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Setting up Glass

To get up and running quickly with your new Glass, all you need is to sign in to your Google Account and connect to the Internet.

You’ll need the MyGlass app or a browser on your desktop computer.

On Glass

Put Glass on, making sure it fits and the display is just above your eye. If this is your first time wearing Glass, follow these fitting tips until you are comfortable.

Turn on Glass using the power button. You'll see the Glass logo as it loads up. Now you'll be treated to a brief tutorial showing you the basics of how to use Glass. From there, you'll be asked to connect Glass with your phone.

From the MyGlass for Android app

When prompted from the Glass setup tutorial, choose Android from the Glass tutorial. The MyGlass app for Android allows you to set up your contacts and add features through third-party Glassware. You also get to share a few of the phone’s extra perks like turn-by-turn directions, SMS messaging, and screencast your Glass display to your phone.

  1. Install the MyGlass Android app.
  2. Read and accept the Terms and Conditions
  3. You'll be shown a video and then asked to pair your phone.

Follow the steps and you're ready to explore your Glass.

After Glass is connected, use MyGlass to add contacts, turn on Glassware, and find out more about your new Glass.

From the MyGlass for iOS app

When prompted from the Glass setup tutorial, choose iPhone from the Glass tutorial. The MyGlass app for iPhone allows you to set up your contacts and add features through third-party Glassware. You also get some extra perks like turn-by-turn directions and screencast your Glass display to your phone.

  1. Install the MyGlass for iOS app.
  2. Read and accept the Terms and Conditions
  3. You'll be shown a video and then asked to pair your phone.
  4. If you have personal hotspot, follow the steps in the video to turn it on. If you don't have personal hotspot enabled, you can still get data via Wifi. Enter the Wifi network credentials when prompted.

After Glass is connected, use MyGlass to add contacts, turn on Glassware, and find out more about your new Glass.

From a computer with a browser

  1. Visit google.com/myglass from a browser and sign in with the Google Account you wish to use through Glass.
  2. Read and accept the Terms and Conditions.
  3. Enter the Wi-Fi network and password
  4. Click Show QR code

Next, you'll see a black and white square QR code in your browser. Point Glass at the QR code. Tap to confirm and then align the square brackets so it fits the corners of the QR code. Your account and Wi-Fi network information should now be set up. Next, set up your data connection with your phone.