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My Samsung® Galaxy S® III by Steve Schwartz

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Gmail and Your Phone

Your phone runs on Android, the Google operating system. To use and connect to any Google service (such as Google Play, the source for Android apps that run on your phone), you must have a Gmail account, Google’s free email service. If you don’t have an account, you should create one now. The final step is letting your phone know your Gmail account username and password, enabling it to access Google services.

Do It the Easy Way

Although you can create a Gmail account using your phone, a lot of typing is required. It’s easier to use your computer’s web browser (as described next).

Creating a Gmail Account

1. On your PC or Mac, launch your web browser: Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, or Chrome, for example. Type www.gmail.com ...

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