How To Use Gmail – Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

How To Use Gmail - Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
How To Use Gmail - Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

Learn how to use Gmail on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. Send and receive email with G-mail, Googles web-based email. Setup your Google account to use it.

To access G-mail:

  • From a Home screen, touch Apps > Gmail icon.

Setting Up Your G-mail Account

If you did not set up a Google account during the initial configuration, the first time you launch G mail, your device prompts you to set up your Google account.

  • Touch Gmail icon. The Add a Google Account screen displays.
  • Follow the prompts to sign in or create a new account. The device communicates with the Google server to set up your account and synchronize your email. When complete, your G mail displays in the Inbox.

Note: You can use more than one Google account on your device. To add another account, touch Menu key > Settings > ADD ACCOUNT.

Refreshing Your G mail Account

Refresh your account to update your device from the G-mail servers.

  • Touch Gmail icon.
  • In the Application Bar, touch Refresh.

Gmail Settings

Use the G-mail Settings to configure your Gmail preferences.

  • Touch Gmail icon.
  • Touch Menu key > Settings for settings.

Composing and Sending G mail

  • Touch Gmail icon.
  • Touch Compose, and then touch fields to compose the message. While composing a message, touch Menu key for options.
  • Touch SEND icon to send this message


  • Touch Menu key > Save draft to save a draft of this message.


This guide will work on all Samsung Galaxy Tabs; including Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1.

Amarnath Natarajan

I am a freelance programmer and tech enthusiast. In my spare time I contribute to this website.

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