Gmail™ for Android™ - View Messages

Note Ensure your Google apps are up to date as the following steps apply to the most recent version.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps icon > (Google) > Gmail Gmail icon.
    Note If unavailable, swipe up from the center of the display then tap Gmail Gmail icon.
  2. From the Inbox, tap a message.
    Note To switch Gmail accounts, tap the Menu icon Menu icon (located in the upper-left) then tap the appropriate email address.
  3. View the email message.
    Note If an email attachment is present, tap the attachment to view.
    Note If an app is required to download an attachment:
    1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps icon > Play Store.
    2. Download and install the appropriate app from the Google Play Store.