DROID MINI / DROID ULTRA / DROID MAXX by MOTOROLA - Create a New Google™ Account

If you already have an account, refer to Add an Existing Google Account.

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

Related Topic: Remove Gmail™ Account

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