GS101: L1-02 Google Applications

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Lesson 1: Goals

  • Log into a Google Account
  • Access Google Sheets
  • Enter data
  • Rename a document
  • Share a document
  • Access a shared document

Create a Spreadsheet

Try It!

Try the simulation below before you “go live”. 

On Your Own!

Now, you get to do it live! Complete the steps below:

I. Log into a Google Account

The Google Home & Office products require you to log into a Google account. If you do not have one, you will need to create it.

A. If you have a Google/Gmail account

  1. Go to
  2. Click the Sign in link (top right of screen) 
  3.  Email:
    • If there are no other accounts
      • Email = your Gmail email
    • Use your own account: If someone else is already signed in, you can sign into your own account
      • Click the account button (top right)
      • Click Add account
      • Email = your Gmail email
  4. Click Next
  5. Password = your password
  6. Click Sign in

B. Create a Gmail account

If you do NOT have a Gmail account, you can create one.

  1. Go to
  2. Click the Sign in link (top right of screen) 
  3. Click Create account
  4. Follow the online instructions


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