Setup a Google Account on Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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The Android operating system is developed by Google, and that's why some of its useful features, like the Play Store, require you sign in through your Google account.

The first time you used your Galaxy Note3, you were asked to sign the device into your Google account. If you signed in during that time, your device already has a Google account assigned to it. If you did not sign in during that time, you need to sign your Note3 in to a Google account to maximize your device's utilization. We also have an article that discusses this. Setup Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for First-Time Use.

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===Create A Google Account And Set It Up On Your Samsung Galaxy Note3=== 

The Advantages To Assigning Your Google Account To Your Samsung Galaxy Note3

Whether you want to download an application for your device, or your device was stolen and you need to protect your important data on it, signing into your Google account on your device will allow you to enjoy the following benefits:

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  • Password recovery in case of forgotten lock codes and password.
  • Access to Google's applications and features.
  • Backup data on your device.
  • Restore data on your device.

Create A Google Account

If you don't have a Google account yet, you can create one on your Note3 and set it up to your device by following the procedures below:

  1. 1
    Get to your Note3's "Home Screen".
    Press on the Back key for a few times until it takes you to the Home screen. Alternatively, you can also press the Home key once to get on the same location.
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  2. 2
    Touch on the "Menu Key".
    The Menu-key is the lower-left soft key on your phone. This key will allow you to see available menu.
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  3. 3
    Touch the "Settings Options".
    Tapping on the Settings will allow you to view the available Settings for your device.
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  4. 4
    Touch the "General" tab.
    From Settings, tap on the fourth tab to open the general options for your Note 3.
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  5. 5
    Under the General tab, touch on the "Accounts" option.
    From Settings, tap on the fourth tab to open the general options for your Note 3.
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  6. 6
    On the Accounts page, tap on "Add Account"
    From the Accounts page, tap on the third option to add an account to your device.
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  7. 7
    On the Add Account page, tap on "Google".
    From the Add account page, tap on Google.
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  8. 8
    On the Add a Google Account page, tap on "New".
    The "Add a Google Account" page will now show. Tap on the "New" button to create your Google account using your Note 3.
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  9. 9
    Enter your first and last names and tap on the "Next" button.
    In the "Your Name" page, enter your name and family name on the appropriate tabs. Tap on the Next button to proceed.
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  10. 10
    Enter your unique Google username and tap on the "Next" button.
    In this page, you will be asked to choose your username. Choose a unique username and tap on the Next button to proceed.
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  11. 11
    Enter your desired password and tap on the "Next" button.
    This page will ask you to enter a password for your account. Enter and verify your password by typing it again, and tap on the Next button to proceed.
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  12. 12
    Decide if you want to set-up recovery options.
    For this now, tap on "Not Now".
    Optional - You can choose to "Join Google+" or proceed with the next page by tapping on the "Not now" button.
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  13. 13
    Decide if you want to join Google+.
    For this now, tap on "Not Now".
    Put a check mark on the Communication services box if you want to be updated with news and offers from Google Play. This is an optional feature so leave it unchecked if you do not want to receive updates. Tap on the Next button to proceed.
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  14. 14
    Decide if you want to keep updated with news and offers from Google; tap on the Next button.
    Make sure to read and understand Google's Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, Chrome's Terms of Service, Privacy Notice, and Google Play's Terms of Service.
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  15. 15
    Read Google's "Terms of Use".
    Make sure to read and understand Google's Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, Chrome's Terms of Service, Privacy Notice, and Google Play's Terms of Service.
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  16. 16
    Tap on the "I accept" button if you agree to Google's terms.
    Tap on the "I accept" button after reading, understanding, and agreeing to the terms.
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  17. 17
    Enter the captcha characters and tap on the "Next" button.
    Authenticate your sign-up. Enter the correct captcha characters to prove that your registration is not an automated one.
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  18. 18
    Decide if you want to set up a credit card.
    For this now, tap on "Not Now".
    This page will allow you to set up a credit card for your device for purchases with Google Play. Tap on the "Set up credit card" button to set up one; or tap on the "Not now" button to precede to the next page. For this article, tap on the "Not Now" button.
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  19. 19
    Choose the items you want to sync to your Samsung Galaxy Note3.
    Your sign-in is now successful, you can choose what data from your Google account that will be synced into your device.
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  20. 20
    You have successfully created and setup a Google account to your Galaxy Note3.
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How To Setup (Sign In) A Google Account To Your Galaxy Note3

A Google account is needed for you to complete the steps below. If you don't have one yet, you need to do that first. Instructions above. Follow the procedures below to set up your Google account to your Note3:

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  1. 1
    Go to your Note3's "Home screen".
    Press on the Back key for a few times until it takes you to the Home screen. Alternatively, you can also press the Home key once to get on the same location.
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  2. 2
    Touch on the "Menu Key".
    The Menu-key is the lower-left soft key on your phone. This key will allow you to see available menu.
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  3. 3
    Touch the "Settings Options".
    Tapping on the Settings will allow you to view the available Settings for your device.
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  4. 4
    Touch the "General" tab.
    From Settings, tap on the fourth tab to open the general options for your Note 3.
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  5. 5
    Under General Tab, touch on the "Accounts" option.
    From Settings, tap on the fourth tab to open the general options for your Note 3.
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  6. 6
    On the Accounts page, tap on "Add Account"
    From the Accounts page, tap on the third option to add an account to your device.
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  7. 7
    On the Add account page, tap on "Google".
    From the Add account page, tap on Google.
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  8. 8
    On the Add a Google Account page, tap on "Existing".
    The "Add a Google Account" page will now show. Tap on the "Existing" button to add your Google account to your Note 3. If you do not have a Google account yet, make one by following the procedures on the next section.
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  9. 9
    Enter your "Gmail Account Details".
    On the Sign in page, enter your Google username and password.
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  10. 10
    Touch on the "Next" button.
    After entering the correct login details, tap on the Next button.
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  11. 11
    Read Google's "Terms of Use".
    Make sure to read and understand Google's Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, Chrome's Terms of Service, Privacy Notice, and Google Play's Terms of Service.
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  12. 12
    Touch the "OK" button if you agree to Google's terms.
    Tap on the OK button if you have read, understood, and agree to the terms of services.
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  13. 13
    Decide if you want to be updated with news and offers from Google.
    Tap on the "Next" button to proceed to the next page.
    Put a check mark on the Communication services box if you want to be updated with news and offers from Google Play. This is an optional feature so leave it unchecked if you do not want to receive updates. Tap on the Next button to proceed.
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  14. 14
    Decide if you want to set up a credit card.
    For now, tap on "Not Now".
    This page will allow you to set up a credit card for your device for purchases with Google Play. Tap on the "Set up credit card" button to set up one; or tap on the "Not now" button to proceed to the next page. For this article, tap on the "Not now" button.
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  15. 15
    Choose what items you want to sync to your Samsung Galaxy Note3.
    Your sign-in is now successful, you can choose what data from your Google account that will be synced into your device.
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  16. 16
    You have successfully setup a Google account to your Galaxy Note3.
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