How can I get a free Gmail account?


How can I get a free Gmail account?

Create a Gmail Account Without Phone Number Verification

Why Do Companies Ask for Phone Number Verification?

Companies ask for a phone number verification for various reasons, the most common ones being:

  • Proving you are not a robot
  • Having easy access to contact you if there is some suspicious activity happening with your account
  • Providing you with a simple way of logging into your account in case you forgot your password

Apps and various service providers require your phone number for your protection. Gmail, for example, uses your mobile phone number to verify it’s you and not someone else whenever it detects a login attempt from an unknown device.

In case you haven’t used your email account in a while and forgot your password, Gmail cannot send the ‘reset your password link’ to your mail as this email service does for other apps. In this case, it is useful to have a phone number as a backup.

Not everyone is happy about sharing something as personal as a phone number. You can avoid this step in several ways, but not every option is equally efficient.

How To Create a Gmail Account Without Phone Verification

Gmail requires you to provide them with your full name and date of birth, but it is your decision whether you want to share your phone number as well. Creating a Gmail account without phone verification involves these steps:

  1. Visit the Create your Google Account page
  2. Enter your first and last name
  3. Create your email by typing whatever you wish before @gmail.com
  4. Enter your new password and confirm it
  5. Click Next
  6. Enter your birthday
  7. Fill out the optional fields if you wish (phone number, recovery email, and gender)
  8. Click on Next
  9. Agree with their terms and conditions to create an account

If you click on the Why We Ask For This Information link, Gmail says all the info is necessary to improve your safety.

 

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