Create a Google Account

A Google Account gives you access to Google products like Gmail, Google+, YouTube, and more with a single username and password. A Google Account comes with a Gmail address and a Google+ Profile, which will help you have a richer, more personalized experience across Google.

Create a Google Account

To create Google Account, go to the Create your Google Account page.

You can also simply click the Create an account link beneath the sign in box in the middle of any Google sign-in page.

Use the same username and password to sign in to everything Google

Once you create a Google Account, you can use that same username and password to sign in to any Google product. This is true whether you created the account through the main sign up page, or through a specific product’s sign up page. For example, let’s say you want to start using YouTube to post your videos. You go to, and create a Google Account. Not only can you use that username and password to sign in to and start posting videos on YouTube, you can also use it to create and share documents in Google Docs.

Can I check if I already have a Google Account?

If you've signed in to any Google product before (like Gmail, Google+ or YouTube), you already have a Google Account. You can use the same username and password you created for that product to sign in to any new Google products you'd like to try. If you forgot your username or password, visit the Trouble signing in page.

Email notifications to your account

If you signed up for Gmail with your Google Account, we’ll send all account related notification emails to your new Gmail address, which will be your


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