When a new email is received, the Email icon will display in the Notification bar. When a new Gmail message is received, the Gmail icon will display in the Notification bar.
Note: For this tutorial a Gmail account was used.
ACCESS EMAIL INBOX:
From the home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the screen to access the Apps tray, then select the Email app. If you have multiple email accounts on the device, select the Menu icon > desired email account inbox.
COMPOSE AN EMAIL:
From the inbox, select the Compose icon.
Enter the recipient(s) email address, then enter the desired subject and message. Select the Attach icon to add an attachment. When finished, select the Send icon.
Note: You can also select the Drop-down icon in the sender field to change the sending inbox.
REFRESH THE INBOX/VIEW AN EMAIL:
Swipe down from the center of the screen. Select the desired email.
Note: When in "Easy" mode, you can't see the last time the inbox was updated.
Select Reply, Reply all, or Forward to respond to an email. Select an attachment to view. Select Save to save the attachment. Select Delete to delete an email.
Note: By default attachments will be saved to the Download folder. To view saved attachments, from the home screen, swipe up from the center of the screen to access the Apps tray > select the Google Folder > Photos app > Albums tab > Download.