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Trading in your old phone?

Remove your Google account from your old phone before getting started.

Step 1 Turn off your old phone

Step 2 Power on your new phone

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

Step 3 Welcome

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

Step 4 Activate your new Pixel 3

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

Step 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.

Step 7 Transfer your stuff

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

Step 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.

Step 9 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.

10 Set up Verizon servicesStep 10 Set up Verizon services

Let Verizon collect information about the apps on your device. Review the info and tap the corresponding switch to turn on. The switch is turned on when in the blue position. Tap I accept.

11 Agree to the Legal TermsStep 11 Agree to the Legal Terms

From the "Additional legal terms" screen, select I accept.

12 Protect your phoneStep 12 Protect your phone

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

13 Keep goingStep 13 Keep going

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

14 Access your AssistantStep 14 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.

15 Squeeze for your AssistantStep 15 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.

16 Quick GesturesStep 16 Quick Gestures

From the the "Quick Gestures" screen, tap Turn on or tap Skip. If skipped, Quick Gestures can be turned on later.

17 Motion SenseStep 17 Motion Sense

From the the "Make your lock screen smarter" screen, tap Turn on or tap Skip. If skipped, Motion Sense can be turned on later.

18 Anything elseStep 18 Anything else

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

19 Get more tips & tricksStep 19 Get more tips & tricks

To stay current on the latest features, services, and offers, tap Yes, I'm in. To skip, tap No thanks.

20 You're all doneStep 20 You're all done

From the "All set" screen, swipe up to get to the home screen.