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Open Gmail Messages

Your phone allows you to access, read, and reply to all your Gmail messages.

Open Gmail Messages from Notifications

When new Gmail arrives, you will see new gmail notification icon / new gmails notification icon in the status bar.

  1. Pull down the status bar to display the notification panel.
  2. Tap the new message from the notification panel.

    illustration of opening a gmail message
  • The new Gmail message opens.
  • If you have two or more new Gmail messages, tapping the notification opens the Gmail inbox.

Open Gmail Messages from the Inbox

You can also read and reply to all your Gmail messages from the Gmail inbox.

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Gmail gmail app icon.
  • The Gmail inbox opens.
  1. Tap the message thread you want to view.
  • The message thread opens, with the newest message displayed.

Options when Reviewing Gmail Messages

  • Replying to Gmail Messages: With the Gmail message open, tap Reply reply to email icon, compose your reply message, and tap Send send message icon.
  • To reply to all, tap Options menu options icon > Reply all.
  • Forwarding Gmail Messages: With the Gmail message open, tap Options menu options icon > Forward, enter a recipient and an additional message, and tap Send send message icon.