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Show Me How

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

    When finished, or to skip accessibility settings, tap NEXT.

  2. Tap to select the device language, then tap NEXT.

  3. To connect your device to a Wi-Fi network, ensure Use Wi-Fi is ON and tap your Wi-Fi network name. Enter any password, then tap CONNECT

    When finished, tap NEXT.

    Note: To skip this step, tap SKIP, then tap SKIP ANYWAY.

  4. The device will take some time to activate, and may restart.

    Once completed, tap NEXT.

  5. To restore apps and data from an existing backup, tap Keep your apps & data, then follow the prompts.

    Otherwise, tap Set up as new.

    Note: If a reset was performed with Device Protection enabled, you will be prompted to enter the previous Google account information.

  6. 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.

  7. Enter your Password, then tap NEXT.

  8. Review the Google Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, then tap ACCEPT.

    Note: If prompted to Allow Google to regularly check device activity, tap the preferred option.

  9. Read through and tap to enable the chosen Google services as needed, then tap NEXT.

  10. When prompted to Add your fingerprint, tap to select Set up fingerprint, then tap NEXT.

    Note: You can also set up fingerprint recognition at a later time by reviewing the tutorial Set up Fingerprint Recognition.

  11. Tap to select a backup screen lock type.

  12. Enter the Knock Code, Pattern, PIN or Password, then tap NEXT.

  13. Re-enter the Knock Code, Pattern, PIN or Password to confirm, then tap OK or Done.

  14. Follow the on-screen prompts to scan your fingerprint.

    To add more fingerprints, tap ADD MORE and follow the additional prompts.

    When finished, tap NEXT.

  15. Read over the EULA (End-User License Agreement).

    To continue, tap to select I agree, then tap DONE.

  16. Tap DONE.

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

    Note: If a carrier Default message appears, wait for it to install the content pack, then tap OK.

    If Customize the Home screen appears, review the message, tap NEXT, then tap DONE.