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How to Set Up Gmail for Mobile Devices

Gmail for Mobile Devices

At TechMatas, we define Mobile devices as any electronic device which enables users to connect to the World Wide Web anytime and anywhere. They are very handy and enhance connectivity on the go. Irrespective of the mobile device you have, you have the opportunity to send and receive Gmail messages anywhere and anytime.

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Specifically for this guide, we’ll show you how to set up a Gmail Account with the native email application (the Gmail application you would normally use on the computer) on your device. We are also going to show you how to set up the official Gmail app for iPhone and Android.

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There are 2 great ways of connecting your Gmail Account to a mobile device. They are actually easy to understand. They are:

  1. The Native Google Email app
  2. The Official Gmail Mobile app.
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The Native Gmail app is the app you will normally use on your computer. If you have many Email accounts through different email providers (such as a personal email and a work email), the native app will be more easy for you. This is simply because, unlike the Mobile App, it allows you to view and manage all of your messages in one place.

The Official Gmail Mobile app is available for iOS and Android subscribers. This is ideal for experienced users of the Gmail. It’s look n’ feel may be compared to desktop version (the native Gmail app). Again, it includes enhanced Gmail features that may not be available in the native email app on your device.

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How to Set Up Gmail in Your Mobile Device Using the Native Email app:

Follow us as we show you how to sync a Gmail account with the Mail app for iOS devices, like the iPhone and iPad. Note that there may be be some little difference depending on your type of mobile device.

  1. Select Settings on your device.
  2. Select Add Account.
  3. Choose Google.
  4. Now. Follow the screen instructions to connect your Gmail account.
  5. If you did it correctly, you’ll be able to send and receive emails from your Gmail account in the Mail app.
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 How to Set Up Gmail in Your Mobile Device Using the Official Gmail app
Gmail for Android
  1. Select Settings on your Android device.
  2. Select Add Account.
  3. Choose Google.
  4. Now. Follow the screen instructions to connect your Gmail account.
  5. If you did it correctly, you’ll be able to send and receive emails from your Gmail account in the Mail app.
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Gmail for iPhone
  1. Select Settings on your iPhone device.
  2. Select Add Account.
  3. Choose Google.
  4. Now. Follow the screen instructions to connect your Gmail account.
  5. If you did it correctly, you’ll be able to send and receive emails from your Gmail account in the Mail app.
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Note that it may look different on both devices above, especially if you are using the native email app on your phone. But follow the screen instructions as soon as you do steps 1 to 3.

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