Gmail App – Gmail is an email app, it is an official app for Google that is simple to use, you can read and respond online and offline and also locate your messages quickly. It is available for Windows 10 mobile, windows phone 8.1, windows phone 8. With the Gmail app, you have an;

  • Inbox that is well organized- your social and promotional messages are arranged into folders, giving you access to read messages from family and friends first.
  • Real time notifications are gotten, so you stay abreast on important emails.
  • You receive a Google account that gives you access to lots of Google stuff like 15GB of free storage in Drive, when you sign up for Gmail
  • You decide what’s right for you, and can review and adjust your privacy and security settings any time at My Account.

Gmail App

How To Get Gmail For Android App Installed On Your Device

  • Tick on free download, you’ll be navigated to an external website to complete the download
  • Ticking the “download” button will direct you to Google play, to download the app

How To Set Up Your Gmail Account On Android

  • Tap open the settings menu and scroll to “Accounts” ( &sync settings) on your device
  • Your current sync settings will pop up on the Accounts settings screen and a list of your current accounts.
  • Tick “Add Account”
  • Tick Google to add your Google Apps account
  • You will be prompted to sign into your Google Account
  • Enter your full Google Apps email address as your username, then fill in your password
  • Select which services you’ll like to sync.

How To Download Gmail App On Windows 8 Phone

  • You can download the Gmail app from Microsoft App Store, if you don’t already have it by default on your device, it is available for free.


  • Tap open windows 8, start screen and select the Gmail app.
  • In windows 8, tap open the charm bar by clicking the windows+c hotkeys and choose settings.
  • Choose the Account option to configure all the accounts that are connected with your Windows 8( in settings) here, tap on the option “Add an account”.
  • Choose Google as an account type and proceed, in the Add an account option.
  • Submit your Gmail login credentials to authenticate your account and have it added once the account has been added, it will be visible with all other accounts configured in windows 8 Mail

You can now enjoy your Gmail account and respond online and offline, get notifications to your messages etc.

How to Add your Gmail Account to Android Using IMAP

 Setting Up Your Android to Work With Gmail

  1. Sign in to Gmail
  2. Tap the gear icon in the upper-right and choose Gmail settings at the top of any Gmail page
  3. Tap “Forwarding and POP/IMAP
  4. Choose “Enable IMAP”
  5. Get your IMAP client configured and tap “Save Changes”
  • From the Android Home screen, click on the Email icon
  • Fill in your Email your email address and password, and click on “Manual setup”
  • Choose IMAP account
  • On the next screen, fill in your Username, password (For Incoming server settings) and

IMAP Server:

Port: Either 993 or 143 (very infrequently 585)

Security type: SSL

Click on next

  • On the next screen, fill in your Username, password v(For Incoming server settings) and

IMAP Server:

Port: Either 993 or 143 (very infrequently 585)

Security type: SSL

  • Click on “next”
  • On the next screen, (For Outgoing server settings)

SMTP Server:

Port: Either 25 or 465 (very infrequently 2525)

Security type: SSL

  • Click on next
  • Choose the Email check frequency and click on “Next”
  • Lastly, name the account and fill in your display name
  • Click on Done
  • You can now check your Gmail from Android.

There you have it, you can now make the most of your Gmail account and be sure not to miss a thing.


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