Update Your Email App

If you are using an online mail service (like Yahoo! Mail, GMail, or Hotmail) in your Web browser, then you are always using the latest version. However, you may need to update any email apps on your mobile device to keep things running smoothly.

Install or Set up Email

Set up an email account on the mail web site if you do not have one yet. Usually, this is self-explanatory. If you have trouble, see the Help or FAQ page, or do a Google search for help, tips, and tricks.

Choose Your Email App or Service

Most people have a webmail account something like Yahoo! Mail, Hotmail, or Gmail. Web-based email can be an excellent tool—just make sure you have access to it when you’re on the road. Options include: A mobile phone with a built-in email app. A mobile...