Article ID : 00129128 / Last Modified : 07/06/2019

How to set (add) a Google account

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    Follow the steps below to set (add) a Google account on an Android TV.


    For Android 8.0 (Oreo) ™

    NOTE: The display screen may differ depending on the device or OS version. The following is just an example.

    1. Using the TV remote control, press the HOME button.

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    2. Select  Settings.
    3. Select Add account in the Accounts categories.

       
    4. Enter the Email address and select NEXT.


      NOTE: Use the Navi buttons to use the on-screen keyboard and press the center button to select.
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    5. Enter the Password and select NEXT.

       
    6. After you have successfully logged in, the Google icon with the mark G will be displayed together with the email address used to log in.


      NOTE: You can delete your account, sync your account, or sync your apps by selecting the Google icon displayed.

     


    For Android 7.0 (Nougat) or earlier

    NOTE: The display screen may differ depending on the device or OS version. The following is just an example.

    1. Using the TV remote control, press the HOME button.

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    2. Select Settings.
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    3. Select Add account in the Personal or Accounts categories.

       
    4. Once the screen with account type options is displayed, select Google.
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    5. Select Use your password or Sign in.

       
    6. Enter the Email address and select NEXT.
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      NOTE: Use the Navi buttons to use the on-screen keyboard and press the center button to select.
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    7. Enter the Password and select NEXT.
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    8. After Signing in.. displays on the screen, if Success appears, the setting procedure is completed.
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      After you have successfully logged in, the Google icon with the mark G will be displayed together with the email address used to log in.
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      NOTE: You can delete your account, sync your account (Android 7.0 Nougat only), or sync your apps by selecting the Google icon displayed.

     

    *Google, Android and Android TV are trademarks of Google LLC; Oreo is a trademark of Mondelez International, Inc. group.