Add or remove accounts (Gmail / Exchange / Facebook) on Android

Help & How to

To add or remove accounts (Gmail, Exchange, Facebook), follow these steps:

 

Adding an account

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to Accounts & Sync, and tap it if possible.
  4. Tap Add account.
  5. Select the type of account to add. The available options vary by device, but the most common are Microsoft Exchange, Facebook, and Google.

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  6. Follow the on-screen instructions to configure your account. Depending on the account type, you may be asked to select what kind of data so sync to your device.
  7. When complete, the account is added to the list in the Accounts & sync section and data begins synchronizing to your device.

 

 

Removing an account

 

Notes:

  • To remove the primary Gmail account, you must perform a master reset.
  • To remove some accounts added with third party applications, you must remove the application instead.

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to Accounts & Sync, and tap it if possible.
  4. Tap the name of the account you wish to delete.
  5. Tap Remove account.
    Note: If you don't see the option, press Menu first.
  6. Confirm that you want to remove the account, or touch Cancel if you selected the wrong account.