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One of the more useful features for Android is being able to back up everything to the cloud. With this feature you don’t need to worry about losing your phone because all your important data is always backed up to the cloud. Your email, contacts, even your pictures will all work as one (if you so choose). You wont have a hard time finding a YouTube video you favorited on a computer on your new Android and vice versa. It’s one of the more pleasing features about Android. 

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Before you can enjoy this wonderful Android feature, you need to set up a Google Account! It’s very easy and this how-to will guide you every step of the way.

There are two ways to set up your Google account.  You can either set up an account on your computer or right on your new ZTE Merit! Scroll down to whichever you way you want to set up your account. 


1. Enter accounts.google.com/signup in your address bar or click here to open the page that allows you to set up your Google account.

2. Enter your information and choose a username. If you are having trouble picking a user name, look at the tips below. Remember you don’t have to enter your phone number or a current email address if you don’t want to.

3. After you’ve filled in the form with all your info, click Next Step on the bottom of the page. You will be asked to verify your account. Enter your cell phone number and select text message or voice call. If you choose text you will get a text with your verification code. If you choose voice call you will get a call from an automated machine telling you your verification code as well. Enter your code in the box. 

That’s it! Your set! You can now sign into your Google account on your ZTE merit. 


1. When you first turn on your ZTE merit. You will be greeted by an Android! Click on the android to get started setting up your Google account! 

2. If you have already have a Google account, or set one up on the computer, you can sign in and your phone will be linked to your Google account! If not, click “Create Google account” towards the bottom of your screen.

Look at the tips below for creating a username that you will be able to remember and will not be embarrassed to share with your friends. Once you have created a user name and password, select create account! You should be ready to enjoy the Android experience to the fullest! 

Tips for a user name:

Remember a user name is how people will recognize you and it could be seen on your Google+ profile or Google Talk. Try to pick something simple.  Avoid using too many symbols or current language. A username that looks cool now, may come back to haunt you in the future. You don’t want to get looks when you say xxsexymamaxx@gmail.com at a checkout line. Remember Google will let you know if the username you want has already been taken.

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Quick Facts

*Google gives you free access to "The cloud"

*Android is not really the operating system. Guess what it is?

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