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.

Add a Google Account

  1. Open your device's main Settings menu.
  2. Under "Accounts," touch Add account > Google Google.
  3. Follow the instructions to add your account.

Tip: To help prevent accidental or unauthorized purchases, use password protection on your device.

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