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Add a Google account on my Android TV

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Before You Start

  • Make sure to connect your Android TV™ device to the internet.
  • Prepare a Google™ account that has a registered email address and password. If you don't have one, create a Google account.
    • You can only use one Google account at a time for TVs with Android™ 6.0 Marshmallow operating system (OS) or earlier.
    • You can register more than one Google account at a time for TVs with Android 7.0 Nougat OS or later.
  • The Settings display on your TV differs depending on the OS versions.
  • If you want to log into a different Google account, remove the account and add the new one.

Add a Google Account

The steps vary depending on the OS version of your TV. Follow the steps accordingly.

  • Android 8.0 Oreo™ OS
    1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. Select theGear iconicon.
    3. Under the Accounts category, select Add account.
    4. Enter your email address and select NEXT.

      • Use the navigation buttons to use the on-screen keyboard and press the center button to select.

        Enter button

    5. Enter your password and select NEXT.

      • If you've successfully logged in, the email address you used will appear next to the Google icon.

        Registered Google Account

  • Android 7.0 Nougat OS or earlier
    1. Press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Under the Accounts category, select Add account.
    4. On the Choose account type screen, select Google.

    5. Select Use your password.

    6.  Enter your email address and select NEXT.

      • Use the navigation buttons to use the on-screen keyboard and press the center button to select.
    7. Enter your password and select NEXT.

      • The Signing in and Success screen will appear and the account is added.

      • The login is successful when the email address you used appears next to the Google icon.

        Google account registered

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