Check for an existing account
If you're trying to sign in, but don't remember your username or aren't sure if you created an account, try recovering your username:
Check if you have an account
To check if you have a Google Account, follow the steps to enter your email address.
- If there's no Google Account associated with your email address, you'll get a message that says "No account found with that email address." You can create a new account.
- If you have a Google Account but you can't sign in, you can recover your account. Learn more about recovering a lost account.
After you get back into your account, you can manage your email addresses.
"Email already exists" error message
If you see the "Email already exists" message when you try to create or change your account username:
- You might have already created a Google Account with that username.
- Someone else might have already taken the username.
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