From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
These instructions only apply to the default Home screen layout.
Navigate: Settings > Accounts > Accounts.
For software version 7.1.1 or earlier, navigate: Settings > Accounts.
Tap Add account.
If presented, enter the current PIN, password, or pattern.
Tap Create account.
Enter the appropriate name into the First and Last fields then tap NEXT (lower-right).
Enter your birthday and gender into the appropriate fields.
Enter the desired info into the Username field then tap NEXT.
Enter a password into the following fields then tap NEXT:
The password must be at least 8 characters.
From the Add your phone number screen, ensure the correct phone number is listed, tap Yes, I'm in then tap Verify.
A verification message is sent to the device.
If you don't wish to include a recovery phone number, tap Skip.
If presented, configure the following as desired then tap NEXT:
Enabled when a check mark is present.
Automatically back up device data
Keep me up to date with news and offers from Google Play
If presented to Set up payment info, select any of the following then tap CONTINUE (lower-right):
Add credit or debit card
Use Verizon Wireless billing
If applicable, complete all remaining steps to set up payment info.