How to add a new Gmail account and merge two accounts

Updated: February 14, 2023
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How to add a new Gmail account and merge two accounts
by Vitalii Yovko
Tech Expert & Writer
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In the past, not many people had several email addresses. However, nowadays, as the business world has moved to the Internet and we carry out different activities online, we need more e-mails. Users who have two separate Gmail accounts can get tired of checking their e-mails by logging in them separately. Luckily, there are several ways to solve this problem and allow you to use two Gmail accounts as if they were one account. Or you can add an account through the Gmail mobile app and read emails from your other email address with a single tap.

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Add or merge Gmail accounts

Add or merge Gmail accounts

Let’s first clarify how to add a Gmail account to the web interface. This solution has been implemented in the most up-to-date Gmail interface since 2020. This is how you can merge two Gmail accounts with a few easy steps.

  1. First, log in to any of the Gmail accounts you want to merge.
  2. Click on the gear icon in the upper right corner to the left of your profile picture. Click on the "View all settings" button in the menu that opens.
  3. From the Settings page, click on the "Accounts and Import" tab.
  4. Within these settings, scroll down to "Grant access to your account". Click on the "Add another account" button.
  5. In the new window that opens for adding a Gmail account, type your second Gmail address and click on the "Next step" button.
  6. Click on the "Send email to grant access" button to confirm this action by the account you added.
  7. Log in to your second email address and click on the new email from Google. Then click on the link under the heading "To accept this request, please click on the following link".
  8. That's all you need to do for the Gmail account merger.

Add an Android Gmail account

Add an Android Gmail account

Phones are extremely useful when we want to be instantly informed about the e-mails that come to all our e-mail addresses. And they give you the option to add multiple accounts to the Gmail mobile app. In this article, we will show the process of adding a Gmail account for Android.

  1. Open the Gmail mobile app and tap the menu button in the top left corner.
  2. Scroll down the menu and tap on the "Settings" button. Then tap on the "Add account" button at the bottom.
  3. In the "Set up email" section, enter "Google". After that, there is a difference in design between Android versions. What you need to do is to enter your Gmail information correctly.


For those of you who use more than one mail address, we have shown how to add a Gmail account or merge two Gmail accounts. You can add only the Gmail address from the Gmail web interface. In the Android/iOS mobile application, you can add all kinds of mail addresses and check your e-mails from a single application.

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