If you need to open an email account, here is a guide to how to sign up for a few of the most popular email accounts. Lots of sites and internet service providers offer free email accounts, here are three of the most frequently used.
How to sign up for a free Google email account:
- Go to Google (https://www.google.co.uk/webhp)
- Select Gmail from the top right hand side of the screen
- Fill in the registration form and go to "next steps".
- A Privacy and Terms declaration will appear, read the terms and select "I agree".
- You will be presented with a short information tutorial, your account will be active
How to sign up for a free Hotmail email account:
- Go to Windows live mail (https://signup.live.com)
- Fill in your details and go to "create account".
- You will need to select a preferred language and time zone
- Next you will be presented with a short information tutorial, your email account will be active
How to sign up for a free Yahoo email account:
- Go to Yahoo mail registration site (https://login.yahoo.com )
- Select Sign up
- Enter your preferred username
- Next enter your details on the short registration page, go to "continue"
- You will need to verify your account by entering your phone number and selecting "text me a code" or "call me with a code"
- Once you have received a phone call or verified via text message your email account will be active