How to create an email address: Have you decided to open a new mailbox but are still undecided on which service to choose? I understand you, now there are so many “on the square” that it is really difficult to opt for one rather than the other.
How about if we try to clear our heads together? I would say to make a nice list with all the most important email services among those currently available on the market, analyze their characteristics and see in detail how to create an email address on them. Don’t worry, I will explain everything to you in great detail; you will see that you will be able to follow the procedures to create an e-mail address even if you are not particularly Internet and Computer savvy.
Such an overview should help you find the right solution for you. Are you there? Good. So let’s start immediately with the first proposal, free, like all those that will come later. Yes, because creating an email address is a procedure you can do without spending a cent. Are you ready to get started? Yup? Very well. Before starting I would like to wish you a good read.
The first service I want to tell you about is Gmail which, as you almost certainly know, is the one offered by Google. The Google mailbox offers 15GB of online space for data storage and can be used freely in any context: directly from the browser, with a traditional mail client (eg. Outlook or Thunderbird) or from applications for smartphones and Tablet.
To create a Gmail address, all you have to do is connect to Gmail official site and click the button Create an account that you find located at the top right. You will be offered a form to fill in in detail with all your personal data: name, surname, date of birth, gender of belonging and the combination of username And password you want to use to log into your Google mailbox (your username will also be the initial part of your email address: email@example.com).
I recommend that you also enter a number of mobile phone or a secondary email address: you will need them to recover the password to access the account in case of loss, however this is optional information that you can also not provide. The choice is yours.
Once you have filled in all the required data, you will have to press the button Next step and then on the button I accept to emphasize Google’s conditions relating to the treatment of privacy and terms of service. Now you have to press the button Continue and go to Gmail to be redirected to the famous Google e-mail service and thus be able to access your newly created mailbox.
The first time you log in to Gmail, a short tutorial will show you how the Google email tabbed interface works, through which each incoming email will be automatically categorized in the appropriate tab of your email.
Also keep in mind that your having created a Gmail account means you can access all the online services and applications offered by this famous company, such as the productivity suite Google Drive, Google Calendar, Google Maps, YouTube etc. It also allows you to synchronize all the contacts and data of Android smartphones online.
Gmail, Google’s e-mail can also be used from smartphones through a special application for Android and iOS devices. Download it by following the links below:
- Gmail – Download the application on Android from PlayStore
- Gmail – Download the application on iOS from App Store
Microsoft Outlook.com is the service offered by Microsoft that has taken the place of Hotmail And Windows Live Mail. The mailbox of the Redmond giant offers 15GB of space for online data storage and can be used from any platform: computer, smartphone, tablet, Web and traditional email clients.
If it is your intention to create an email address, using Microsoft’s service, the first thing you need to do is to click here, in order to connect immediately to the official Microsoft website. You will then be able to follow the guided procedure that will allow you to create a new e-mail address.
That said, once the web page is loaded, press the button Create free account that you find placed in the center of the screen. Then fill out the form that is proposed to you. by typing the username you wish to use for your e-mail address (for example, name and surname).
There are three suffixes to choose from: outlook.com, outlook.it And hotmail.com. You can set what you prefer, using the drop-down menu located next to the text field in which you typed the initial part of the address. Then press the button Forwardto continue, after entering the requested data.
In the subsequent text fields that are shown to you, indicate the password you want to use to log into your account and click the button Forward, to continue. Then enter your personal data (name, surname, country / geographical area, date of birth and gender), then click Forward.
Finally, copy the verification code in the text field located at the bottom of the page and click on the button again Forward. You will be automatically directed to the Outlook.com home screen where you will be asked, lastly, to choose the languagethe time zone and possibly to set a signature. After completing these last operations, click on Startto start using the Microsoft e-mail service.
Note that creating an account in Outlook will give you access to all Microsoft’s online services and applications: Office Online, Skypeas well as allowing you to sync data with Windows / Windows Phone devices and more.
Microsoft’s e-mail is also accessible via smartphone. In addition to being already integrated into Windows Phone smartphones, the application is available for iOS and Android devices. Below you can find the links to download it.
- Outlook – Download the application on Android from PlayStore
- Outlook – Download the application on iOS from App Store
Virgilio Mail address
Virgilio Mail address is one of the best Italian email services that allows you to manage your email in a simple and effective way. By re-registering, 3GB of online space will be offered for an e-mail with a simple and immediate user interface (which is somewhat reminiscent of Gmail’s) and which can be used freely by the Web, desktop clients and portable devices.
To subscribe to it, all you have to do is visit its main page and click on the button Sign in located in the center of the screen. To make a free registration to the service you will then have to press the button Register a Mail account
You must then fill out the form that is proposed to you by entering your personal data (name, surname, date of birth, province of residence and gender) as well as choosing the username and password to use to access the mailbox and set a alternative email address and mobile phone number: these data will be used to recover the access data to your e-mail in case of loss. The username you choose will become the initial part of your address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Finally, put the check mark next to the item I accept the general conditions and the privacy rules in the appropriate text field. Finally, put the check mark next to the item I am not a robot to verify your identity through security verification.
To finish the registration process, click on the button Sign in that you find at the bottom of the page.
Virgilio Mail is available via smartphone application. Below you will find the links to download it:
- Virgilio Mail address – Download the application on Android from PlayStore
- Virgilio Mail address – Download the application on iOS from App Store
Another made in Italy email service worth considering is Libero mail which offers two types of mailboxes: a free one with 1GB of space accessible from the web and portable devices and a paid one that can have 5GB or 1TB of online space (for 19.99 euros or 29.99 euros per year) and it can be used from the Web, traditional mail clients and portable devices.
For create an email address on Libero Mail, connected to the main page of the service, click on the item Sign up for free and choose the type of account to open: for the free version of the service click on the item Register a Mail account. Once this is done you will have to fill in the form that is proposed to you with all your data, the combination of username and password to use to access the service and the mobile number to recover the access data in case of loss or, alternatively, an alternate email address.
Again, you will need to put the check mark next to the item I am not a robottype the confirmation code that appears in the box that opens and complete your subscription by selecting the item I accept the general conditions and the privacy rules and clicking on the button Sign in.
Libero email, Libero Mail, is also available via an application for Android and iOS smartphones. You can find below the link to download the app.
- Libero mail – Download the application on Android from PlayStore
- Libero mail – Download the application on iOS from App Store
If you need a lot of space for attachments, you can open an address on Yahoo Mail which even offers 1TB of online space for data storage.
The registration procedure is very simple. Connected to the home page of the service, click on the button Sign in and fill out the registration form providing name and surname, date of birth, gender and a valid mobile number and choosing the combination of username and password to access your e-mail address with suffix yahoo.com.
At this point, press on the buttons Create account And Send me an SMS with Account key type the verification code that you will receive via SMS and you will be automatically redirected to your new mailbox.
Yahoo Mail is also available through the application of the same name for Android, iOS and Windows Phone devices. Download it for free by following the links below: