Add an account

Adding an account will help link your online accounts with your desktop. Thus, your email client, calendar and other related applications will be set up for you.

  1. Go to the desktop and start typing Online Accounts.

  2. Click on Online Accounts to open the panel.

  3. Select an account from the list on the right.

  4. Select the type of account you want to add.

  5. 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 email address and password. Some providers allow you to create a new account from the login dialog.

  6. If you have entered your credentials correctly, you will be prompted to allow GNOME access to your online account. Authorize access to continue.

  7. All services that are offered by an account provider will be enabled by default. Switch individual services to off to disable them.

After you have added accounts, applications can use those accounts for the services you have chosen to allow. See Control which online services an account can be used to access for information on controlling which services to allow.

Many online services provide an authorization token which Endless OS stores instead of your password. If you remove an account, you should also revoke that certificate in the online service. See Remove an account for more information.