Originally Posted by kaalki
Hi bwwhite, i am wondering if you ever found a good solution for this. I have the exact same problem. I've had a google account for a long time that I sign in to using a non-gmail email address. Now I have a new Android phone and it won't let me set up my google account because it doesn't recognize the non-gmail login. Any ideas? Thanks.
kaalki--I just created a gmail account, but try the suggestions given in the other responses to my original question.