Signing up using an existing Google Account

If you'd like to sign up for Google Talk for an existing Google Account:

  1. Sign in with your Google Account email address and password at
  2. Enter your desired Talk username and click check availability! If your chosen name isn't available, you can select from the suggested alternatives, or enter another username and try again.
  3. Optionally, enter your first and/or last name in the appropriate fields. If you enter a name, it will show up on your friends' Talk contact lists instead of your username.
  4. Click Continue.

You may need to download the latest version of the Google Talk client before signing in. You can do so by clicking Download Google Talk from the homepage at