Lesson 2: Gmail login, 2-step verification, Problems when signing in?

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Lesson 2: Gmail login, 2-step verification, Problems when signing in?
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If you sign in to www.Gmail.com, you need to possess a Gmail account. You can create Gmail account incase you haven’t had. And It’s really easy to sign up for a new Gmail account. After that, you will have a username and a password, you can sign in Gmail.com with both two.

How to login to Gmail.com?


If you aren’t really sure how to login Gmail.com – you don’t need to worry, we will show you step by step how to sign in to your Gmail account.

6 simple steps to sign in to Gmail

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  1. First, access to gmail website: gmail.com or you can click here to access quickly.
  2. Then, you can see the interface where you can enter your email address and password. Please enter your email address in the first line of the interface, you must use the email address you have selected during the creating of your account.
  3. Next, Enter the password you have used at your registration in the second line. Please make sure that you enter the right password that belongs to the entered e-mail address.
  4. Finally, Are you sure that you’ve entered both your e-mail address and password? Then click the blue Sign in button.
  5. Congratulations, you have now successfully signed in to your account. It’s really easy to login to Gmail account, isn’t it ?
  6. You can use 2-step verification so that your Gmail account will be better secured.

Note: When logging in, you can also choose whether Google needs to remember your password for you or not. If you choose yes, it will automatically save your password, and you don’t have to enter it again when you visit your e-mail the next times.

This helps you not have to remember your password. However, if other people are also using your computer, they will easily login your account. Therefore, be careful when letting Google remember your Gmail.com password.

How to login multiple Gmail accounts at the same time?

When you have multiple accounts, it is sometimes difficult for you to log into all of them at the same time. Gmail.com allows a person to register multiple accounts. However, in normal way, you can simply log into a Gmail account on the web browser which you are using.

According to the provisions of Gmail, you can sign up for Gmail with unlimited quantities – one person can register and own how many Gmail accounts they want. However, when having many accounts, they’ll find it difficult to log in to check e-mail on multiple accounts at the same time, maybe you’ll have to sign out and then back in again many times, or even to install multiple browsers simultaneously, each browser for each Gmail account, which is quite uncomfortable.

So, today, I’m going to introduce you on how to register as well as sign in multiple Gmail accounts at once in the same browser. Note that if you haven’t had a Gmail account, please visit this link and register Gmail as introductions:

Method 1: Log into 2 Gmail accounts using incognito mode

Using your browser’s built-in incognito combinated with private-browsing mode can help you to log in 2 Gmail accounts at the same time.

  • With Google Chrome browser, you can enter incognito mode by opening the browser and press Ctrl + Shift + N
  • With Safari Mac OS, you can press UP ARROW + COMMAND + N
  • With Mozilla Firefox & Internet Explorer browser, you can enter incognito mode by opening the browser and press Crtl + Shift + P

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Method 2: Log into multiple Gmail accounts using many different Web browsers

With each web browser opened, you can sign in a Gmail account, so, the more web browsers you have, the more Gmail accounts you can sign in.

Below are some of the most popular web browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Safari
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Knock Knock
  • Internet Explorer
  • Opera,..vv..

Method 3: Sign in multiple gmail accounts in the same browser

At the first place, you sign in to the first Gmail account as usual. After successfully signing in, click on the account’s symbol at the top right corner, then you’ll see the box containing your account information such as name, email address, logo,…Now, look at the bottom of that box and you’ll see Add account (as in the image below). Click on that item and you’ll be able to sign in to other Gmail accounts.

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During using Gmail, if you want to switch to any other e-mail, click on the symbol of your account so that Gmail will show you list of Gmail accounts you’ve signed in. Choose the email you want to sign in and Gmail will automatically sign in to that one. So, from now on, you can use multiple Gmail account in the same browser without having to sign out and back in again for many times.

How to enable 2-step verification


Secured with 2 layers of password  help your Gmail account inviolable. Two-step verification feature is an immensely powerful security feature of Gmail in particular and Google in general.

If you turn on 2-step verification, each time you log in Gmail, a message containing the confirmation code will be sent to your phone number which you had registered 2-step verification. Without this code, you will not be able to log in to Gmail. If you turn on 2-step verification, the ability of  losing your Gmail account becomes very difficult.

Note: When you turn on 2-step verification for Gmail account, it means you also turn on 2-step verification for all other Google services such as Google Plus, Google Maps, Youtube …

What you need to prepare to turn 2-step verification for Gmail

  1. Sign in Gmail account.
  2. There is a phone number (you can use a phone number 2-step verification for multiple Gmail accounts).

Guidelines of enabling 2-step verification for Gmail

Step 1: Access to the following URL: https://www.google.com/settings/personalinfo

Step 2: Click on the Security tab, scroll to Signing in to Google and select 2-step verification.

Step 3: Click on “Start setup

Step 4: Enter your phone number  for Gmail to send a verification code to your 2-step cell phone number, there are two ways to send the code which are  Text messages (SMS) and Voice call . In this case, I will choose Text messages (SMS).
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Having made your choice, click Send code.

Step 5: Gmail will send a confirmation code of 6 numbers for you. Enter this code  into the frame Enter the verification code and click Verify.

Step 6: Establish reliable computer. If you’re using a personal computer, you can tick into the box Trust this computer so that the Gmail’s login later on this machine will not be required  2-step verification anymore and vice versa. Click Next to continue.

Step 7: Click Confirm to agree to enable 2 – step verification for Gmail.

Now that you’ve already turned on 2-step verification feature for Gmail. From the next time you log in to Gmail, you will be asked to enter the confirmation code which is sent to your phone, without this number, you will not be able to log in Gmail (The computer is selected as Trust will not be required 2-step verification as well).

Gmail.com sign in problem


If you have a strong password (or just a very bad memory), you can forget your password anytime. Don’t worry! Gmail will help you recover password. Gmail provided a password recovery sevice, which make it possible to reset your password in just a few seconds. You can follow the steps to reset your Gmail password now.

How to recover Gmail password in the fastest way

  1. Access to the following URL: https://accounts.google.com
  2. Click on the line “Need help?” as shown below.
  3. Gmail will ask you to choose one of the incident logins that you encountered. Click on the circle next to the line “I don’t know my password” and click Continue.forgot-password-gmail
  4. Then appearing an Enter the email address box. Enter your Gmail account’s address in the box below the line E-mail address and click Continued.
  5. Continue to click on “I don’t know
  6. Choose way of getting a verification code to your account via SMS or call (recommended SMS). Having selected, click Continue.
  7. This time there will be a message containing a confirmation code of 6 numbers sent to your phone. Enter this code in the box “Enter that code here” and press Next (If you have not received a message containing a confirmation code, retry by clicking on below of the button Continued)
  8. You’ll be taken to the “Gmail password reset” window (new password must be at least 8 characters). Having entered new password, click Reset password.
  9. Notification of successfully reset Gmail password appears.

Note: Can’t access this recovery option? Verify your identity by answering multiple questions about your account.

How to set up and use a recovery email address

Setup a recovery email address, use recovery email to secure your Gmail account. You can use this secondary email to sign in Gmail, Reset password and perform many other tasks.
The establishment of alternative and recovery email is one of the security settings that you can not ignore to keep your Gmail account secure.

Note: You can quickly access to Step 6 by using the following link: https://accounts.google.com/b/0/UpdateAccountRecoveryOptions?hl=en
And login, but you are encouraged to follow the instructions step by step to remember them easilier.

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Step 1: Log in your Gmail account.

Step 2: At the Gmail window, click on your avatar (at the top of the right corner) and then click My Account.

Step 3: In tab “Personal info privacy“, click on the line “Your personal info“.
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Step 4: Click on the “Right arrow” button in the Email box.

Step 5: Click “Edit” in Other Emails.

Step 6: Enter the email you want to use as replacement and recovery email to your Gmail account in the “Add a new alternative address” and then click Save.

Note: You can use alternate email addresses to sign in to your Google Account, recover your password, and more. Alternate email addresses can only be associated with one Google Account at a time. If only want to use recovery email, you click on Click here link like image bellow:
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Step 7: If you click on the link setup interface will switch to recovery email settings instead of alternate address. You fill in email recovery then click Save.

Step 8: Notification of successfully added recovery email appears, but you still need confirm this email.

Step 9: Now, log in the alternative email or recovery email entered on step 6 and you will see a new mail sent by Google to confirm.

Step 10: Open this mail, click “this” in the letter to confirm.

Step 11: The notification of  successfully confirmed alternative and recovery email appears.

Note: For some reasons, you forget the password of your Gmail account. See how to recover it here: How to recover Gmail password in the fastest way

Gmail sign out


You have done your job with Gmail and want to sign out of your account? Please visit the Gmail website, you will find the button “Logout” in the right top corner. Click this button to sign yourself out of your account.
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Wish you’ll use Gmail more proficiently !!!

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