Perform a Gmail™ Sync - Nexus 7

Caution Frequent account syncing can reduce battery life.

  1. From a home screen, tap Apps Apps icon.
    Note The center icon at the bottom (in portrait) or at the right (in landscape).
  2. From the Apps tab, tap Settings.
  3. From the Accounts tab, tap Google.
  4. Tap the account.
  5. Tap the appropriate data synchronization options (e.g. Sync Contacts, Sync Gmail, Sync Calendar, etc.) to enable/disable.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
  6. Tap Menu (Menu Key located at the top right).
  7. Tap Sync now to perform a manual synchronization.