How to Change an Account on Android
How to change your Google account on Android
One account can be used on different devices. This is useful if you want to configure data synchronization. If several people use the Android device, or you just want to change your account to a new one, then we will tell you how to do it.
How to add an account
You can link an existing Gmail account to the device or create a new one. Procedure:
. Open menu "Settings"
on the phone.
. Scroll to the section "Personal data"
and select here Accounts
. A list of accounts associated with the device appears. Click "Add account"
. From the list of suggested options, select Google
. A window will appear where you need to enter data to log into an existing Google account. Enter your Gmail number or email address and click "Further"
: if you do not have a Google account, then in the lower left corner click “Create an account”, and then enter all the necessary information for registration (name, surname), come up with a username and password.
. After that, enter the password for the account and click "Further"
, to complete authorization. If you can’t remember him, then click on the blue inscription "Forgot your password?"
, to request a recovery email.
. In some cases, verification may be required. Choose the appropriate method of receiving a verification code (via SMS-code, confirmation via a backup phone number, via e-mail address).
. Enter the received code and click "Further"
. Add an additional number if necessary, or click "Skip"
After that, you can use the newly added account. Please note that the device will continue to synchronize data with the first account. If you do not want this to happen, then the "extra" Google Play account must be deleted or disabled.
How to change account
If you have several accounts connected to your phone, you can switch between them, choose where to store backups, and change other parameters. How to change account on android:
. Run the application menu "Settings"
. In chapter "Personal data"
find and select “Recovery and reset”
. Click on the line “Account for reservation”
. A list of Google accounts connected to the device appears. Select the one you want to change the account on your phone.
. Return to section "Personal data"
and click on the line here Accounts
. Select Google
, to open and view a list of connected accounts.
. In the upper right corner, click on the button "Show more"
(as three dots) and select “Cancel Sync”
, to set up backup manually. After that, click on the desired one if you want to change the account.
. A page with detailed information opens. Set all the necessary parameters for data synchronization. If you use multiple accounts, then for different accounts you can enable or disable the backup of certain types of data (for example, contacts or calendar).
. If you want to completely delete a previously connected account from the device, then click on the icon "Show more"
(in the upper right corner) and then select "Delete account"
. A warning appears on the screen. Click again “Delete account
”, After which contacts and other data will be deleted from the device.
Now you know how to change your google account to android. You can delete or add another account at any time. After that, do not forget to set up synchronization and privacy settings if you plan to access data on another device (for example, a tablet or PC).
How to change your Google account on Android
Change Google Account on Android 5.0
In order to change the Google account on a smartphone with Android 7.0, you need to go to the settings and open the “Accounts” section there, which is located in the “Personal data” settings block.
As a result, you will fall into the list of services whose accounts are used on this Android smartphone. Here you need to find Google and go to it.
This will open a page with information about the Google accounts you are signed in to. In most cases, there is only one account here, open it in order to continue.
Next, the synchronization settings for this Google account will open. In order to change this Google account to another, you must first delete it. To do this, click on the button with three dots in the upper right corner of the screen.
And in the window that opens, select the “Delete account” item.
Next, you need to confirm your actions and wait for the system to delete your current Google account.
Now you can proceed directly to the change of your Google account. To do this, return to the Android settings main page and again go to the “Accounts” section. Now here you need to click on the "Add Account" button, select "Google" in the list of services and follow the instructions that will appear
Change Google Account on Android 8.0
On smartphones with Android 8.0, changing your Google account is a little easier. First you need to open the Android settings and go to the "Users and Accounts" section.
After that, you will see a list of all accounts on your Android smartphone. Here you need to select the Google account you want to change.
After opening the desired account, click on the "Delete account" button.
And confirm the deletion of the selected account.
After that, you can change your Google account to a new one. To do this, return to the main settings page of Android, go to the "Users and Accounts" section, click on the "Add Account" button, select the Google Account and follow the instructions that appear on the screen.
This completes the change of the Google account on Android 8.0, the old account is deleted, the new one is added, you can use the smartphone further.