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How to Open Multiple Gmail Accounts

How to Open Multiple Gmail Accounts

Footprint Public Solution #105575 Date: May 2012  Updated March 2016

Follow these steps to enable multiple Gmail accounts to open in the same Internet browsers.

NOTE: This feature allows switching between several Gmail accounts in a single open session within the same Internet browser.

If you would like multiple Gmail account sessions open at the same time, you must open another browser and login to your webmail. You must set this setting in all your accounts separately.

1. Sign in to your Oakland webmail with your NetID and password.

2. Click on your email address located in the upper right hand corner.

3. Select Add Account from the drop down menu.


4. Sign in using your personal Gmail username and password.


*If you want to access websites that use Gmail as a login, then you must set your Gmail account as default by logging out of all Gmail and webmail accounts, and then logging into your Gmail account first before logging into your webmail account.

Also see Google Help Document: http://www.google.com/support/accounts/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=181599