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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

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

Hold the power button until the Galaxy A02s screen appears, then release.

3 Setup WizardStep 3 Setup Wizard

From the "Let’s go!" screen, select the appropriate language, then tap the blue arrow.

4 Samsung Terms and ConditionsStep 4 Samsung Terms and Conditions

Check the desired items, then tap Next. The Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy must be checked to continue with setup.

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 on-screen prompts, then tap Next. If you forgot it, reset or create your Account PIN.

6 Activate your Samsung Galaxy A02sStep 6 Activate your Samsung Galaxy A02s

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

7 Connect to Wi-FiStep 7 Connect to Wi-Fi

From the "Set up Wi-Fi" screen, select a network. Enter the password and tap Connect or Skip the step. If your network isn't shown, tap Add network.

8 Copy apps & dataStep 8 Copy apps & data

Tap Next to copy your data and follow the steps to transfer your content. If you'd like to transfer your stuff later using Verizon Cloud, tap Don't copy.

9 Sign in to GoogleStep 9 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.

10 Add phone number to GoogleStep 10 Add phone number to Google

If prompted to keep Google updated with your phone number, tap Yes, I'm in. Tap Skip if you don't want to add your phone number to your Google account.

11 Google services privacy policyStep 11 Google services privacy policy

Review Google's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy documents, then tap I agree to continue setting up your phone.

12 Google AssistantStep 12 Google Assistant

Google Assistant allows you to control your phone and search the internet using simple voice commands. Tap Next to continue.

13 Set up Google servicesStep 13 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.

14 Protect your phoneStep 14 Protect your phone

Select the desired screen lock option, then tap Next.

15 Verizon ServicesStep 15 Verizon Services

From the "Verizon Services" screen, verify your preferences for Location and App info, then tap Accept.

16 Verizon CloudStep 16 Verizon Cloud

Verizon Cloud gives you added protection by backing up your important information to the cloud. Set up Verizon Cloud by tapping Next or Skip the step.

17 Digital SecureStep 17 Digital Secure

Verizon Digital Secure protects your phone from malware, viruses and other threats. Set up Digital Secure by tapping Accept or Skip the step.

18 Samsung Account sign inStep 18 Samsung Account sign in

Sign in to your Samsung account or create a new one. Signing in to your Samsung account allows you to access services like the Galaxy Store, Samsung Pay and Find My Mobile.

19 Setup completeStep 19 Setup complete

From the "Setup Wizard is complete" screen, tap Done to complete setup.