Set Up Device - Samsung Galaxy S6 edge +

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

Note Notes:

  • If performing first time (out-of-the-box) setup, ensure the SIM card is inserted.
  • If you have set up a Samsung account and are activating after performing a factory data reset, you may be required to enter your Samsung username and password.
  • To activate the device on prepaid service, refer to Set up Verizon Prepaid Service.


  1. If powered off, press and hold the Power button (located on the right edge) until the Samsung logo appears then release.
  2. Tap the appropriate Language then tap Next (located in the lower right).
  3. From the Setup Wizard screen, tap Next.
  4. If prompted with 'Ready to activate?', tap Activate Now.
    Note Allow several seconds for deactivation of the old device to complete.
  5. From the Verizon Cloud screen, tap Skip then tap Not Now.
    Note To add Verizon Cloud after initial setup, from a Home screen navigate: Apps > Cloud.
  6. From the Email setup screen, tap Skip.
    Note To add Email accounts after initial setup, refer to Add a Personal (POP/IMAP) Account.
  7. From the Tap & Go screen, tap Skip.
  8. From the Add your account (Google) screen, navigate: Skip > Skip Anyway.
    Note Once setup is complete, refer to Add an Existing Google Account or Create a New Google Account.
  9. From the Name screen, enter the first and last names then tap Next.
  10. From the Google services screen, tap any of the following services to enable or disable then tap Next.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Use Google's location service
    • Help improve location services
    • Help improve your Android experience
  11. From the Setup Wizard summary screen, tap Done (located in the lower right).
  12. From the Samsung account screen, tap Skip > No > OK.
    Note To add a Samsung account after initial setup, from a Home screen navigate: Apps > Settings > Accounts > Add account > Samsung account.