How to Add Google Account on Android Phone and Tablet?

Author:Jake | TIME:October 08,2017

It is exciting to have a new Android device, no matter whether it is a smartphone or tablet. Once you get the device in hand, you must can’t wait to experience this brand new gadget. Before you can use it, you will need to set it up. Setting up a new device takes time if you want to make it perfect. You will need to set up the language, date and time, display, ringtone, etc. And you will need to download and install various applications, among which browser is a necessary one.


While setting up, you will also be prompted a pop-up notification asking you to set up your Google Account. This is very important, so you should follow the onscreen instruction to add Google account to Android device instead of shutting it down. Why? If you recall your experience of using a mobile device, you must have been required to sign in Google account for different tasks. For example:

# You need to sign in your Google account to read emails sent to your Gmail.

# You need to sign in your Google account to sync contacts and calendar to your Android device.


If you don’t have a Google account, you are suggested to sign up a new Google account first. If you already have a Google account, you can skip this and you can directly add a Google account to your new Android phone. 

How to Add A Google Account on Android Device?

Step 1: On your Android phone, open "Settings" > "Account" > "Add Account". 

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Step 2: And in the account list, tap “Google”. If you still haven’t signed up for a Google account, tap “New” to create a new account. If you have a Google account, tap "Existing".

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Step 3: Google should begin to analyze your device to collect information. And then you can sign in with your Google account and the password. 

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Step 4: Tap "OK" and agree to the Google Terms of Service. And you’ve added the Google account to your Android phone.

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If you want to multiple Google accounts to your Android phone, you can repeat above steps. And you can switch between the accounts with great ease. You can then sync your contacts with Gmail so you don’t need to worry about losing them.



Useful Tips: Backup Android Data to Computer

Just as mentioned above, there is a chance to lose contacts and other data on the Android phone. Therefore, it is necessary to backup Android data. cFone Android Data Transfer can help you backup data by transferring them from your Android phone to the computer. And here is how to backup Android data to PC.

Step 1. Connect Android to Computer

After you download and install cFone Android Data Transfer on your computer, launch the program and connect your Android device to the computer via USB cable. And you will need to enable USB debugging then. Once connected, click "Back Up Your Phone" in the primary window.

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Step 2. Choose the File Type

The file types that you can backup to your computer are displayed in the middle of the window. Now check the file type(s) you want to backup to the computer.

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Step 3: Backup Android Data to PC

After you select the file type, click the "Start Transfer" button to start to transfer data from Android to PC. It takes a few minutes depending on the quantity of your files. 

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