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Create and Send a Gmail Message

Use your phone to create and send Gmail messages.

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Gmail gmail app icon. If prompted, tap Take me to Gmail.

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  • The Gmail inbox opens.
  1. In the inbox, tap Compose compose gmail icon.

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  • The Gmail composition window opens.
  1. Enter the message recipient(s), subject, and message, and then tap Send send message icon.

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  • The Gmail message is sent.

Gmail Composition Options

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

Note: To view your draft email messages, in the inbox, tap gmail options icon > Drafts.

Note: To view your sent messages, in the inbox, tap gmail options icon > Sent.