Accounts (e.g., Gmail, email, etc.) should be set up after activating the device (see Related Topics).
Wi-Fi Calling settings don't transfer after switching devices and/or performing a factory data reset. You need to enable Wi-Fi Calling manually if you want to use it.
If powered off, press and hold the Power button (located on the right edge) until the Samsung logo appears then release.
From the 'Start' screen, select the appropriate language then tap the Next icon .
If presented with a Phone Activation screen, tap NEXT or tap ACTIVATE NOW (if available).
If prompted, enter the account PIN then follow the onscreen prompts (see Account PIN FAQs for additional info).
If activating a new phone, ensure the old phone is powered off and allow several minutes for the deactivation of the old phone to complete.
From the 'Set up Wi-Fi' screen, tap SKIP (lower-right).
From the 'Google Sign in' screen, tap Skip (lower-left).
From the 'Name' screen, enter your name then tap NEXT.
From the 'Protect your phone' screen, select Not now then tap SKIP ANYWAY.
From the 'Google services' screen, tap any of the following services turn on or off then tap NEXT.
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From the 'Verizon Cloud' screen, tap SKIP then tap NOT NOW.
From the 'Email Setup' screen, tap SKIP.
From the 'Personalize your phone' screen, tap SKIP.