Gmail needs no introduction. This popular free email provider was introduced 11 years by Google and have since grown to become one of the most popular and widely-known free email provider.
In fact, Gmail became so popular that many people have to abandon their free email accounts on other platforms such as Yahoo mail just to create and manage an account on Gmail platform. Immediately after they entered the market, they instantly became a formidable challenger to the AOL, Hotmail, Yahoo mail and every other free email provider that existed back them. Of course, this wouldn’t have been possible if they don’t offer rich features that did not exist on the aforementioned platforms.
Currently, it is safe to say that Gmail has surpassed their competitors. This platform is now preferred by most users both old and new users.
As of July 2017, Gmail has over 1.2 billion users. They currently have over 20% of the global email client market. Over 24.29% of Americans use Gmail during work hours. In fact, most people use their services as their official work email.
You can use Gmail simply by making use of your browser or downloading their app from the PlayStore or App store. Currently, their app has been downloaded more than 1 billion times. This has led to more than 75% of Gmail users opening their email on a mobile device.
The average age of a Gmail user is 31 years while the percentage of email in the average Gmail inbox that is spam is 0.1%, this shows they have a very efficient spam filter.
Features of Gmail
Gmail has so many features that made it the darling of so many free email users. In fact, it is because of these features they were able to dominate the email market within their short existence. Some of these features include:
✓ Free 1gig storage capacity
✓ User-friendly interface
✓ Spam filter and protection
✓ Search email
✓ Gmail labs
✓ Tabbed inbox
✓ Language support
✓ Google Voice in Gmail chat
It is pretty obvious that Gmail deservedly became popular and one of the best free email providers due to a number of features that can be found on their platform.
How Can I Log Into My Gmail Account?
You can make use of the following step by step instruction when you want to log into your Gmail account on your PC or MAC computer.
If you are finding it difficult to log into your Gmail account, simply follow the instruction below to get access to your account right away:
Step by Step Instruction To Log Into Gmail Account:
Open your browser on your computer and type the following the address http://gmail.com
Gmail will prompt you to enter your username at this stage. Please ensure you enter your correct username. When you are done, click “Next”.
Now, you just need to enter your password. You can type it down on a notepad and then copy and paste on the space provided to ensure that you are using the right password. When you are done, click on continue.
Check the box that says “Remember Me” if you are making use of your personal computer. Checking this box ensures that you won’t be asked to enter your login details every time you want to access your Gmail account.
When you are done click on “Continue”.
Note: If you are making use of an unknown computer or browser, Gmail will ask you to verify your account. You can do this by confirming the code they will send to your alternative email account, phone number, or your mobile app. Once you verify it is you, they will allow you to access your Gmail account.
How to Log into Gmail App
It is very easy to get access to your email on Gmail app. One of the benefits of using this app is that you will get an instant notification anytime you have new email. Follow the instructions below to log into your Gmail app:
1. Download the app on PlayStore or App store
2. Install the app and tap the app’s icon when you are done to start the app.
3. Enter your username and password.
4. Verify you are the owner of the account
5. If your verification is successful, you will get access to your Gmail account on your app.