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Trading in your old phone?

Turn off 'Find my iPhone' on your old phone before getting started.

2 Power on your new phoneStep 2 Power on your new phone

Hold the power button until the Google screen appears, then release.

3 WelcomeStep 3 Welcome

From the "Hi there" screen, select the appropriate language, then tap Start.

4 Activate your new PixelStep 4 Activate your new Pixel

From the "Phone activation" screen, tap Continue. Please allow a few minutes for the activation to complete.

5 Enter your Verizon PINStep 5 Enter your Verizon PIN

If prompted, from the "Verify Your Account" screen, enter your Verizon Account PIN. Follow the onscreen prompts, then tap Next. If you forgot it, reset or create your Account PIN.

6 Connect to Wi-FiStep 6 Connect to Wi-Fi

From the "Connect to Wi-Fi" screen, select a network. Enter the password and tap Connect or Skip the step. If your network isn't shown, tap See all Wi-Fi networks.

7 Transfer your stuffStep 7 Transfer your stuff

From the "Copy apps & data" screen, tap Next. Follow the steps to transfer your content. If you'd like a fresh start or would like to transfer your stuff later, tap Don't copy.

8 Sign in to GoogleStep 8 Sign in to Google

Sign in to your Google account or create a new one. Signing in to Google allows you to access Gmail and your Google apps.

9 Agree to the Legal TermsStep 9 Agree to the Legal Terms

From the "Google Terms of Service" screen, select I agree.

10 Set up Google servicesStep 10 Set up Google services

Google offers a variety of services that help many of their apps function better. Review all of them and tap the corresponding switch to turn them on. You may need to scroll down to see all of the services. Switches are turned on when in the blue position. Tap Accept after you've turned on all the services you want.

11 Protect your phoneStep 11 Protect your phone

Adding a screen lock to your phone allows you to create a PIN to unlock it. Enter a PIN, then tap Next and follow the steps, or tap Skip.

12 Keep goingStep 12 Keep going

From the "Continue setup" screen, tap Continue to get your phone fully set up. To finish later, tap Leave & get reminder.

13 Access your AssistantStep 13 Access your Assistant

To access your Assistant directly by using your voice, tap I agree or tap Skip. If skipped, Voice Match can be turned on later.

14 Squeeze for your AssistantStep 14 Squeeze for your Assistant

You can access your Assistant any time by squeezing the bottom half of your phone. From the “Squeeze for your Assistant” screen, tap Next or tap Do it later.

15 Always-on displayStep 15 Always-on display

From the "Always-on display" screen, tap Turn on. Time, notifications, and other info will appear on your lock screen. If you don't want this information displayed on your lock screen, tap No thanks.

16 Anything elseStep 16 Anything else

From the "Anything else?" screen, tap the preferred option (music, font, wallpaper, etc.) to set up or tap No thanks.

17 Get more tips & tricksStep 17 Get more tips & tricks

To stay current on the latest features, services, and offers, tap the switch to turn on, then tap Yes, I'm in. The switch is on when in the blue position.

18 You’re all doneStep 18 You’re all done

From the "Getting your phone ready" screen, wait for setup to complete.