How to create a Samsung account

Last Update date : Apr 20. 2024

Samsung account allows you to access many Samsung features and services, such as Samsung Pay and Samsung Cloud. Learn how to sign up for a Samsung account using your Galaxy mobile device or Samsung's website through your PC.

Using your Samsung Galaxy mobile device to create a personal Samsung account allows you to complete the entire process on your phone, which will automatically sign you in and all apps will be available for your use.

Settings home page Settings home page

Step 1. Open Settings > Select Samsung account.

Samsung Account sign in screen Samsung Account sign in screen

Step 2. Select Forgot password or don’t have an account? > Select Create account.

Terms and conditions screen Terms and conditions screen

Step 3. Check terms and conditions, then tap Agree.

Create account screen Create account screen

Step 4. Enter requested information > Tap Create account.

2-step verification screen 2-step verification screen

Step 5. Enter your phone number > Tap Send > Enter verification code > Tap Verify.

Link to email inbox Link to email inbox

Step 6. Verify the email displayed is yours and tap Go to inbox > Follow the instructions in the email.

Using the Samsung website to create a personal account automatically signs you into your account online at the end of the process so you can see your dashboard which includes information about the data you have backed up to the cloud, security activity, and more.

Samsung account home page Samsung account home page

Step 1. Go to > Select Create an account.

Terms and conditions page Terms and conditions page

Step 2. Check terms and conditions, then tap Agree.

Create your account page Create your account page

Step 3. Enter the requested information > Tap Next.

Verify your account page Verify your account page

Step 4. Verify that the email address displayed is yours > Tap Go to inbox > Follow the instructions in the email > Enter the verification code > Tap Next.

Can I change the information on my account?

Yes, you can change the information on your profile, such as your name, date of birth, phone number, email address, and more by following the steps below.
PC: Go to > Login > Profile > Manage Samsung account or Edit personal information.

Mobile: Settings > Samsung account > Profile info.

Note: The minimum age to sign up for a Samsung account may vary by country/region.

Is there a minimum age policy when creating a new Samsung account?

Yes, but this can change depending on your location. Check the following list to learn about the minimum age policy.

Note: For all countries not listed below, 13 is the minimum age to manage your own Samsung account.

  • Minimum 13 years old: United States, Canada, Singapore, Portugal, Belgium, Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Brazil.
  • Minimum 14 years old: Korea, Spain, Ukraine, China, Britain, Gibraltar, Cyprus, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Italy, Austria, Russia, Georgia, Peru, Andorra, Chile, Venezuela.
  • Minimum 15 years old: Vietnam, Greece, Serbia, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Norway, Czech Republic, Australia, Japan, France.
  • Minimum 16 years old: Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, Ireland, Monaco, Croatia, Kosovo, Slovenia, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Sweden, Slovakia, Poland, Armenia, Aruba, Dutch Caribbean, Curaçao, Saint Martin, San Marino, Romania.
  • Minimum 18 years old: Mexico, Albania, Montenegro, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Zealand, South Africa, Nigeria, Senegal, Kenya, Ghana, Colombia.
  • Minimum 19 years old: Algeria.
  • Minimum 20 years old: Thailand.

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