How to add or remove an account on Google Pixel 3 XL

Learning how to add an account is one of the important first steps that you must do when setting up your Google Pixel 3 XL. Whether you’re setting up your device the first time or adding a second account, this post should help.

How to add an account on Google Pixel 3 XL

Adding an account on your Pixel 3 XL is easy. By default, adding an account automatically syncs other information to your phone like Calendars, Messages, Events, etc. Follow the steps below to learn how to add an account.

  1. Open Settings app.
  2. Tap Accounts.
  3. At the bottom, tap Add account.
  4. Tap the type of account you want to add. For instance, if you want to add a Google account, tap Google. If you want to add an email, you can either use Personal (IMAP) or Personal (POP3).
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  6. If you’re adding accounts, you may need to enter your phone’s pattern, PIN, or password for security.

How to remove an account on Google Pixel 3 XL

Removing an account is the direct opposite of what you want to do above. Deleting an account from your Pixel 3 XL won’t necessarily erase that account from the internet or deactivate a particular service. By removing an account from your Pixel 3 device means erasing it from internal storage. The said account should still be accessible using other devices.

  1. Open Settings app.
  2. Tap Accounts.
  3. Tap the account you want to remove.
  4. Tap Remove account.
  5. If this is the only Google Account on the phone, you’ll need to enter your phone’s pattern, PIN, or password for security.