How to Set Up an iGoogle Page

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Setting up an iGoogle page is easy, and it can prove to be as entertaining as you would like. An iGoogle page is your own personalized home page where you can change the themes, receive local weather, keep up with the movies that are currently showing at your local movie theater, just to name a few options. If you are on your computer a lot throughout the day, having an iGoogle page can help save time as well. With the information provided in this article, you will learn how easy it is to set up your own iGoogle page.
Difficulty: EasyInstructions
  1. Step 1
Create an email account. An iGoogle page can be set up without having an email address from Google, however, without an account, you will not be able to save the information created on your page. Without a Google account, the page set up will be stored for only a short period of time, then you will be forced to re-create it again.
  1. Step 2
Log in. In the top right corner of the Google homepage, you will see two options that say "iGoogle" and "Sign In." Click the "Sign In" option first and insert your first part of your email address (the words before @ The screen will take you back to the Google homepage.
  1. Step 3
Choose gadgets. Once again, at the top right corner, there will be an iGoogle option. On the Google homepage, you will see an option to "Look for New Stuff." After clicking the "New Stuff" option, choose from a large variety of "gadgets" offered by Google. A gadget is simply a tool or game in a frame that is added to your homepage, such as or the local time and temperature) Once you have chosen all of the gadgets, click the option in the bottom left corner that will take you back to the iGoogle homepage. Add Google Reader, Google Docs.
  1. Step 4
Choose a theme. Select the "Choose a Theme" option, which is located in the upper right corner. You can choose from "Create Your Own Theme" or "Pick From Artists' Theme." Between the two choices of themes, there are hundreds of looks.