Creating a Samsung ID and Google ID for Samsung Tab 2 Configuration

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WSU faculty and students using Samsung Apps or Google Play Store on their Samsung Tab 2 tablet.

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Samsung IDs are required to download applications from the Samsung Apps store. Google IDs are required to download applications from the Google Play Store. This article describes the steps in creating free Samsung and Google IDs.

Creating a Samsung ID on Your Samsung Tab 2

A Samsung ID is needed to download any applications from the Samsung Apps store.

If you are creating a Samsung ID in configuring your Samsung Tab 2 device, it would be best to create it on your laptop. Refer to Creating a Samsung ID on Your Laptop below.

If you are creating a Samsung ID as part of the configuration of your Android device, refer to WSU Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 First Time Setup for instructions.

Creating a Samsung ID on Your Laptop

Creating a free Samsung ID on the Web is fast and simple. Go to the Samsung web site and fill out the form.

  • Select Sign Up from the top right of the page.
  • Enter your personal information into the form. Include your birthday, this will be used to help identify you in case you forget your password or your Samsung ID becomes disabled. Agree to the Terms and Conditions and click Continue.
  • You will receive an email at the address you selected as your Samsung ID. Check your email to verify that you received it and click the Verification Button to activate your account.

Creating a Google ID on Your Samsung Tab 2

You will need a Google account to access the applications in the Google Play Store. If you already have a Gmail account or use Google Docs or Google Drive, you already have a Google account. Access to your Google account is controlled by a Google ID and password, the same ID you use to create Gmails or access Google Docs or Google Drive.

If you are creating a Google ID to use prior to configuring your Samsung device, it would be best to create it on your laptop. Refer to Creating a Google ID on Your Laptop below.

If you are creating a Google ID as part of the configuration of your Samsung device, refer to for instructions.

Creating a Google ID on Your Laptop

Creating a Google ID on the Web is fast and simple. Go to the the Google Account web site and fill out the form.

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