Create a New Google™ Account - HTC Desire® 526

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

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps icon Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Accounts & sync.
  2. Tap the Add icon Add icon (located in the upper right).
  3. Tap Google Google icon.
  4. Tap Or Create A New Account.
  5. Enter the appropriate information into the following fields then tap NEXT (located in the lower-right).
    • First name
    • Last name
  6. Enter the basic information then tap NEXT:
    • Date of birth
    • Gender
  7. Enter a unique username (Google email address) then tap NEXT.
  8. Enter then re-enter the preferred password then tap NEXT.
    Note The password must be at least 8 characters.
  9. From the "Recovery phone" screen, ensure the correct Phone number is listed, tap Next then tap Verify.
    Note A verification message is sent to the device.
    Note If you don't wish to include a recovery phone number, tap Skip.
  10. From the "Privacy and Terms" section, tap I AGREE.
  11. From the "Your Google Account" screen, tap Next.
  12. If presented with Set up payment info, tap No thanks.
    Note Google Pay setup can be completed later by navigating: Apps > Play Store from the home screen. Tap a paid app then tap Add payment method.


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