Initial Activation and Setup - Samsung Fascinate™ a Galaxy S™ phone
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Initial Activation and Setup - Samsung Fascinate™ a Galaxy S™ phone

  1. Fit puzzle to unlock the device.
    Note Select and hold the puzzle piece then swipe right.
  2. Select the appropriate language:
    • English
    • Espanol
  3. Select Send (located in the lower-right).
  4. Listen to the instructions then select 1 when prompted.
    Note To enable the Speakerphone, select Speaker (enabled when a green indicator is present).
    Note Stay on the line until activation confirmation is heard.
  5. Select Next.
    Note The device automatically restarts.
  6. Fit puzzle to unlock the device.
    Note Select and hold the puzzle piece then swipe right.
  7. To restore data (e.g. contacts) using Backup Assistant, select Start.
    Note If Backup Assistant has not been previously setup for the 10-digit mobile number or the PIN is unknown, select Skip then skip to step 10.
    Note Backup Assistant setup can be resumed after completing initial setup by navigating Applications > Settings > Accounts & Sync > Backup Assistant from the home screen.
  8. Enter the appropriate PIN then select Ok (located in the lower-right).
    Note If necessary, select Back (located to the right of Home) to hide the keyboard.
  9. From the Backup Assistant screen, select Next.
  10. From the Google Service Login, select Next.
    Note To bypass Google Account setup, select Skip then refer to Skip Google Account setup to continue with the Setup Wizard.
    Note Google Account setup can be resumed after completing initial setup by navigating Applications > Gmail from the home screen.
  11. Select Next.
  12. Select one of the following:

 

 Create a Google Account

  1. Enter the following information then select Next.
    • First name
    • Last name
    • Username
  2. From the Type a password and Confirm password fields, enter a password then select Next.
    Note The password must be at least 8 characters.
  3. Enter the appropriate information into the following fields then select Create.
    • Security question
      • Favorite food?
      • City of birth?
      • Best childhood friend's name?
      • Highschool name?
    • Answer
    • Secondary Email
  4. Review the Google Terms of Service then select I agree, Next to continue creating the account.
  5. Enter the appropriate characters then select Next.
  6. Configure the following setting then select Next.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Back up data with my Google Account.
  7. Select Finish setup.
  8. If applicable, select an existing service (e.g. Facebook, MySpace, Yahoo! Mail, etc) enter the appropriate credentials (e.g. email address, username, password, etc.) then select Next.
    Note If presented, review the Terms and Conditions, select I agree / Yes then select Next to continue service setup.
    Note Repeat this step as necessary to setup additional services.
  9. Configure the following location settings then select Next:
    Note If presented, review the information then select Agree to continue.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • VZW location services
      • Use location services provided by Verizon Wireless
    • Standalone GPS services
      • Use location services based on Standalone GPS
    • Google location services
      • Use location services provided by Google
  10. Select Begin.

  

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Sign in to an existing Google Account

  1. Enter the following information then select Sign in:
    Note If necessary, select Back (located to the right of Home) to hide the keyboard.
    • Username
    • Password
  2. If presented, configure the following setting then select Next:
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Back up data with my Google Account.
  3. Select Finish setup.
  4. If applicable, select an existing service (e.g. Facebook, MySpace, Yahoo! Mail, etc) enter the appropriate credentials (e.g. email address, username, password, etc.) then select Next.
    Note If presented, review the Terms and Conditions, select I agree / Yes then select Next to continue service setup.
    Note Repeat this step as necessary to setup additional services.
  5. Configure the following location settings then select Next:
    Note If presented, review the information then select Agree to continue.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • VZW location services
      • Use location services provided by Verizon Wireless
    • Standalone GPS services
      • Use location services based on Standalone GPS
    • Google location services
      • Use location services provided by Google
  6. Select Begin.

  

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 Skip Google Account setup

  1. If applicable, select an existing service (e.g. Facebook, MySpace, Yahoo! Mail, etc) enter the appropriate credentials (e.g. email address, username, password, etc.) then select Next.
    Note If presented, review the Terms and Conditions, select I agree / Yes then select Next to continue service setup.
    Note Repeat this step as necessary to setup additional services.
  2. Configure the following location settings then select Next:
    Note If presented, review the information then select Agree to continue.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • VZW location services
      • Use location services provided by Verizon Wireless
    • Standalone GPS services
      • Use location services based on Standalone GPS
    • Google location services
      • Use location services provided by Google
  3. Select Begin.

 

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Last Modified: December 5, 2012
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