Add a Gmail™ Account - DROID Mini / DROID Ultra / DROID Maxx by Motorola
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Add a Gmail™ Account - DROID Mini / DROID Ultra / DROID Maxx by Motorola

  1. From a home screen, select Apps Applications icon (located at the bottom).
  2. From the Apps tab, select Settings.
  3. Select Add Account.
  4. Select Google.
  5. Select Existing or New.

 

Existing

  1. Enter the account Email address and Password then select Next Next arrow icon (located in the lower right).
  2. From the Terms of service screen, review any (or all) of the terms or notices then select OK.
  3. If presented with Upgrade to Google+, select Not now (located at the bottom).
    Note Google+ setup can be resumed by navigating Apps > Google+ from the home screen.
  4. If presented with Entertainment screen, select Not now.
    Note Entertainment purchases can be resumed by navigating Apps > Play Store from the home screen, select a paid application then select Add payment method.
  5. From the Google services screen, configure the following services as appropriate.
    Note Available services vary depending whether primary or secondary account.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • From the Backup & Restore section, select Back up data to your Google Account to enable or disable.
    • From the Communication section, select Keep me up to date with news and offers from Google Play to enable or disable.
  6. If presented, configure the appropriate synchronization settings (Sync Calendar, Sync Gmail, etc.) as desired then select Next Next arrow icon.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.

 

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New

  1. Enter the appropriate name in the First and Last name fields then select Next Next arrow icon (located in the lower right).
  2. From the Choose username screen, enter the preferred username in the Email field then select Next Next arrow icon.
  3. From the Password and Re-enter password fields, enter the preferred password then select Next Next arrow icon.
    Note The password must be at least 8 characters.
  4. From the Google password recovery screen, select Set up recovery options.
  5.  Ensure the preferred phone number is entered.
    Note The current device number is auto populated.
  6. Enter the preferred Backup email address then select Next Next arrow icon.
  7. From the Google services screen, configure the following services as appropriate.
    Note Available services vary depending whether primary or secondary account.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • From the Backup & Restore section, select Back up data to your Google Account to enable or disable.
    • From the Communication section, select Keep me up to date with news and offers from Google Play to enable or disable.
  8. From the Finish account screen, review any (or all) of the terms or notices then select I accept.
  9. From the Authenticating screen, enter the appropriate characters then select Next Next arrow icon.
  10. From the Upgrade to Google+ screen, select Not now (located at the bottom).
    Note Google+ setup can be resumed by navigating Apps > Google+ from the home screen.
  11. From the Entertainment screen, select Not now (located at the bottom).
    Note Entertainment purchases can be resumed by navigating Apps > Play Store from the home screen, select a paid application then select Add payment method.
  12. If presented, configure the appropriate synchronization settings (Sync Calendar, Sync Gmail, etc.) as desired then select Next Next arrow icon.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.

 

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Last Modified: May 15, 2014
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