How to add or remove Google account on Galaxy S7 Edge

As a Galaxy S7 Edge user, knowing how to add or remove a Google account can come handy in some select situations. For example, when troubleshooting, you may need to wipe the phone with a factory reset. To prevent encountering problems with Factory Reset Protection or Google account verification, which can potentially lock you out from the device, you should try removing your Google account first. Afterwards, you can add the same account to secure your phone again. This short tutorial will show you how to add and remove a Google account.

How to add Google account on Galaxy S7 Edge

  1. Open Settings app.
  2. Tap Cloud and accounts.
  3. Tap Accounts.
  4. At the bottom, tap Add account.
  5. Tap the type of account you want to add. For instance, if you want to add a Google account, tap Google.
  6. Enter your screen unlock option such as PIN, Pattern, Password, or Fingerprint.
  7. Enter your email address.
  8. Once done, hit next.
  9. Enter your password.
  10. Hit Next.
  11. Hit agree to confirm.

How to remove Google account on Galaxy S7 Edge

  1. Open Settings app.
  2. Tap Cloud and accounts.
  3. Tap Accounts.
  4. Select the account you want to remove.
  5. Tap REMOVE ACCOUNT.
  6. Tap REMOVE ACCOUNT to confirm.