From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
These instructions only apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
Navigate: Settings > Accounts and backup.
Tap Add account.
Tap Create account (lower-left).
Enter the appropriate First and Last name then tap Next (lower-right).
Enter your birthday and gender then tap Next.
Do one of the following:
Tap a predetermined Gmail™ address then tap Next.
Create a custom Gmail address.
Tap Create a different Gmail address.
Enter the desired Gmail address then tap Next.
Create a strong password with a mix of letters, numbers and symbols then tap Next.
From the 'Add phone number?' screen, tap Yes, I'm in.
A verification message is sent to the device.
If you don't wish to include a recovery phone number, tap Skip.