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Show Me How

Initial Sign In and First Use
  1. To view and enable the device accessibility options, tap Accessibility.

    When finished, tap Next.

    Note: The Hands Free Activation process will begin automatically during setup, if prompted tap OK.

  2. Scroll to the preferred device language, then tap Next.

  3. Tap Next.

  4. To connect to a Wi-Fi network, tap the network name, enter the password if required, and tap Connect.

    When finished, tap Next.

    To continue without connecting to a Wi-Fi network, tap Skip.

    Note: If the device was reset with Device Protection enabled, a Wi-Fi connection may be required to continue and complete the Google account authentication.

  5. A Google account is required to access a variety of Google services or to purchase and download content from the Play Store.

    To create a new Google account, tap Or create a new account.

    To log in to an existing Google account, enter the email address, then tap NEXT.

    Note: Adding a Google account will automatically enable Device Protection. Device Protection uses your Google account to prevent others from activating your device if it's ever lost or stolen.

    If a reset was performed and Device Protection was set up, entering the Google account credentials and Accepting the Google Terms of Service and Privacy Policy will be required.

  6. Enter the account Password, then tap NEXT.

  7. Read the Google Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, then tap ACCEPT to continue.

  8. To protect your phone's data, tap Set screen lock now and follow the prompts to set up a Pattern, PIN or Password.

    Otherwise, tap Next.

    Note: You will be required to enter your Screen lock Pattern, PIN or Password prior to starting a factory reset of the device.

  9. Read the warning message and tap Skip Anyway.

  10. Read the Google services message and tap to select the preferred options.

    When finished, tap NEXT.

  11. Read the Terms and Conditions.

    Scroll to and tap Agree, then scroll to the bottom and tap Next.

  12. Tap Begin.

  13. Tap GOT IT.

  14. The device is now set up and ready for use.