Gmail is a free, advertising supported email service provided by Google. Users may access Gmail, www.Gmail.com, as secure webmail as well as via POP3 or IMAP4 protocols. Gmail became available to the general public with an initial storage capacity offer of 1GB per user. It shows many of its products on the account page like, Google+, Maps, Profiles, Photos, News, Finance, YouTube, Reader, Sites, Web search, Groups, Alerts, Codes, Calendar, Gmail, Google Moderator, iGoolge, Voice. Users can use multiple sign-in with the following desktop versions of these Google products. Users can import their contacts from other providers like Yahoo, Microsoft etc.
The foremost reason to use Gmail account is, it is available for free and need not pay anything for creating or using the email services from Google. Gmail account is secure just like bank and finance websites, Gmail uses HTTPS encryption to keep your mail secure. Gmail’s best feature is the mobile access and the dedicated apps for iOS and Android. Gmail for mobile can be accessed from google.com or by downloading Gmail App for iOS or Gmail Android App for free. As of 2012, Gmail is the most widely used web- based email provider with over 425 million active users worldwide.