How To Use Gmail - Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

How To Use Gmail - Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
How To Use Gmail - Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Learn how to use Email on your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. Gmail is Googles web-based email. When you first setup the phone, Gmail is configured. Depending on the synchronization settings, Gmail is automatically synchronized with your Gmail account.

Signing into Your Gmail

Note: You must sign in to your Gmail account in order to access Gmail.

  • Sign on to your Google account if you are not already signed on. For more information, refer to "Create New Google Account."

  • From the Home screen, tap Apps icon > Gmail icon.

  • Follow the on-screen instructions. The Inbox loads conversations and email.

Creating a Gmail Message

  • From the Gmail Inbox, tap Create Gmail Account icon at the bottom of the screen to create a new message.

  • Enter the recipients Email address in the To field. Separate multiple recipient email addresses with a comma.

  • Tap Menu key and select Add Cc/Bcc to add a carbon or blind copy.

  • Enter the subject of this message in the Subject field.

  • Tap the Compose email field and begin composing your message.

  • Tap to send icon.

Viewing a Gmail Message

  • From the Gmail Inbox, tap a message to view it.

  • The following options are available at the bottom of the screen after a message has been selected:

    • Archive icon: archives the selected message.
    • Delete icon: deletes the message.
    • Labels icon: allows you to attach labels to a message. This is similar to putting it in a folder.
    • Mark Unread icon: after reading a message, marks as unread.
    • Newer icon: swipe your screen to the right to see newer messages.
    • Older icon: swipe your screen to the left to see older messages.
  • Press Menu key to select one of the following additional options:

  • Mark important/not important: allows you to set the importance of a message.

  • Mute: allows you to mute the sound in a message if applicable.

  • Report spam: allows you to report a message as spam. Tap the UNDO option if you change your mind.

  • Report phishing: allows you to report a message that you feel is trying to improperly get information from you.

  • Settings: displays Email settings that you can modify.

  • Send feedback: allows you to send feedback or report a problem.

Other Gmail Options

  • Tap Refresh icon at the bottom of the screen to refresh the screen, send and receive new emails, and synchronize your email with the Gmail account.

  • Tap Label icon at the bottom of the screen to set up and manage Labels for your Gmail messages.

  • Tap Search key at the bottom of the screen to search through your Gmail messages.

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