Samsung Galaxy Note5 - Create a New Google™ Account

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

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings > Accounts.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Add account.
  3. Tap Google.
  4. Tap Or create a new account.
  5. Enter the appropriate name into the following fields then tap the NEXT (located in the lower right).
    • First
    • Last
  6. In the Email field, enter the desired username then tap the NEXT.
  7. Enter the preferred password in the following fields then tap the NEXT.
    Note The password must be at least 8 characters.
    • Password
    • Re-type password
  8. From the Google password recovery screen, tap Set up recovery options.
  9. Ensure the following are configured appropriately then tap the NEXT.
    • Mobile number
    • Backup email
    • Country
  10. From the Google services screen, ensure the Communication option is set up appropriately then tap the NEXT.
  11. From the Finish account screen, review the appropriate Terms of Service / Policies then tap I accept.
  12. From the Authenticating screen, enter the appropriate characters then tap the NEXT.
  13. From the Upgrade to Google+ screen, tap Not now (located at the bottom).
    Note Google+ setup can be resumed by navigating Apps > Google+ from a home screen.
  14. From the Entertainment screen, tap Not now (located at the bottom).
    Note Google Pay setup can be completed later by navigating Apps > Play Store from a home screen, tap a paid app, tap Continue then select a payment method.
  15. From the Account sign-in successful screen, configure the appropriate synchronization settings (e.g. Sync Contacts, Sync Calendar, etc.) then tap the Next icon Next icon.
    Note Available options vary upon account settings.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.

Related Topic: Remove Gmail™ Account