Create a New Google™ Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (7.0)

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

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps > Settings.
    Note Located at the bottom when viewed in portrait or at the right in landscape.
  2. Tap Add account.
  3. Tap Google.
  4. Tap New.
  5. Enter the appropriate name into the First and Last fields then tap the Next icon Next icon (located at the bottom).
  6. Enter the desired username then tap Next.
  7. Enter a password into the following fields then tap Next.
    Note The password must be at least 8 characters.
    • Password
    • Confirm Password
  8. From the Recovery information screen, tap Not now.
    Note Password recovery can be set up by going to
  9. From the Join Google+ screen, tap Not now.
    Note Google+ setup can be resumed later by navigating Apps > Google+ from a Home screen.
  10. From the Finish account screen, configure the following settings then tap Next.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Turn on web history
    • Keep me up to date with news and offers from Google Play.
  11. If presented with Authenticating screen, type in the word that is shown then tap Next.
  12. From the Entertainment screen, tap Not now.
    Note Google Pay setup can be completed later by navigating Apps > Play Store from a Home screen, tap a paid app then tap Add payment method.
  13. To use this account to backup apps, settings, etc., tap Keep this phone backed up with my Google Account then tap Next.
    Note Selected when a check mark is present.


Related Topic: Remove Gmail™ Account