Creating a Google Account

You don’t need to use Gmail as your main email provider on your account, but you do need a Google account in order to access certain features, such as Google Play.

1. Press the Home key.
2. Then tap the Menu icon -> System settings -> tap Accounts & sync.
3. Select ADD ACCOUNT -> choose Google.
4. Then tap Now.
5. In the designated fields, enter your first and last name and then tap Next.
6. Enter your desired email address and tap Next.
7. You’ll then need to enter and reconfirm your password. Do that and select Next.
8. Select your desired secret question and answer, you should also enter a secondary email address that you can use in case you forget your password -> tap Next.
9. Select whether you’d like to join Google+.
10. After reading the Terms of Service, tap Accept if you agree.
11. You’ll then be required to enter some characters, do that and tap Next.
12. At this point you can select to enter your credit card number. If you want to purchase applications from Google Play you can enter the credit card information now or at a later time.
13. Then select whether you’d like to have a PIN created for Google Play.
14. Finally, check out the syncing options, make the desired settings and tap Next.
15. Congrats! Your Google account has been successfully created!

Signing In to Your Google Account

Now that you have a Google account created, follow the next steps to sign in to it.

1. Press the Home key and tap the Menu icon.
2. Then select System settings -> tap Accounts & sync.
3. Select ADD ACCOUNT -> tap Google -> choose Existing.
4. In the designated fields, enter your Gmail address and password -> select Sign in.
5. Select whether you want to join Google + or not.
6. You may be requested to set a PIN code for Google Play -> make the desired choice.
7. Finally, select the syncing options. Itís recommended selecting to sync your Contacts, as in case your smartphone experiences some kind of a failure and you need to perform a hard reset, your contacts would be backed up to your Google account.

Adding an Account


You can add more accounts to your Kyocera Event.

1. Press the Home key and select the Menu icon.
2. Then tap System settings -> select Accounts & sync – tap ADD ACCOUNT.
3. Now select the account type, Corporate, Google, etc.
4. Then simply follow the on-screen instructions to add the new account.

Syncing Settings

You can choose to let apps sync data in the background, even if you’re not actively using them.

1. Press the Home key and select the Menu icon.
2. Then tap System settings -> Accounts & sync. If you see an ON button at the top right corner of the screen it means that your accounts will automatically synchronize. Tap the account that you’d like to sync.
3. Then select the type of data that you want to be synced automatically.
Note: In case you don’t want your Google account to be synched automatically, turn the ON switch located at the top right corner of the screen to OFF.


See More: Kyocera Event: Synchronizing, Creating and Signing In to Your Google Account