Set Up Device - Samsung Galaxy Note5

If you need to transfer contacts and media from one device to another, follow these step-by-step instructions before activating the new device.

Caution To avoid potential issues, review the following:

 

  1. If powered off, press and hold the Power button (located on the right edge of the device) until the Samsung logo appears then release.
  2. Select the appropriate Language then tap NEXT.
  3. From the Phone Activation screen, tap NEXT or tap ACTIVATE NOW (if available).
    Note If prompted, enter the last 4 digits of the account owner's social security number or the billing password.
    Note If activating a new phone, ensure the old phone is powered off and allow several minutes for the deactivation of the old phone to complete.
  4. From the "Add your account" screen, tap SKIP > SKIP.
    Note Once setup is complete, refer to Add an Existing Google Account or Create a New Google Account.
  5. Tap any of the following to turn On indicator or off Off indicator:
    • Automatically backup device data
    • Use Google's location service to help apps
    • Improve location accuracy
    • Help improve your Android experience
  6. From the "Which device?" screen, tap Don't restore.
  7. From the "Protect your phone" screen, tap No Thanks.
  8. Tap Skip, then tap SKIP ANYWAY.
    Note Once setup is complete, refer to Set up Screen Lock.
  9. From the Verizon Cloud screen, tap Skip then tap Not Now.
  10. From the Email setup screen, tap Skip.
    Note To add Email accounts after initial setup, from a Home screen navigate: Apps > Settings > Accounts > Add Account.
  11. From the "Setup Wizard" summary screen, tap DONE.
  12. Tap NEXT.
  13. From the Samsung account screen, tap Skip.
    Note To add a Samsung account after initial setup, from a Home screen navigate: Apps > Settings > Add account > Samsung account.

 

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