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Gonnateachyahow: Setting up a Google Account and Google+

Updated on November 4, 2014

Setting up the All Powerful Google Account

Google users around the world know the power of using Google; either as a search engine, a media power house, tracking their travels, or just visiting with friends, Google does it all. First and foremost you have to be a part of the fun.

Go to Google.com to get started.

Google is always changing the Logo on the page, this was for Election Day 2014
Google is always changing the Logo on the page, this was for Election Day 2014 | Source

Getting Started

The first step is pretty easy, click "Sign In" at the top left. This is where you will create your account. Next you will see the log in page, below the login boxes is the "Create an Account" link. Click it and away we go.

Here is where you will log in each time you visit Google, I would suggest choosing to stay logged in.
Here is where you will log in each time you visit Google, I would suggest choosing to stay logged in. | Source

The Information About You

This is pretty standard information about you. The key factor is you will be creating an email account, this will be your log in name whenever you visit any of Google's tools or applications. This is also used to set up an Android phone or tablet and the Chromecast streamer for TVs. You will need to write this down until you have it memorized.

Key information for Google.
Key information for Google. | Source

Finished Setting Up Google, Now Let's Create Google+ Info

At this point you are finished setting up your Google log in information and it's time to start creating more detailed information. Google+ is a great social networking application very much like Rival Facebook. (Set up Facebook Here)

This application lets you keep contact with Friends and Family across the Google network. While we are still setting up let's knock this out too. first let's add a photo, click on add a photo and pick one from your computer you like. Save the picture and save.

Click on Create your profile, to create your profile with the chosen picture.


All Done!

You have now set up your Google and Google+ accounts. From here there are many things you can do. (Click the links below to learn how to use these great features)

Use Gmail

Use Google Voice

Use Youtube

Use Google Play

And More.

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