How To Add And Remove Samsung Account On Galaxy S20

In this guide, I will walk you through adding and removing Samsung accounts on the new Samsung Galaxy S20 device. If you’re new to the Android platform and need some input on how to get this done, then you can refer to this straightforward tutorial. Here’s how to add and remove Samsung account on Galaxy S20.

New devices like Samsung’s latest Galaxy flagship smartphones will let you create and set up different types of accounts for personal and business purposes. Among the accounts you can add aside from your personal email would include but not limited to a Samsung account, Exchange, Facebook, Firefox account, OneDrive, and Google. 

A Samsung account is one of the requisites to using Samsung products and services on a Samsung device. Hence, setting up a Samsung account is one of the first things to do upon acquiring a new Samsung smartphone or tablet. This can be done through the initial setup wizard or manual setup. Samsung accounts that are saved on the phone can also be modified and deleted, if necessary. 

Read on for more detailed instructions on the creating and removal of the Galaxy S20 Samsung account.

Easy Steps to Add and Remove Samsung Account on Galaxy S20

Time Needed : 10 minutes

The following steps will walk you through deleting an unused Samsung account from the Galaxy S20. Screenshots depicting each step are also provided to serve as visual representation in case you’re having trouble executing the given instructions. Start whenever you’re all set.

  1. Access the Apps screen to get started.

    The Apps screen houses various shortcut icons for installed apps and services on the phone.

    add and remove samsung account - view apps screen

  2. From the Apps screen, tap Settings.

    The Settings app will then launch, with a list of sub-items and main features to configure.

    add and remove samsung account - open settings

  3. Scroll down and tap Accounts and backup.

    This will open a new screen wherein you can access and manage accounts and system functions.

    add and remove samsung account - accounts and backup menu

  4. Tap Accounts to continue.

    The Accounts screen opens with a list of accounts set up on the device. 

    add and remove samsung account - accounts menu

  5. Next, tap the option to Add account.

    A list of supported account types to create will then be displayed.

    add and remove samsung account - add new account

  6. Select Samsung account to continue.

    The Sign In screen will show up next.

    add and remove samsung account - new samsung account

  7. Tap the button to Create Account if you still haven't created a Samsung account yet.
    Otherwise, tap Sign In to sign in to an existing Samsung account.

    If this is the first time you are setting up a Samsung account, you will be prompted to read and agree to the Terms and Conditions. To continue, simply tap Agree.

    add and remove samsung account - sign in or create new samsung account

  8. On the Create account screen, enter all the required information including email, password, first and last name into their provided text fields.

    A verification email will then be sent to your email account. Just click on the link sent to you via email to verify the email address that you want to register and use as a Samsung account.
    After verifying the email address, your Samsung Account will be set up on your Galaxy S20.

    add and remove samsung account - enter account information

  9. To remove an existing Samsung account from your Galaxy S20, you will need to enter the password for that account. Thus, make sure you have it ready.

    In the case where you forgot the password, you have to reset the password online first and then log in.

    After logging in, follow the subsequent instructions to remove the account from your phone.

    Go back to the main Settings menu then select Accounts and backup.

    You will be routed back to the screen where you can access and manage accounts and system functions.

    add and remove samsung account - remove account and backup

  10. Then, tap Accounts to continue.

    A list of existing accounts will be displayed.

    add and remove samsung account - remove account menu

  11. Tap to select the account that you want to remove.

    Doing so will open a new screen that contains more details of the selected account.

    add and remove samsung account - select account to remove

  12. Tap Personal info.

    A new screen with the email ID and profile details will load up.

    add and remove samsung account - select account to remove

  13. Tap the More options or quick Menu icon.

    This icon is represented by three vertical dots located on the upper-right side of the screen.

    add and remove samsung account - quick menu icon

  14. Then tap Remove account.

    On the next screen, you will be prompted to choose the account type that you'd like to remove.

    add and remove samsung account - remove account button

  15. Read and review the information then tap Remove at the bottom to continue.

    If prompted, enter your Samsung account password then tap Done to confirm removal of the account from your device.

    add and remove samsung account - confirm account removal

Tools
  • Android 10, One UI 2.0 and up
Materials
  • Galaxy S20
  • Galaxy S20 Plus

The selected account will then be deleted from the account directory of your phone.

You can repeat the same steps to add and set up a new Samsung account or other types of accounts on your Galaxy S20. Just follow the onscreen instructions until you get to the Accounts menu where you can select which account type you’d like to set up. After selecting the preferred account type, enter all the required information and follow the rest of the onscreen commands to successfully set up the new account on your device.

And that covers everything in this tutorial. Please keep posted for more comprehensive tutorials, tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your new Samsung Galaxy S20 smartphone. 

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