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Create a Google Account

If you do not already have a Google Account, you can create one online or using your phone.

Note: You can also create and sign into your Google/Gmail account through your phone’s Setup application.

Note: Although you need a Gmail account to use certain features of your phone, such as Google Play, you do not need to use Gmail as the default account for your phone.

Create a Google Account Online

  1. From a computer, launch a Web browser and navigate to
  2. On the main page, click Sign-in > Create account.
  3. Follow the prompts to create your free account.
  4. Look for an email from Google in the email box you provided, and respond to the email to confirm and activate your new account.

Create a Google Account Using Your Phone

  1. From home, tap Apps apps icon > Settings settings app icon > Accounts cloud and accounts settings icon > Accounts > Add account.
  2. Tap Google, and then tap Or create a new account.

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  3. Follow the prompts to set up your account. Tap Next to proceed between steps, which may include:
  • Enter your First name and Last name.
  • Enter your birthday and gender.
  • Enter a desired Username.
  • Enter and confirm a password.
  • Add a phone number.
  • Read the privacy policy and terms. Tap I agree to continue.
  • View your Google Account credentials.
  • Select Google services.
  • Set up payment info.
  • You are signed in to your Google Account, and your phone will synchronize selected items with your new account.