Thank you guest author Tessa Cocchio for this tutorial.
It's very easy to access your Gmail from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod. Here's how you set it up in 2 easy steps:
Step 1: Download the Gmail app from the app store and install it on your device.
Here’s what it looks like:
Step 2: Configure Gmail
Note: You only have to do this ONCE. You will not have to sign in every time you open the app.
a. Open the Gmail app on your device. You will be prompted to sign in on a typical Google screen. On this screen, enter your full CCID firstname.lastname@example.org email address but leave the password box empty and then click the blue “Sign in” button. It will look like this:
b. You will be redirected to the standard University of Alberta CCID login screen. Enter your CCID and Password and then click the “Log in” button at the bottom. It will look like this:
c. This will take you straight back to the Gmail app where you will see the welcome page. It will look like this:
Welcome page in Gmail app. Swipe left to get started.
You can begin using your Gmail right away. By swiping left to right, you can scroll down and see your inbox, drafts, sent mail, labels, etc. It looks like this:
Want to add more than one account?
Click on the little downward "v" arrow to the right of your email address at the top of the screen. It will change to a "/\" shape to show the "Add Account" page is open. On this page, you can add additional accounts by clicking on the big "+" sign. It looks like this:
Add additional accounts here.