How Do I Use Email on My Android Device?

In this tutorial, you will learn:

  • how to access email on your Android device


This tutorial will explain how to check email on your Android device. Email, or electronic mail is a service to communicate with other people. It is a quick and efficient way to reach people and businesses with email addresses. Having email on your Android phone is important because it allows you to receive updates when you get new emails and stay connected to others.

Getting Started

To begin, start at your home screen and press the Email application. The placement and icon of this application will vary on different phones. Under the standard settings of this HTC phone, the envelope icon on the bottom right of the screen in the Email application. Tap the application to open (Image 1).

ALTERNATIVE: Another email option is to press the applications folder button and use the Gmail application. Similarly to the email application, to use the Gmail application, you must input your account information to log on (Image 2).

Image 1 and Image 2


After tapping the email application, press your correct email provider (Image 3). On the next page, tap the input boxes and enter your account information (your email address and your password) to sign on (Image 4). 

Continue to tap the next button until you are logged on. From here, you will reach your email mailbox. You are now free to check your email and receive notifications when you get new emails. Pressing a message will allow you to read the message and respond.

Image 3 and Image 4

By now, you should know how to:

  • Access your email

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