Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Create a New Google™ Account

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

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Accounts and backup Accounts icon > Accounts.
  3. Tap Add account then tap Google Google icon.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, passowrd, 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 then tap Next.
  7. From the Username field, enter the desired username then tap Next.
  8. Enter then re-enter the preferred password then tap Next.
    Note The password must be at least 8 characters.
  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. To contine, tap I Agree (located in the lower-right) to accept the terms and conditions.
    Note To review the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, tap the appropriate link and language then tap Close when finished.
  11. If presented, tap the Back up to Google Drive switch to turn on Switch on or off Switch off then tap Agree.
  12. From the Thanks screen, tap Next.


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