2 steps is all it takes to know when your Gmail account was created

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There is not a moment we don't use our Gmail accounts. Our social spheres, work, and primarily for personal use. But do you recall the exact date and time you created the account for yourself?

Here are 2 ways to figure it out.

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2 steps is all it takes to know when your Gmail account was created

Intro mail

Firstly, you can head over to your primary inbox and search for the introductory mail you received from the Gmail team. The date and time stamps on the email will tell the date you've created the account.

2 steps is all it takes to know when your Gmail account was created

Manually digging

Now some of don't keep the introductory mail. As soon as the account is created, we delete the emails as we already have a good idea of how Gmail works and about all the features available.

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Step 1
Once you've logged into your account, head over to the mail settings.

2 steps is all it takes to know when your Gmail account was created

Step 2
Once there, click on the settings for Forwarding and POP/IMAP.

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The POP settings, if not changed, will show you the date the account was created. Knowing when you created the account may not seem so important, but it always helps to remember when your account gets locked.

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