Create a New Google™ Account - The new Moto X™

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

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps Apps icon (located at the bottom).
  2. Tap Settings Settings icon.
  3. From the Personal section, tap Accounts Accounts icon.
  4. From Accounts, tap Add account.
  5. Tap Google Accounts icon.
  6. Tap New.
  7. Enter the appropriate name in the following fields then tap Next Next icon (located in the lower right):
    • First
    • Last
  8. From the Choose username screen, enter the preferred username in the Email field then tap Next Next icon.
  9. From the Create password screen, enter and re-enter the preferred password then tap Next Next icon.
    Note The password must be at least 8 characters.
  10. From the Google password recovery screen, tap Set up recovery options.
    Note Password recovery setup is strongly recommended.
  11. Enter a recovery option (Phone number / Backup email) then tap Next Next icon.
  12. From the Google services screen, enable or disable Keep me up to date with news and offers from Google Play then tap Next Next icon.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
  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 icon.
  15. From the Upgrade to Google+ screen, tap Not now.
    Note Google+ setup can be resumed by navigating Apps Apps icon > Google+ from the home screen.
  16. From the Set up payment info screen, tap Skip (located in the lower left).
    Note Enabling entertainment purchases can be resumed by navigating Apps Apps icon > Play Store Play store icon from the home screen, tap a paid app, tap Continue then choose a payment option.
  17. From the Account sign-in successful screen, configure synchronization settings (e.g. Sync Contacts, Sync Calendar, etc.) then tap Next Next icon.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.

 

Related Topic: Remove Gmail™ Account

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