How to add a Google account to the BlackBerry KEYone

The core of the Android experience on the BlackBerry KEYone is a Google account with all of your relevant services tied in. We'll make sure that you can not only log into your Google Account painlessly, but you can also add additional accounts or change account details while on the move. It's important to note that out of the box, the BlackBerry KEYone will give you the option to log into your Google account right away. These steps will help you if you skipped those steps for whatever reason.

How to add a Google account to the BlackBerry KEYone

Adding a Google account to the BlackBerry KEYone

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen and tap the gear icon to open Settings.
  2. Tap Accounts under the Personal subheading.
  3. Tap Add account.
  4. Swipe down the list and tap Google.
  5. Enter your PIN number or press a registered fingerprint on the spacebar.
  6. Enter your Google e-mail address and tap Next. You can also create a new account or reset a password by tapping More options in the bottom-left.
  7. Enter your password and tap Next. Tap the eye icon in the text field to see the full password after typing it. 8, If two-factor authentication is enabled on this Google account, it will be prompted for confirmation. You will then have the option to set the BlackBerry KEYone as a device to receive such log-in prompts in the future.
  8. Read and agree to the Terms of Service, then tap the I Agree button.

Your new Google account will begin to sync with the BlackBerry KEYone. It may take a few minutes before the accounts data fully downloads.

How to change a Google account on the BlackBerry KEYone

Changing Google accounts on the BlackBerry KEYone

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen and tap the gear icon to open Settings.
  2. Tap Google under the Personal subheading.
  3. To change your password or add two-factor authentication, tap Sign-in & security.
  4. To change your name on Google, associated e-mail addresses, and phone number with Google, tap Personal info & privacy.
  5. To delete your entire Google account and check your Drive storage limits, tap Account preferences.

Additional detailed Google account settings can be changed under the Services subheading.

How to remove a Google account from the BlackBerry KEYone

Removing a Google account from the BlackBerry KEYone

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen and tap the gear icon to open Settings.
  2. Tap Accounts under the Personal subheading.
  3. Tap Google.
  4. Tap the account you wish to remove.
  5. Tap the three dots in the top-right and tap Remove account.

Further down in the account details, you can toggle off individual synchronization options.

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BlackBerry KEYone pairs the best of BlackBerry’s software and security with TCL Communication’s commitment to delivering high-quality, reliable smartphones to customers around the world.

Beyond the iconic BlackBerry design that’s been curated for the modern user, the BlackBerry KEYone comes with a number of additional features that truly reinvents communications for the professional consumer.

  • Built to last – An iconic BlackBerry smartphone made reliable for the demanding user, the BlackBerry KEYone combines a sleek aluminum frame and soft grip textured back built to offer the best in durability.
  • Runs Android™ 7.1 Nougat – Giving users access to the entire Google Play store and apps - and will receive Google™ security patch updates.
  • The keyboard reimagined – Forget what you knew about keyboards, the BlackBerry Smart Keyboard goes beyond typing. It can be easily programmed to launch up to 52 customizable shortcuts, providing even greater ease of use. And use it to scroll through web pages, the picture gallery or to take a picture.
  • Loaded with BlackBerry® Hub® – Bringing all your messages into one consolidated place; including emails, texts and messages from any social media account.
  • Unrivaled security features – The BlackBerry KEYone is designed to offer the most secure Android smartphone experience possible.
  • Long battery life – Featuring the largest battery ever found in a BlackBerry smartphone, the BlackBerry KEYone offers roughly 26 hours of mixed use, thanks to its 3505mAh battery.
  • Impressive photo quality – The BlackBerry KEYone includes a 12MP rear camera with an industry leading camera sensor that captures sharp, crisp photos in any light. And for when you have to take a video conference on the go, it includes an 8MP front camera with fixed focus and 84-degree wide angle lens.


Width Height Thickness
5.87 in
149.1 mm
2.85 in
72.4 mm
0.37 in
9.4 mm
6.35 oz
180 grams
  • Display:
    • 4.5-inch IPS LCD display
    • 1620x1080 resolution
    • 434ppi
  • Chips:
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor
    • 8x 2.0Ghz Cortex A53 cores
    • 3GB RAM
    • 32GB internal storage
    • microSD card slot
  • Cameras:
    • 12MP ƒ/20 PDAF rear camera
    • Dual-tone LED flash
    • 8MP ƒ/2.2 front camera
  • Battery:
    • 3505 mAh battery
    • Non-removable
    • USB-C, Quick Charge 3.0 + boost charging
  • Software:
    • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
    • DTEK security suite
    • FIPS 140-2 full disk encryption