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Back to Set up your mobile phone

How to set up a Google account on your mobile phone

A Google account gives you access to several services on your mobile phone such as Gmail, Google Play and Picasa. If you don't have a Google account, you can set one up and activate it on your mobile phone. First you need to set up your mobile phone for Internet.

Step 1 of 21

Press Apps.

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Press Settings.

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Press Accounts and sync.

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Press Add account.

Step 5 of 21

Press Google.

Step 6 of 21

Press New.

Step 7 of 21

Key in your first name
Press Last and key in your last name.

Step 8 of 21

Press Next.

Step 9 of 21

Key in the e-mail address for your Google account.
Press Next.

Step 10 of 21

Key in the required password.
Press Retype password and key in the password again.

Step 11 of 21

Press Next.

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Press Recovery email address and key in the required e-mail address.

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Press Choose a security question.

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Press the required question.

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Press Answer and key in the required answer.

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Press Next.

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Press Not now.

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Press I accept.

Step 19 of 21

Press the field.
Key in the letters displayed.

Step 20 of 21

Press Next.
Follow the instructions on the display to finish the setup of your Google account.

Step 21 of 21

Press the Home key to end the session and return to the Home screen.

1. Find "Google"

Press Apps.
Press Settings.
Press Accounts and sync.
Press Add account.
Press Google.

2. Start setup

Press New.

3. Enter your personal details

Key in your first name
Press Last and key in your last name.
Press Next.

4. Enter the e-mail address

Key in the e-mail address for your Google account.
Press Next.

5. Enter the password

Key in the required password.
Press Retype password and key in the password again.
Press Next.

6. Select your security question

Press Recovery email address and key in the required e-mail address.
Press Choose a security question.
Press the required question.
Press Answer and key in the required answer.
Press Next.

7. Accept the terms and conditions

Press Not now.
Press I accept.

8. Enter the security text

Press the field.
Key in the letters displayed.
Press Next.
Follow the instructions on the display to finish the setup of your Google account.

9. Return to the Home screen

Press the Home key to end the session and return to the Home screen.