4 ways to check your emails using Gmail

4 ways to check your emails using Gmail
4 ways to check your emails using Gmail
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Google's email service, also known as Gmail, is one of the most widely used email tools in the world. If it's accessible from the Gmail website or mobile app, you can also view it on iPhone's Mail app or Microsoft Outlook.

Steps

Method 1 of 4: Go through the Gmail website

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Step 1. Go to Gmail in a web browser

In the web browser of your choice, type https://www.gmail.com in the address bar and then press Enter.

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Step 2. Enter your email or phone number

Type the email or phone number associated with your Google account and then tap Next.

  • If you don't have a Gmail account, you can create one by clicking on More options then on Create an account.
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Step 3. Enter your password and then tap Next

This will redirect you to your Google email account inbox.

  • If Gmail opens on another page, click Mailbox at the top left of the page under the New button.
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Step 4. Click a message to open and read it

The message will appear in the window.

  • Click on the field To respond at the bottom of the message to reply to it.
  • Select the trash can icon at the top of the message to delete it.
  • Choose Mailbox at the top right to close the message and return to the inbox.
  • Explore other Gmail features to familiarize yourself with the interface.

Method 2 of 4: Use the Gmail mobile app

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Step 1. Open the Gmail app

It's the red and white sealed envelope icon.

If you don't have the Gmail app on your mobile device, you can download it from the App Store for iPhone or the Google Play Store for Android

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Step 2. Log into your Gmail account

  • On iPhone, tap CONNECT.
  • On android, press SKIP.
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Step 3. Add your Gmail account

If your Gmail account is already listed, press the switch next to it to turn it on. Otherwise:

  • on iPhone, Press on + Add an account to be redirected to the Google Accounts page;
  • on Android, Press on + Add an email address then on Google to be redirected to the Google accounts page.
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Step 4. Enter your Gmail address and then tap Next

  • If you don't have a Gmail account, you can create one by pressing More options then on Create an account on iPhone or by pressing Create a new account on Android.
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Step 5. Enter your Gmail password

Then tap Next.

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Step 6. Complete adding your Gmail account

  • On iPhone, tap Done.
  • On android, press twice FOLLOWING then select ACCESS THE GMAIL APPLICATION.
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Step 7. Press ☰

This button is in the upper left corner.

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Step 8. Choose All (on iPhone)

If you are using an Android, tap Inbox to display the Gmail inbox which contains your most recent emails.

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Step 9. Tap a message in the inbox

The message will open and you can read it.

  • Select the arrow in the lower right corner to reply to an email.
  • Tap the trash can icon at the top of the screen to delete a message.
  • Press on X in the upper left corner to close a message and return to the inbox.

Method 3 of 4: Use the iPhone Mail app

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Step 1. Go to settings

This is the gray icon with cogwheels inside

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. It is usually found on your home screen.

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Step 2. Drag the screen to the Mail option

This option can be found in the section with other Apple applications, like Calendar and Notes.

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Step 3. Select Accounts

This is the first section of the menu.

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Step 4. Tap Add Account

This option can be found at the bottom of the Accounts section.

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Step 5. Choose Google

The Google option is in the middle of the list.

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Step 6. Enter your Gmail address in the dedicated field

If you don't have a Gmail account, you'll need to create one

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Step 7. Press NEXT

It's the blue button on the screen.

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Step 8. Enter your password in the dedicated field

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Step 9. Press NEXT

Again, it's the blue button on the screen.

If you have enabled 2-step verification, enter the verification code you received by text message or using Authenticator

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Step 10. Activate Mail

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  • Select the other Gmail data you want to sync with your iPhone by sliding the switch to the On position next to the data in question

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Step 11. Press Save

This option is in the upper right corner of the screen. Now you will be able to send and receive Gmail messages using the native iPhone Mail application.

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Step 12. Open the Mail application

This is the blue and white app with a sealed envelope icon. Tap on it to open your inbox.

  • If it does not open in your inbox, press Boxes at the top left then select Gmail.
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Step 13. Tap a message to open and read it

  • Respond by pressing the arrow in the lower right corner.
  • Delete a message by selecting the trash can icon at the bottom of the screen.
  • Close a message by pressing Return on the top corner left. You will then be redirected to the inbox.

Method 4 of 4: Try with Microsoft Outlook

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Step 1. Open Outlook on your computer

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Step 2. Click on the File tab or menu

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Step 3. Select Accounts

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Step 4. Choose Add Account

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Step 5. Click Email Account

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Step 6. Enter your name in the dedicated field

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Step 7. Type your Gmail address and password

Enter your Gmail email address followed by your password in the dedicated fields.

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Step 8. Click Add Account

Then close the dialog box.

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Step 9. Select Gmail

This option is in the left panel of the Outlook window. It allows you to view your Gmail messages in the right pane.

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