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How to update and link your Android phone to Google

Step 1: Update the Google app

Step 2: Turn on Google Now

Open the Google app. In the top left corner, touch the Menu icon > Settings > Now cards.Turn on Show cards and then turn on Show notifications.

Step 3: Turn on Web & App Activity

Visit the Account History page and make sure the switch is on (green).

Step 4: Sign in to your browser

Open the Google app. In the top left corner, touch the Menu icon, you should the see the email address that you use for the Google app in the top left corner. Then visit www.google.com on your computer and make sure you're signed in with the same account by clicking the top right corner of the page.

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