When I tried creating a Gmail account, it said that I must give them a phone number so that they can send a verification code to it.

Is there any way to bypass this step and still create the account?

merged by Senseful Dec 28 '10 at 18:38

This question was merged with How can I get around giving my mobile phone number to Google? because it is an exact duplicate of that question.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.