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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.

4 Activate your new Pixel 5Step 4 Activate your new Pixel 5

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.

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 Verizon ServicesStep 10 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.

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 Pixel ImprintStep 13 Pixel Imprint

Adding a fingerprint scan to your phone allows you to touch the fingerprint sensor to unlock it, sign in to apps or make purchases. Tap Next, then follow the steps, or tap Skip.

14 Continue setupStep 14 Continue setup

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

15 Save battery with Dark themeStep 15 Save battery with Dark theme

Select a dark or light appearance for your phone, then tap Next.

16 You're all doneStep 16 You're all done

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