SPONSORED VIDEO
Play Video
1
How To Create a Google Account
How To Create a Google Account
::2014/03/25::
Play Video
2
How to Create a Google Account - Video #1 of the MCT Digital Portfolio Series
How to Create a Google Account - Video #1 of the MCT Digital Portfolio Series
::2013/03/21::
Play Video
3
Keep your Google Account safe
Keep your Google Account safe
::2014/01/14::
Play Video
4
How to fix Android
How to fix Android's Add a Google Account: Can't establish a reliable data connection to the server
::2013/08/02::
Play Video
5
How To Make A Google Account Without A Phone Number
How To Make A Google Account Without A Phone Number
::2014/04/12::
Play Video
6
How To Make A Google Account | 2015
How To Make A Google Account | 2015
::2012/12/13::
Play Video
7
What is a Google Account to YouTube?
What is a Google Account to YouTube?
::2013/11/16::
Play Video
8
How to Change Google Play Store Account on Android
How to Change Google Play Store Account on Android
::2014/08/02::
Play Video
9
How to Create a New Google Account?
How to Create a New Google Account?
::2012/10/30::
Play Video
10
Using Google Docs without a GMail Account
Using Google Docs without a GMail Account
::2007/11/28::
Play Video
11
Gmail aanmaken: zo maak je een Google account! - Frankwatching
Gmail aanmaken: zo maak je een Google account! - Frankwatching
::2013/02/05::
Play Video
12
How to Delete Google Plus Account Without Deleting Youtube or Gmail Account [May 2014]
How to Delete Google Plus Account Without Deleting Youtube or Gmail Account [May 2014]
::2014/05/07::
Play Video
13
How To Set Up Google Analytics Account Setup
How To Set Up Google Analytics Account Setup
::2013/12/05::
Play Video
14
Google Account Verification Trick
Google Account Verification Trick
::2012/08/16::
Play Video
15
How to Make Google Account without Phone Number Verification 2015
How to Make Google Account without Phone Number Verification 2015
::2015/01/03::
Play Video
16
Set Default Google Account Using Multiple Sign In
Set Default Google Account Using Multiple Sign In
::2013/09/11::
Play Video
17
How to delete Google Account from Android phone without factory reset
How to delete Google Account from Android phone without factory reset
::2011/09/13::
Play Video
18
How to delete Google account from android phone
How to delete Google account from android phone
::2013/01/22::
Play Video
19
How To Set Up A Google Account On Your Samsung Galaxy S3 (S III) - Phones 4u
How To Set Up A Google Account On Your Samsung Galaxy S3 (S III) - Phones 4u
::2012/07/06::
Play Video
20
How To Set Up a Google Adsense Account and Receive Payment From Google
How To Set Up a Google Adsense Account and Receive Payment From Google
::2012/07/31::
Play Video
21
HOW TO CREATE A NEW YOUTUBE ACCOUNT WITHOUT GOOGLE PLUS! (Updated for November 2013)
HOW TO CREATE A NEW YOUTUBE ACCOUNT WITHOUT GOOGLE PLUS! (Updated for November 2013)
::2013/09/08::
Play Video
22
come creare un account di google
come creare un account di google
::2012/03/20::
Play Video
23
How to create google adsense account
How to create google adsense account
::2014/02/15::
Play Video
24
How to make a Google Account? Google par naya khata kaise kholte hain?
How to make a Google Account? Google par naya khata kaise kholte hain?
::2014/04/02::
Play Video
25
How to Delete Google Plus Page Without Deleting Your Main Google Account
How to Delete Google Plus Page Without Deleting Your Main Google Account
::2014/03/23::
Play Video
26
How To Create A GooGle Account On Your Phone - Android Version
How To Create A GooGle Account On Your Phone - Android Version
::2013/12/20::
Play Video
27
How To Create a Google+ Account - 2014
How To Create a Google+ Account - 2014
::2014/01/07::
Play Video
28
Google Account v8.3 HACK [NEW 2015] / Gmail password breaking
Google Account v8.3 HACK [NEW 2015] / Gmail password breaking
::2015/02/03::
Play Video
29
How to unlock phone too many pattern attemps,without google account
How to unlock phone too many pattern attemps,without google account
::2013/06/28::
Play Video
30
Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Remove Old Google Account
Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Remove Old Google Account
::2014/06/04::
Play Video
31
How to Delete/Deactivate Google Account 2014
How to Delete/Deactivate Google Account 2014
::2014/01/07::
Play Video
32
How to Delete your Google+ Account
How to Delete your Google+ Account
::2013/11/25::
Play Video
33
How To Make A Google Account 2015 | How To Create a Gmail Account 2015
How To Make A Google Account 2015 | How To Create a Gmail Account 2015
::2014/12/31::
Play Video
34
Adding a second Google account to your Android phone
Adding a second Google account to your Android phone
::2011/09/02::
Play Video
35
Creating a Google Play (Android) Developer Account
Creating a Google Play (Android) Developer Account
::2014/03/07::
Play Video
36
Sign Up Google or Verify Gmail Account without Cell Phone Number Verification 2015
Sign Up Google or Verify Gmail Account without Cell Phone Number Verification 2015
::2014/07/09::
Play Video
37
How to Link a YouTube/Google Account
How to Link a YouTube/Google Account
::2010/07/14::
Play Video
38
Delete YouTube Account + Google Plus Account 2015 Tutorial
Delete YouTube Account + Google Plus Account 2015 Tutorial
::2014/01/13::
Play Video
39
HOW TO CREATE A GOOGLE ADSENSE ACCOUNT, Start making money now! - YOUPROBLOG.com
HOW TO CREATE A GOOGLE ADSENSE ACCOUNT, Start making money now! - YOUPROBLOG.com
::2009/10/16::
Play Video
40
Get Free US Numbers, Create Google Voice Account and Free PVAs in 2014
Get Free US Numbers, Create Google Voice Account and Free PVAs in 2014
::2014/01/22::
Play Video
41
How To Sync Your Google Account With Your Windows Phone Device
How To Sync Your Google Account With Your Windows Phone Device
::2011/06/15::
Play Video
42
How to Change your Google Profile/Account name December 2013
How to Change your Google Profile/Account name December 2013
::2013/08/17::
Play Video
43
How to delete Google plus page / Account in 1 minute without deleting your Gmail or youtube account
How to delete Google plus page / Account in 1 minute without deleting your Gmail or youtube account
::2013/10/20::
Play Video
44
How to Delete Google Account on Android Tablet
How to Delete Google Account on Android Tablet
::2014/05/23::
Play Video
45
Syncing your Google Apps account with an iOS device
Syncing your Google Apps account with an iOS device
::2014/02/12::
Play Video
46
Galaxy S4: How to Delete & Add Gmail Account (Google Account)
Galaxy S4: How to Delete & Add Gmail Account (Google Account)
::2014/02/04::
Play Video
47
How To Create Google AdSense Account For Youtube Cahnnel
How To Create Google AdSense Account For Youtube Cahnnel
::2013/05/30::
Play Video
48
How to Make Gmail Account (Gmail ID) Step By Step (2014)
How to Make Gmail Account (Gmail ID) Step By Step (2014)
::2012/08/11::
Play Video
49
HOW TO UNLOCK ANY ANDROID (WITHOUT) GOOGLE ACCOUNT!!
HOW TO UNLOCK ANY ANDROID (WITHOUT) GOOGLE ACCOUNT!!
::2012/11/07::
Play Video
50
Hangout On Air: Day in the Life of an SMB Account Strategist (EMEA)
Hangout On Air: Day in the Life of an SMB Account Strategist (EMEA)
::2014/03/13::
NEXT >>
RESULTS [ .. ]
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

A Google Account is a user account that provides access to Google-owned services such as Blogger, YouTube, and Google Groups. A Google Account sign up automatically creates a Gmail email account where as before Google Accounts could be email addresses other than Gmail.[citation needed] An account can be created by signing up for an email address with Gmail, but there are other ways. Accounts in EU countries used to employ the 'googlemail.com' domain because Google did not own the trademark.[1] Google recently resolved the domain dispute, and now all users login with the Gmail domain,[2] or by using an existing address from another provider.

After a Google Account is created, users can add other Google applications. Account settings are stored in one place, but many applications may store their own settings. Applications that may be accessed using a Google Account include:[3]

YouTube and Blogger maintain their own accounts for users that registered with the services before Google bought them. However, effective April 2011 YouTube users are now required to link to a separate Google Account if they wish to continue to log into that service.[4]

Users with a Google account can create a publicly accessible Google profile, which they can use to control how they are presented on Google products to other Google users. A Google profile can be linked to a user's profiles on various social-networking and image-hosting sites, as well as user blogs.

A Google Account can also be used by third party service providers. These providers can delegate user authentication to Google.[citation needed]

Blocking accounts[edit]

Google may block an account for various reasons, such as "unusual activity"[5] or entering an age "not old enough" to own a Google account.[6] Reactivation is possible using web-forms, providing proof of identity through valid photo ID,[7] or a small credit card payment (at a cost of 0.30 USD). Other methods (such as sending a fax or uploading some requested document) require human interaction and may take some "days or a couple of weeks" to be accomplished.[8]

Security[edit]

While creating a Google account, users are asked to provide a recovery email address to allow them to reset their password if they have forgotten it, or if their account is hacked. In some countries, such as the United States, the United Kingdom and India, Google may also require one-time use of a mobile phone number to send an account validation code by SMS text messaging or voice message when creating a new account.[9][10]

Google also offers a 2-step verification option—for additional security against hacking—that requests a validation code each time the user logs into their Google account. The code is either generated by an application ("Google Authenticator") or received from Google as an SMS text message, a voice message, or an email to another account.[11][12] Trusted devices can be "marked" to skip this 2-step log-on authentication.[13] When this feature is switched on, software that cannot provide the validation code (e.g. IMAP and POP3 clients) must use a unique 16-character alphanumeric password generated by Google instead of the user's normal password.[14][15]

On June 5, 2012, a new security feature was introduced to protect users from state-sponsored attacks. Whenever Google analysis indicate that a government has attempted to compromise an account, a notice will be displayed that reads "Warning: We believe state-sponsored attackers may be trying to compromise your account or computer."[16][17]

Third party use[edit]

A provider of a web application which requires users to log in can delegate this work to Google. When a user tries to gain access to a secure resource on the third party website they are redirected to the Google Accounts login page. Here they will see an explanation of why they need to log in with their Google credentials. Any data which is to be shared with the third party will also be listed on this screen. Once authentication has succeeded the user is redirected back to the referring site along with a token identifying them as having logged in via Google.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Libbenga, Jan (January 31, 2007). "Google loses European GMail trademark battle". The Register. 
  2. ^ Google's answer on googlemail vs gmail for EU. Retrieved on 2010-07-14[dead link]
  3. ^ "Even More Google Products". Google. Retrieved 9 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Why Connecting your YouTube and Google Accounts Matters". YouTube Blog. March 24, 2011.  Retrieved on 2011-08-05
  5. ^ "Gmail Help Section". 
  6. ^ "Google account help page". 
  7. ^ "Google accounts help page". 
  8. ^ "Google account help page". 
  9. ^ "Gmail sign up procedure". LatestCrunch.in. 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-17. 
  10. ^ Google (2009). "I don't have a mobile phone, can I sign up?". Retrieved 2009-07-08. 
  11. ^ "2-step verification : How it works". Google. 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-17. 
  12. ^ Fallows, James. "Hacked". Atlantic Monthly. Archived from the original on 26 December 2011. Retrieved 26 December 2011. As email, documents, and almost every aspect of our professional and personal lives moves onto the “cloud”—remote servers we rely on to store, guard, and make available all of our data whenever and from wherever we want them, all the time and into eternity—a brush with disaster reminds the author and his wife just how vulnerable those data can be. A trip to the inner fortress of Gmail, where Google developers recovered six years’ worth of hacked and deleted e‑mail, provides specific advice on protecting and backing up data now—and gives a picture both consoling and unsettling of the vulnerabilities we can all expect to face in the future. 
  13. ^ "More on 2-step verification". Google. 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-17. 
  14. ^ "Please Turn On Two-Factor Authentication". LifeHacker. Aug 8, 2012. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  15. ^ "9 Google Apps Security Secrets For Business". informationweek.com. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  16. ^ "Google Online Security Blog". Official Gmail Blog. Retrieved 5 June 2012. 
  17. ^ CBC News (6 June 2012). "Google to warn users of 'state-sponsored attacks'". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 

External links[edit]

Wikipedia content is licensed under the GFDL License
Powered by YouTube
MASHPEDIA
LEGAL
  • Mashpedia © 2015