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 not available, swipe up from the center of the display then tap Gmail Gmail icon.
  2. Ensure the appropriate email address is selected:
    1. Tap the Switch account icon Switch account icon (upper-right).
    2. Tap the appropriate email address.
  3. From the Inbox, tap a message.
  4. 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.