Setting up your Google Account

If you use Setup Wizard to set up your Google Account, it guides you through the following steps.

  1. At the Google Account setup screen, tap Yes if you already have a Google Account, or tap No if you want to create a new account.

  2. Enter your username and password (and any other necessary information if creating an account), then tap the Continue icon . Tap OK to agree to your Google Account terms and conditions.


    Tap the Back Key to close the on-screen keyboard.

  3. Choose to join Google+ which makes sharing on the web more like real-life sharing. You can choose Circles, Instant Upload, and Messenger. Tap Join Google+ or Not Now.

  4. Complete the Backup and restore screen to allow your Google Account to back up your apps, settings, and other data, then tap the Continue icon .

    Your Gmail, Google Contacts, and Google Calendar events will all be synchronized with your phone automatically.


    This is automatic for the first Google Account you add. When adding additional Google accounts, you have to select which options to synchronize.

  5. Choose whether or not to set up your credit card information for Play Store purchases.

  6. Confirm your setup checklist choices, then tap Done.

You can use the area below to record your Google Account information for future reference.