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Sending and receiving emails

Email is one of the easiest ways to keep in touch with family and friends. Here is how to use Gmail to send and receive emails.

Step-by-step Instructions

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Open an internet browser like Chrome, type "gmail.com" in the address bar and press Enter.

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Type in your username and password and click on sign in.

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To write a new mail, click on the "Compose" button on the top left and a new message window will open up.

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Enter the email address you'd like to send the mail to, type out the subject of the mail, and include your message in the body.

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The buttons at the bottom of the email window are to help format your text, in case you want to change the colour or size of the text.

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If you want to attach files to your email, view our tutorial on attaching files to an email.

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When your email is ready click on "Send" to send your email.

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Once you've created your gmail account you can use the same to sign into YouTube and other Google platforms as well.