Galaxy S9 - How do I add accounts to my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?

Last Update Date : May 10. 2018

Add accounts

In order to use certain features or apps, you need to sign into an account. For example, to sync your data to Samsung Cloud, you need a Samsung account. Or if you want to download that brand new app from Play Store, you need a Google account. See where we're going with this? Read on to learn how to add your accounts in a snap.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Add a Samsung Account

Note: The best way to bring out the full potential of your Galaxy Phone is to add a Samsung account so you can experience all of the exclusive features.

1 From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Swipe to and touch Cloud and accounts.
4 Touch Accounts.
5 Touch Add account.
6 Touch Samsung account.
Galaxy S9 - How do I add accounts to my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?
7 Touch SIGN IN.

Note: If you do not have an existing Samsung account, select "CREATE ACCOUNT" and then follow the on-screen prompts.

8 Enter your Samsung account info and then touch SIGN IN.
9 Review the terms and conditions. If you agree, select I agree to all and then touch AGREE.
10 Touch DONE.

Add a Google Account

Note: Can’t live without Google? To use Google Play Store and download apps from it, you need to add a Google account.

1 From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Swipe to and touch Cloud and accounts.
4 Touch Accounts.
5 Touch Add account.
6 Touch Google.
Galaxy S9 - How do I add accounts to my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?
7 The sign in screen will appear. To complete the process, enter your existing Google account login information and follow the on-screen instructions.

Note: You should not have to sign in again if you have already signed into your Google account during the initial setup.

Add an Email Account

1 From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Swipe to and touch Cloud and accounts.
4 Touch Accounts.
5 Touch Add account.
6 Touch Email.
Galaxy S9 - How do I add accounts to my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?
7 The sign in screen will appear. To complete the process, enter your email account login information and follow the on-screen instructions.

Note: Depending on your email provider, you may be required to manually give access to the app on your phone. If necessary, sign into your account via Internet, and then turn on the access to allow use of the app.

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