Add or remove accounts on Android devices

    Learn how to add or remove accounts, such as Gmail, Exchange, or Facebook, on Android devices.

     

    Add an account

    1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Scroll down to Accounts, and tap + Add account.
    4. Select the type of account to add.
    5. Follow the on-screen instructions to configure your account.
    6. When complete, the account is added to the list in the Accounts section and data will begin synchronizing to your device.

     

     

    Remove an account

    1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Scroll down to Accounts.
    4. Tap the name of the account you wish to delete.
    5. Tap Remove account.

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

    6. Confirm that you want to remove the account, or tap Cancel if you selected the wrong account.