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Create and Send a Gmail Message

Use your phone to create and send Gmail messages.

  1. From home, tap Apps apps icon > Google google folder icon > Gmail gmail app icon.
  • The Gmail Inbox opens.
  1. In the Inbox, tap Compose gmail compose icon.
  • The Gmail composition window opens.
  1. Enter the message recipient(s), subject, and message, and then tap Send gmail send icon.

    screenshot of composing gmail message
  • The Gmail message is sent.

Gmail Composition Options

  • Adding Cc/Bcc: In the mail composition window, tap Expand gmail expand icon, and then add recipients.
  • Attaching Pictures or Videos: In the mail composition window, tap Attach gmail attach icon > Attach file or Insert from Drive. Locate and then tap the picture or video you want to attach.
  • Save as a Draft (Send Later): While composing your message, tap More options gmail more options icon > Save draft. The message is saved as a draft for later.
  • Delete Mail Being Composed: In the mail composition window, tap More options gmail more options icon > Discard > Discard.

Note: To view your draft email messages, in the Inbox, tap Menu gmail menu icon > Drafts.

Note: To view your sent messages, in the Inbox, tap Menu gmail menu icon > Sent.