Adding an account will help link your online accounts with your GNOME desktop. Thus, your email program, chat program and other related applications will be set up for you.
Open the Activities overview and start typing Online Accounts.
Click on Online Accounts to open the panel.
Select an account from the list on the right.
Select the type of account which you want to add.
A small website window or dialog will open where you can enter your online account credentials. For example, if you are setting up a Google account, enter your Google username and password. Some providers allow you to create a new account from the login dialog.
If you have entered your credentials correctly, you will be prompted to allow GNOME access to your online account. Authorize access to continue.
All services that are offered by an account provider will be enabled by default. OFF to disable them.individual services to
After you have added accounts, applications can use those accounts for the services you have chosen to allow. Seefor information on controlling which services to allow.
Many online services provide an authorization token which GNOME stores instead of your password. If you remove an account, you should also revoke that certificate in the online service. Seefor more information.
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