next, you will see Google’s Privacy and Term

gmail terms

small red arrowYou can read this statement or click I AGREE button to continue.

Upon click I AGREE button; your new Gmail account is created. You will see this welcome screen

gmail welcome

small red arrowYou can start using your email account by click on the x to close out the welcome screen (See #1)

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You can take a tour on how to use your new email account by click on NEXT button (See #2)

Quick Review

Congratulation, you successfully create a Gmail account. Now you should have written down your email address and the password. Make sure you keep your password in a safe place.

TO GET EMAIL JUST GIVE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO YOUR FIENDS

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Create a Yahoo Email Account

Yahoo email has the second large number of users online.

small red arrowClick here to start creating a free Yahoo Email account.

This registration browser will open.

yahoo email registration

small red arrow 1 – Fill in your first and last name

small red arrow2 – Type a name for email address.

Many people use their nick-name or their first and last name together, like this johndoe@yahoo.com as an email address.

This will be your email address, so make sure to write it down.

small red arrow3 – Enter your password here.

You can type in any letter or number, but it must be 8 characters or more.

small red arrow 4 – Enter a cell phone number.

Your phone must be able to accept text messages. This is how Yahoo uses to confirm your account.

small red arrow5: Select your date of birth.

small red arrow6: You do not have to fill this out. But you can if you want to let people know about your gender.

small red arrow7: Click on CONTINUE to go on to the next step.

The next step is to verify your phone number.

yahoo email verify

small red arrow1: Check your phone number, if it is incorrect, then fix it.

small red arrow2: You have two choices to verify your phone number: by text or call. Choose one by click on the button.

Make sure you have your phone with you to verify your account.

Once click on the verification method, Yahoo will text or call to give you a code.

The verify window will open.

yahoo email code

small red arrowEnter the code Yahoo gives you, then click the VERIFY button.

Your free yahoo email account is completed. You will be taken to the welcome screen.

yahoo email complete

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Just click on Let’s get started button to start using your Yahoo email.

Quick Review

Congratulation, you are now the proud owner of this Yahoo email account. You should have written down your email address and the password. Make sure you keep your password in a safe place.

TO GET EMAIL JUST GIVE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO YOUR FIENDS

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Create Hotmail (Outlook) Email Account

Hotmail or Outlook free email belongs to Microsoft. This free email provider has the third largest number of users on the internet.

small red arrowClick Here to start creating a free Hotmail (Outlook) account.

This browser will open and bring you to the registration screen.

Hotmail registration

small red arrow1 – Enter a new email name in this box.

You can type in any name that you like. Many people use their nick-name or their first and last name together, like this johndoe@yahoo.com as an email address.

small red arrow2 – You have two choices of free email account: outlook.com or Hotmail.com.

You can select by click on the down arrow, then choose the type of email account.

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3 – Click the Next button to continue.

If you come to a screen that says the email account is already taken or isn’t available, just enter a new email name.

The next step is the creating password.

hotmail password

small red arrow1 – This is your email address, write it down somewhere.

small red arrow2 – Enter your password here.

You can type in any letter or number, but it must be 8 characters or more

small red arrow3 – Click the Next button when you are ready to move to the next step.

You will be taken to create an account.

hotmail create an account

small red arrowEnter your first and last name, then click the Next button.

Now, you will be asked to provide more details.

hotmail details

small red arrowJust select your country and date of birth, then click the Next button.

Next step is to verify your account.

hotmail verify

small red arrow1 – Enter a phone number, one that can accept text messages.

small red arrow2: Click on Send Code button.

A new box Enter the access code will appear, a verification code will be texted to your phone. Now enter the code into this box.

small red arrow3: Click the Next button to move on.

This welcome screen appears.

hotmail welcome tour

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Click on the arrow to begin.

The first screen you will see is this.

hotmail language

small red arrowSelect the language and time zone then click the arrow.

On this screen, you had the option to set the look of your email account.

hotmail theme

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Select one of the themes then click on the arrow for the next step.

You can add a signature to this screen.

hotmail signature

small red arrowThe signature can be your name, address, and phone number. You can also leave it blank.

After you done, click on the arrow to move on.

This step is adding a calendar. You can choose not to add one.

hotmail calendar

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Choose a calendar and click on the arrow for next step.

You can download an app to your mobile phone to access the email account anywhere.

hotmail app

small red arrowYou do not have to add an app. Just click on the arrow to finish.

Here is your final step.

hotmail welcome

small red arrowYou have created an email account. Click on the Let’s go button to start using your new email account.

Quick Review

Congratulation, you are now the proud owner of this Yahoo email account. You should have written down your email address and the password. Make sure you keep your password in a safe place.

TO GET EMAIL JUST GIVE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO YOUR FIENDS

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This is how to set up a new email account? Enjoy your new email account.

Now you have an email account. The next step is to learn how to make money online?

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How to create a free email account is a guide to help non-technical people create a free email account with the three biggest free email providers online. Get your free account today.
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