Samsung Galaxy S8+

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Activating Google account on your phone

A Google account gives you access to Gmail, Google Play and Google+ on your phone. Before you can activate a Google account on your phone you need to set up your phone for internet.

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
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Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Press the settings icon.
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Press the settings icon.

Press Cloud and accounts.
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Press Cloud and accounts.

Press Accounts.
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Press Accounts.

Press Add account.
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Press Add account.

Press Google.
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Press Google.

If you don't have a Google account, press Or create a new account and follow the instructions on the screen to create an account.
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If you don't have a Google account, press Or create a new account and follow the instructions on the screen to create an account.

Press Email or phone and key in the username for your Google account.
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Press Email or phone and key in the username for your Google account.

Press NEXT.
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Press NEXT.

Press Password and key in the password for your Google account.
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Press Password and key in the password for your Google account.

Press NEXT.
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Press NEXT.

Press ACCEPT and follow the instructions on the screen to select settings for your Google account.
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Press ACCEPT and follow the instructions on the screen to select settings for your Google account.

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
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Press the Home key to return to the home screen.