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How to Sign into Windows 10 with Gmail Account


How to Sign into Windows 10 with Gmail Account

How to Sign into Windows 10 with Gmail Account

You can now directly Login to Windows 10 with Gmail account which was not possible in the older version of Windows. It was mandatory to have an Outlook, Live or Hotmail account to log in to the OS. Most of the users have a Gmail account if you are among them, you can easily do this for the new PC as well as for the existing computer.

Using a Gmail account will experience same privilege as an outlook account.

You can do this for an existing PC and also for the new computer and let us explore the steps for both of them one by one.

Clean Install Windows 10 Using Gmail Account

1. Clean install Windows 10 by following the Setup instructions that will be shown on the PC screen in order to complete the setup.  

2. Proceeding forward, you can notice a screen requesting you to log in using Microsoft account. In the text box, type your Gmail Address and click on the “Create Account” option just beneath the text box.

3. In the next page, setup will ask you to provide a Password. You can enter any password you like. However, ensure that it is not as same as the existing Gmail account password that you use for logging in.

4. On the following screen, you see some setup guidelines for the remaining tasks. Complete the Windows 10 setup by pursuing the instructions properly.

Once you finish the above-mentioned sequence of steps, you have set up a new computer with Windows 10 using your Gmail account. If you are using an existing Windows 10 computer and you want to login to Windows 10 with Gmail account, you need to follow the next method.

Signing in to Windows 10 With a Gmail account in Existing Windows 10 PC

If you're using a local account and you need to log in to Windows 10 again with a Microsoft account. In that case, you have to follow the given list of instructions.

1. Press Windows + I keys to open Settings app.

2. Click Accounts from Settings app.

3. On the following page, find and click on Family and other people option on the left of the menu. On its corresponding right side, click the option namely “Add someone else to this PC“.

4. This launches a separate dialog, click the option I don’t have this person’s sign-in information just under the text box for Email or Phone.

5. At the Let's create your account dialog, provide your existing Gmail Account as well as input Password consisting of 8 digits and select your Country name. After giving all the information, press Next to continue.

This instantly generates a new Microsoft account which eventually lets you log into the PC using Gmail account.

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