STEP 2. Launching the “Contacts” app via Google Maps
Skip “SIGN IN” and move ahead
Erase “google maps” from the search bar.
A “GO” option would appear at the right-hand bottom of the screen. Tap on it
Choose the starting point as “Your location” as shown in the screenshot above
A pop-up would ask you to turn on device location. Tap “OK” to accept it
In destination, you can choose some nearby location from your place.
Once chosen, hit “START”. This would start the Google Maps Navigation
In the next step, we’ve to launch Google app with the help of voice command.
Tap on the “mic” icon on the right-hand top and say “open google”
This would launch the Google app. Tap on the search bar and type “Contacts”
STEP 3. Adding a Google account other than the last synced Google account
We’ve to launch the “Contacts” app so tap on the last option in the dropdown as shown in the first screenshot above.
In the contacts app, Tap the “3 dots” icon at the right-hand top corner and select “Contacts Settings” as shown above
Now turn on “Online search”, it would prompt you to add an account first.
Hit “ADD” to add an email account
In the email address field enter any email address such as firstname.lastname@example.org, and then select “MANUAL SETUP”
Scroll down to the bottom of the page where you would see “Client certificate”.
Tap on “Add” to add a certificate
It won’t let us add a certificate unless we change the screen lock to a secure one with pin, pattern or password.
Tap on “CHANGE” to add a screen lock
We would add a PIN lock which is easy to remember.
Set any 4 digit pin lock such as 1234. Re-enter it to confirm and hit “OK” when done
A pop-up would appear with the message “No certificates found”.
Now we’ve to go back and exit this “Contacts” app until we’re on the “Google App” search bar.
When you’re at the search bar page, erase “contacts” and type “Play Store”
We’ve to launch the Play Store app. Tap on the appropriate option from the dropdown as shown above to launch the “Play Store” app.
We’ll get access to play store by entering the secure pin lock.
Next step is to add a Google account. It can be any google account of yours.
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