How To Create a Google Account Without Gmail

Many people have a need for a free Google Account. However, they don’t want or need a Gmail address. This includes longtime users of a personal email service from Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL, Comcast and others.

Just a few of the reasons you may want to create a Google Account (without Gmail) are:

  • You were invited to join a Google Meet that was created from a Gmail account (as opposed to from a Google WorkSpace account)
  • You were sent an email inviting you to edit a Google Doc, Sheet, Presentation or other app
  • You want 15GB of free cloud storage for backups and for sharing large files
  • You need a Google Pay account
  • You want to create a free website using Google Sites
  • You want a personal YouTube channel
  • You purchased one or more Nest products from the Google Store and need a Google account to set them up

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Pixelbook Go: The Ideal Travel Companion

Google's Pixelbook GoGoogle released Pixelbook Go on October 27, 2019.

Go is marketed as a consumer laptop. But since this is a business-oriented site, we’ll take a corporate angle on this new Google offering.

If you’re not familiar with Chromebook’s Chrome OS, it’s a lightweight operating system that can be considered “browser first”—mainly a gateway to the cloud.

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