Gmail is a free web-based email service that is supported by a variety of platforms and works on most browsers. Introduced in 2004 as an invite-only web application but today, any one with internet connection can create a Gmail account. Unlike other email services, Gmail comes with a 15GB storage space that it shares with other Google services like Google Drive. By creating a Google account, you get to enjoy services which include Gmail.
How to Get Gmail in Your Android Device
For Android users with newer OS versions, Gmail is pre-installed on the device. If you already have a Google account, you can access Gmail from your smartphone or tablet. Simply sign in to your account and you can readily send and receive emails. However, if you need to install Gmail or re-install it on your Android device, you can do so via the Google Play Store. Launch Play Store and type “Gmail” on the search bar. When you are brought to the results screen, tap on the appropriate Gmail icon to open it. You can then tap on “Install” to start downloading Gmail. You can now sign-in to your account and enjoy the features of this app.
How to Use Gmail on Your PC
So long as you have internet connection, you can access Gmail from your web browser. You can go to accounts.google.com and create your account. If you already have an account, you can simply go to google.com. At the top right hand corner, you will see the Google apps menu. Click on it and you will see the Gmail icon. Click on the icon to launch your Google account and access your mails.
Signing-in to Gmail
To access your Gmail account, you can login from any computer with internet connection or add your account to the Gmail app on your tablet or smartphone. After signing in, you can now check your Inbox to read your emails. Signing in and adding a Gmail account on your Android or iPhone can be done in few easy steps.
If you are using an older version of Gmail, it is important to check for a Gmail update regularly to enjoy its new features.