Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Add an Existing Google™ Account

Note If you don't already have an account, refer to Create a New Google Account.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Accounts Accounts icon > Accounts.
  3. Tap Add account Add entry icon.
  4. Tap Google Google icon.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password, or pattern.
  5. Enter the email address then tap Next.
  6. Enter the email password then tap Next.
  7. Review the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy then tap Accept (located in the lower-right).
    Note To review the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, tap the appropriate link and language then tap Close (at the bottom) when finished.
  8. From the Google services screen, tap any of the following to enable or disable then tap Next:
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Back up your device's apps, app data, settings, and Wi-Fi passwords using your Google Account
    • Keep me up to date with news and offers from Google Play
  9. If presented "Set up payment info", tap No thanks then tap Continue (located in the lower-right).
    Note To set up payment info after adding a Google account:
    1. From a Home screen, tap Play Store.
    2. Tap a paid app.
    3. Tap the price of the app.
    4. Tap Continue then select a payment method.

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