At times I ask myself if there is any account that is more popular than the Google account. The Google account today is now in everything we do. The Google account gives you all the access and authority you will need to access variety of Google services. Google requires you to use just one Google account to access all the Google services.
Google account is one account you can’t do without in this modern days. An average person finds himself using one Google service or the other. So it is very important to know how to make use of the Google account utilizing it to do things you never thought it could do for you. Since there are a lot of Google services I will be going through some important ones.
What’s a Google Account
Just like I have said earlier, Google account is an account that gives you the access and authorization needed to all Google services. Meaning it just one account detail or username and password that give you access to plenty services. Google services that you can access are: Gmail, Google map, Google history, Google AdSense, Google photos and so much more.
You can connect several devices to one Google account. So if you have more than one device, you still get to use just the same Google account for all your devices. Things are now made easy as you can now use your Google account to login in to several web services and applications. Most web services and apps just synchronises your Google details and you don’t have to go through the process of registration any more.
Why do I need a Google account?
You don’t have to if you feel you don’t need it. But if you use an android phone or applications that requires the authentication of Google account then you have no choice. Android phones are the most common and most can’t do without a Google account.
Google account will automatically synch your contacts, save your places to Google maps, give you access to download from the biggest application store and even help you track your mobile phone. In case you lost your phone, you can find your phone without a tracking app installed on the phone. You can follow this link to learn more about finding a lost phone.
Can I use Google services without a Google account
Sure you can but it does not apply to all Google services. There are Google services that you can use without any registration or log in and sign in. these services can be accessed from any device apart from yours. It’s just that when you are logged in, Google will be able to recognize your decisions and save them to ease you when next you access the same service.
Anybody can access the Google maps without having a Google account. So from any device, you can make use Google map services. When you are logged in, Google will keep track of your searches and complete your searches whenever you are making another search irrespective of the device. If you are logged in Google map will automatically save your places so if you need to navigate. There are a lot more services that you can use without authentication.
Who needs a Google account
Google account is needed by anyone who wants to access the Google services. If you are using any Google device, then there is a need for you to have a Google account. Google account is not restricted to a particular set of people.
Once you can access the internet then you are free to open an account with Google. This action will ease your internet surfing as Google services are so numerous that you can’t help but make use of one. Some people don’t even know they have Google account and make use of Google services at times.
Once you have access to any Google services, then you have a Google account. Most people make use of GMAIL services. Once you have a Gmail, then you have a Google account. You can use the same credentials as that of your Gmail to log in to any Google services.
How can I connect my device to Google account
Connecting all your devices to Google is very easy to do. Especially for Android devices, all you have to do is to follow the initial account setup guide. But if you have passed that then follow this guide below.
- For mosAndroidid devices, make sure you have connected to the internet
- Tap the home button it is usually located below the screen of your mobile device
- Then touch the app icon or the icon drawer
- Depending on how your apps are being arranged to locate settings
- Select the settings app then try locating account configuration
- From the list of category select Google
- Then you can select an existing account option
- If you don’t have a Google account then click on this link to get one
- Now you can enter your credentials and follow the procedures.
- Then choose to synchronize any of the Google services with your device
How can I delete my Google account
Google account is very useful. But when you feel you don’t want to make use of Google account anymore for one reason or the other then you can follow the guide below. Note that when you delete then all your authority will be revoked and the only Google services you can access are the free ones that requires no authentication.
Google account records a lesser account deleting than most of other internet services. But if you insist on deleting your account then the guide below will be of help to you.
- Visit the Google page
- Sign in to Google service
- Then click on your account
- Select account preferences
- Find delete account or services and click on it
- Follow the instruction
- Make sure this action is your final decision
- Then click delete because there is no going back on this action.