How Do You Check Your Gmail Email?

To check your email on a Gmail account, access the Gmail login page, type in the proper credentials, and click the Inbox button. It is important to keep your login details safe, as they are used any time you want to check your private emails on Gmail.

  1. Visit the login page on Gmail

    Open Gmail, and sign in using your email and password. In most cases, you are not required to write your full email address when signing in. The correct combination of your username and password is all you need to sign in.

  2. Wait for the Gmail dashboard to load

    The login process takes less than 5 seconds for users with stable Internet connection. If your connection is low when using a computer, click the basic HTML button at the bottom right corner of the screen. This option loads faster but does not provide other benefits such live chat features.

  3. Access your emails on the top left corner of the screen

    After logging in, the left corner on the top side of the screen offers different options such as Inbox, Starred, Sent Mail, Drafts, Spam and Trash. If you have new email, the Inbox button indicates this by adding the number of new emails in brackets. To read the new email, click on its title, which is displayed with darker fonts on the dashboard.