HTC 10™ - 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 icon Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Accounts & sync (Personal section).
  2. Tap + Add account.
  3. Tap Google.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password, or pattern.
  4. Navigate: More options > Create account.
  5. Enter the appropriate name into the First and Last fields then tap NEXT (lower-right):
  6. Enter your birthday and gender into the appropriate fields.
  7. Enter the desired info into the Username field then tap NEXT.
  8. Enter a password into the following fields then tap NEXT:
    Note The password must be at least 8 characters.
    • Create password
    • Confirm password
  9. From the Add your phone number 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. Ton continue, review the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy then tap I Agree (lower-right).
    Note To review the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, tap the appropriate link and language then tap Close when finished.
  11. If presented, configure the following as desired then tap NEXT:
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Automatically back up device data
    • Keep me up to date with news and offers from Google Play
  12. 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
    • Add PayPal
    • No thanks
  13. If applicable, complete all remaining steps to set up payment info.
  14. From the Thanks screen, tap NEXT.

Related Topic: Remove Gmail™ Account