Google Accounts on your Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge

Google Accounts on your Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge

How to create a new Google account:

  • From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings > Accounts.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  • Tap Add account.
  • Tap Google.
  • Tap Or Create A New Account.
  • Enter the appropriate name into the following fields then tap Next.
    – First name
    – Last name
  • From the Username field, enter the desired username then tap Next.
  • Enter then re-enter the preferred password then tap Next.
    Note The password must be at least 8 characters.
  • From the Add phone number screen, ensure the correct phone number is listed then tap Next.
  • From the pop-up, tap Verify.
  • Tap I Agree (located in the lower-right) to accept the terms and conditions.
  • From the Your Google Account screen, tap Next.
  • From the Google services screen, tap Keep me up to date… to enable or disable then tap Next.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
  • From the Set up payment info screen, select No thanks then tap Continue.
    Note Payment info can be completed later by navigating Apps > Play Store from a Home screen, tap a paid app, tap Continue then select a payment method.
  • From the Sync your account screen, tap the appropriate sync settings (e.g., Sync Contacts, etc.) to enable or disable then tap Next.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.

How to add an existing Google account:

  • From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings > Accounts.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  • Tap Add account.
  • Tap Google.
  • Enter the email address then tap Next.
  • Enter the email password then tap Next.
  • Review the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy then tap Accept (located in the lower-right).
    Note To review the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, tap the appropriate link and language then tap Close (at the bottom) when finished.
  • From the Google services screen, tap any of the following to enable or disable then tap Next:
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.

    • Back up your device’s apps, app data, settings, and Wi-Fi passwords using your Google Account
    • Keep me up to date with news and offers from Google Play
  • ┬áIf presented “Set up payment info”, tap No thanks then tap Continue (located in the lower-right).
    Note To set up payment info after adding a Google account:

    1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps > Play Store.
    2. Tap a paid app.
    3. Tap the price of the app.
    4. Tap Continue then select a payment method.