Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Perform a Gmail™ Sync

Caution Frequent account syncing can reduce battery life.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Accounts and backup Accounts icon > Accounts.
  3. Select the appropriate Google account.
    Note Multiple accounts may appear.
  4. Tap Sync account.
  5. Tap the appropriate data synchronization options (e.g. Sync Contacts, Sync Gmail, Sync Calendar, etc.) to turn sync on Switch on or off Switch off.
  6. To perform a manual synchronization, tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right) then tap Sync now.


Related Topic: Add an Existing Google Account