Add an account on your device
To start downloading and buying items on the Google Play Store app, you need to add a Google Account on your device.
Your account can be your Gmail address or username on a Google-hosted domain. You can add more than one Google Account on your device.
Here's how to add a Google Account on your device:
- Open your device's main Settings menu.
- Under "Accounts", touch + Add account.
- Select Google .
- Choose Existing (if you want to add an account you already have) or New (if you want to create a new one).
- Follow the instructions to add your account.
Tip: To help prevent accidental or unauthorized purchases, use password protection on your account.
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