Create a Samsung Account on Samsung Galaxy S5

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Setup the Account

Welcome to VisiHow. Today we are going to show you how to setup a Samsung account on your Samsung phone.

Steps

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    To get started, you need to press the Power button, which is on the right hand side of your phone
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    To open the Lock Screen, you need to swipe, enter your Pattern, Pin, or any other method you use
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    Once you are on the Home Screen, you can tap on the Apps icon, which is at the bottom right hand side
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    This will open up the application folder, where we need to find the Galaxy Apps icon (looks like a shopping bag)
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    Keeping in mind we have never set up a Samsung Account to this phone before, tap on the Galaxy Apps icon one time.
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    The Galaxy Application store will be opened, where you are able to choose from a wide range of applications
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    For demonstration, we will choose the Flashlight application.
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    Tap on the Install button, to start installing the Flashlight Application
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    This will prompt you to create a Samsung Account
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    Also an update is required to access Samsung services
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    Tap OK below to download the update.
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    It is now downloading the update
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    When the update is complete, tap on Install
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    There will be a request for existing users to Sign in, but since you are not, tap on - I Am a New User
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    Now you will have the option to Sign in, Create account, or Sign up with Google ID
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    I am going to recommend that you Sign up with Google ID, because that is the easiest way to do this
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    You will see that your G mail is already there, and that you need to enter a password and reconfirm it, and to fill in some required information
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    Or, you can go back and simply select Create Account
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    It is the same thing
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    You can use your Facebook info or you can enter your email, password, as discussed previously.
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    In this demonstration case, we will tap on Use your Facebook Info
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    This should automatically connect to your Facebook account
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    You need to enter your email address and password, and simply tap on the Log in, and it will connect automatically
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    We will hit the back button to try another option.
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    Let's choose the other option which is, Sign up with Google ID
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    Type your password and tap on, Select Date of Birth option
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    Press OK
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    When everything's been filled in, tap on Sign Up
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    Once you have Signed Up, Terms and conditions will appear
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    You need to accept by checking the boxes in order to be able to use the Samsung account, then tap on Agree
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    Tap on Confirm
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    Now you are ready to download and install our applications
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    All that's left is to tap on Accept and Download button.
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    Now your Samsung Account has been setup
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    You will be able to use a wide range of features, which are available to you on other tutorials on VisiHow. These include our tutorial on how to use S Health, how to check your heart bit, how to back up your phone, and many other useful articles. Thank you for using VisiHow. We look forward to providing you with additional help and useful services in the future. Just leave your comments or questions below, and we will make sure to answer them for you.
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Video: Create a Samsung Account on Samsung Galaxy S5 Setup the Account

Make a Samsung Account on your Galaxy S5

Some applications on your phone require you to log in using your Samsung AccountBackup Data on Samsung Galaxy S5 can also be done using your Samsung account. Samsung Hub, S Translator and downloads through Samsung Apps ask you to have a Samsung account.

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To create your own Samsung account and enjoy the integrated features on your device, follow these procedures:

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    Go to Samsung Galaxy S5's Home screen by tapping on the Back key (lower-right soft button) a few times until you get to the Home screen
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    You can also press the Home button once (lower-middle button) to get to the Home screen.
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    From the Home screen, tap on the Apps icon to view all the visible applications installed on your phone.
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    From the list of applications, look for Settings and tap on it to open Settings.
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    From Settings, scroll your way down to the User and Backup tab.
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    From User and Backup tab, tap on Accounts option.
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    You will now be taken to the Account page where you can see the list of you accounts
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    From the accounts page, tap on "Add Account" to add a new account to your phone.
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    You will now be taken to the Add Account page where list of accounts that can be added to your phone are listed
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    From the Add account page, tap on "Samsung Account" to add a Samsung account on your phone.
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    You will be taken to the Samsung account page where you can login to your Samsung account
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    Since you will be creating a new account, tap on "Create a new account" button on the lower-middle part of the screen.
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    You will be asked for your details
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    Enter the requested data and tap on the Sign Up button located on the lower-right part of the screen to get to the next step.
    • You can opt to use your Facebook data by tapping on "Use your Facebook info.
    • You must enter a highly-secured password. It should not contain the same characters four times in a row, must not be part of your registered email address, should be between 6 and 15 characters, and should include alphanumeric keys (letters and numbers).
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    You will be taken to the Terms and conditions page
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    Read and understand the terms of use, privacy police and data combination information.
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    Tap on the checkboxes for Special Terms, Privacy Policy and Data combination, if you agree with the terms
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    Tap on Agree button to get to the next page.
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    Your account creation is now partially completed
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    You need to verify your account by clicking on the link sent by Samsung to the email address you used to register.
    • If you cannot find the email after an hour, tap on "Resend the Verification Email - to get a new mail.
    • You may also check your Spam and Bulk folders in your email, to see if the message was directed to those folders.
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    Tap on "Verify account" button on the lower-middle part of the screen to proceed to the next page.
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    You have successfully created your own Samsung Account using your Galaxy S5
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    You will be prompted with a message and you can now enjoy all the benefits of having a Samsung account, tap on the "Confirm" button to exit the wizard.
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