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My name is Σ…ς Π…ς Χ…λ in Greek, and I would like to use this when creating a Google account. Is there anyway to get Google to use Unicode when creating my account so that my e-mail address will be Σ…ς.Π…ς.Χ…λ@gmail.com?

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At this time is not possible.

From A first step toward more global email - Official Gmail Blog

Starting now, Gmail (and shortly, Calendar) will recognize addresses that contain accented or non-Latin characters. This means Gmail users can send emails to, and receive emails from, people who have these characters in their email addresses. Of course, this is just a first step and there’s still a ways to go. In the future, we want to make it possible for you to use them to create Gmail accounts.

  • If Google ever invalidates this answer, it would be great to read about the change. – Noctis Skytower Aug 19 '15 at 20:56
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Signup to gmail has the same conditions as creating a google account. This states that first and last names can be unicode/UTF-8, and according to this list that includes the characters you listed.

Gmail ignores the dots between your names, so you would signup with Σ…ςΠ…ςΧ…λ@gmail.com, but it would allow you to receive emails addressed to Σ…ς.Π…ς.Χ…λ@gmail.com - but only if nobody else already uses the full gmail address (if they do, you can add numbers to make it unqiue).

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