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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.

3 WelcomeStep 3 Welcome

From the "Welcome to your Pixel" screen, select the appropriate language and then tap Get Started.

4 Activate your new Pixel 6Step 4 Activate your new Pixel 6

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

From the "Sign in to Google" screen, 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 Google Terms of ServiceStep 9 Google Terms of Service

From the "Welcome" 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 Google OneStep 11 Google One

From the "Back up your phone with Google One" screen, tap Turn on or tap Not now.

12 Verizon ServicesStep 12 Verizon Services

From the "Verizon Services" screen, review the available options and tap the switches to turn them on or off. Switches are turned on when in the blue position. Tap I accept after you've turned on all the services you want.

13 Agree to the Legal TermsStep 13 Agree to the Legal Terms

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

14 Protect your phoneStep 14 Protect your phone

Adding a screen lock to your phone allows you to protect your information. From the "Set a PIN" screen, enter a PIN and then tap Next or tap Skip.

15 Continue setupStep 15 Continue setup

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

16 Anything elseStep 16 Anything else

From the "Anything else" screen, setup additional items or tap No thanks.

17 Access your Assistant with Hey GoogleStep 17 Access your Assistant with Hey Google

Set up your Google Assistant from the "Access your Assistant with 'Hey Google'" screen. Tap I agree or Skip the step.

18 Get more tips & tricksStep 18 Get more tips & tricks

From the "Get more tips & tricks" screen, tap Yes, I’m in or No thanks.

19 Swipe to navigate your phoneStep 19 Swipe to navigate your phone

From the "Swipe to navigate your phone" screen, learn gestures to go Home, go back, and switch apps. Tap Try it or Skip.

20 Access your Assistant without unlocking your phoneStep 20 Access your Assistant without unlocking your phone

From the "Access your Assistant without unlocking your phone" screen, allow Assistant on the lock screen. Tap I agree or Skip.

21 All setStep 21 All set

From the "All set" screen, swipe up from the botom of the phone to go to the home screen.