Add a Gmail™ Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (7.0)
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Add a Gmail™ Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (7.0)

  1. From a home screen, select Apps Apps icon.
    Note Located at the bottom when viewed in portrait or at the right in landscape.
  2. From the Apps tab, select Settings.
  3. Select Add account.
  4. Select Google.
  5. Select one of the following the options.
    • Existing to sign in with an existing Google account.
    • New to create a Google account.

 

Existing

  1. Enter the following Google account information then select Next ( Next icon located at the bottom).
    • Email
    • Password
  2. After review of the available Terms of Service and Privacy Policies, select OK.
  3. From the Google+ screen, select Not now.
    Note Google+ setup can be resumed later by navigating Apps > Google+ from a home screen.
  4. From the Account sign-in successful screen, select any of the following to enable / disable synchronization then select Next ( Next icon located at the bottom).
    Note Enabled when a check mark Check box icon is present.
    • Sync Calendar
    • Sync Contacts
    • Sync Gmail
    • Sync Google Photos
    • Sync Google Play Books
    • Sync Google Play Magazines
    • Sync Google Play Movies & TV
    • Sync Internet
    • Sync Picasa Web albums

 

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New

  1. From the Your name screen, enter the following then select Next ( Next icon located at the bottom).
    • First
    • Last
  2. From the choose usernam screen, enter the preferred email address then select Next ( Next icon located at the bottom).
  3. From the Create password screen, enter the following then select Next ( Next icon located at the bottom).
    • Password
    • Confirm Password
  4. From the Recovery information screen, enter / select the following then select Next ( Next icon located at the bottom).
    • Select one of the following security questions:
      • First phone number?
      • Childhood best friend's name?
      • First teacher's name?
      • Manager's name at first job?
      • Vehicle registration number?
    • Security question answer
    • Recovery email address
  5. From the Join Goolge+ screen, select Not now.
    Note Google+ setup can be resumed later by navigating Apps > Google+ from a home screen.
  6. From the Finish account screen, configure the following settings then select Next ( Next icon located at the bottom).
    Note Enabled when a check mark Check box icon is present.
    • Turn on web history
    • Keep me up to date with news and offers from Google Play.
  7. From the Authenticating screen, enter the text that appears in the CAPTCHA box then select Next ( Next icon located at the bottom).
  8. From the Entertainment screen, select Not now.
    Note Enabling purchases can be resumed by navigating Apps > Play Store from a home screen, select a paid application then select Add payment method.
  9. To use this account to backup apps, settings, etc., select Keep this phone backed up with my Google Account then select Next ( Next icon located at the bottom).
    Note Selected when a checkmark is present.

 

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Last Modified: May 7, 2013
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