Linking your account is optional, however, we strongly recommend doing so, as it protects your game progress from being lost to device crashes or resets. Playing on a non-linked, or Guest account limits our ability to assist in such cases.
Additionally, to properly access your account, please:
- Ensure you have added the correct Google Play account to your Android device
- Ensure your Google Play settings are set to Sign In to Games Automatically (Settings -> Google -> Play Games)
- In the in-game settings, tap on ‘Google Play Sign-in’ and connect with the e-mail address originally used to sync your account (the one you have lost)
- If your account was linked to an old email that you no longer have access to, contact Google Support to recover your account’s information.
Q: Why link to a Google profile?
A: Linking your game with a Google profile provides a back-up for your game account information. This way, if you ever have to re-install the game or factory reset your device, you’ll be able to log back into your game with all of your progress still there. This also allows you to play your same game account on other Android devices by logging in with the linked Google Game Services login.
Q: How many games can I link to my Google login?
A: You can have one HoDA game account linked to a Google login. Once the game account is linked, you’re not able to change which Google login that it’s linked to.
Q: How do I link my game account?
A: The first time that you play the game, you’ll be given the opportunity to enter your Google login info. The information that you enter here will link your HoDA game to that Google login and will keep you logged into that game account unless you log out of it. If you choose not to enter login information at that point, you will have a Guest (non-linked) game account.
If you want to link your Guest account later on, you can do so. Open the options menu by tapping on the gear icon in the top-right of the Home screen and choose to log in with Google+. If the Google account currently signed in on your device doesn’t already have a HoDA game linked to it, it can connect automatically. Otherwise, you can enter the login information for the Google login that you want use.
Q: How do I access another account once I have a linked game?
A: When you have a linked game account, you can still access your Guest account slot. To do so, open the options menu (as described above) and choose to log out of Google+. If your game is also linked with a Facebook profile, you’ll need to log out of any active Facebook credentials, as described in the Facebook Link FAQ section.
Depending on your device and account setup, you also may need to log out of your Google Game Services account under your Google Settings menu on your device.