Compose and Send E-Mails Using Samsung Galaxy S4

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You can use your Samsung Galaxy S4 to write and send emails. Before you can send emails, you need to have an active internet connection coming from WiFi or your network's data connection. You also need to Set Up Emails on Samsung Galaxy S4 to start composing and sending emails.

Write and send emails using S4

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    Press on your "Home" button so you will be taken to your phone's home screen
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    The home button is the key on the lower-middle part of your device.
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    From the home screen, tap on the "Applications" drawer icon located on the lower-right portion of your phone's touch screen.
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    In the applications drawer/screen, look for the email address icon and tap on it
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    Select the email account that you want to use by tapping on the name of the email account on the upper-right portion of your phone's screen
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    Under the Email account chosen, tap on "Inbox"
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    On the inbox page, tap on the new email message icon located on the lower right portion of your phone's screen
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    Select the recipient
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    In the "To" box, enter your contact's name or number. Entering the first few letters will return a result of all possible matches. Tap on the desired contact to select it. You can repeat the same procedure if you want to add more recipients. If you want to add someone to the CC field, you can tap on the CC box and do the same procedures.
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    Tap on the "Subject" box if you want to add a subject to your email
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    You can opt not to put a subject, but it is always advisable to put a subject to give the recipient an idea of your email's content.
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    Tap on the text field
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    It is the white portion located on the middle part of the screen. From the text field, input your desired message.
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    If you want to attach a file, you can tap on the "Attach file" icon
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    The attachment icon is the one with a paper clip symbol.
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    You will then be given the option to attach any file
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    You can take pictures, record videos and audio, and attach multimedia files, contracts and memos. You can also attach any file on your phone by tapping on the "My Files" folder.
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    You can then search the whole folder and the sub folders and parent folders of it
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    When you have located your desired files, tap on the box next to it to select the file. You can attach more files by checking on the boxes beside the files.
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    When you are done choosing the files, tap on the "Done" button
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    Located on the upper-right portion of your phone's touch screen.
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    Review your Email if it is already complete and ready for sending
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    When you are ready to send the email, tap on the "Send," button located on the upper-right portion of your phone's screen.
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    You have just learned how to send an Email using Samsung Galaxy S4
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    You can now press on the home button to return to your home screen.
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Questions and Answers

I cannot send emails with Samsung Galaxy S4?

You need to have a good and working internet connection to be able to send an email. You either have to be connected to Wi-Fi or your network's data service. You need to have a post-paid plan or enough credits to enjoy internet using the network's packet data service. Try to visit other sites using the default browser to confirm if you have an internet connection.

Also when sending emails Wi-Fi is the key in order to send certain emails without a problem. The bigger the email or the attachments that you have in your email the more signal you will need to complete the sending.

I can connect to other sites but cannot send emails?

You need to have the right configuration and settings for your phone. You can check on the guide on how to Set Up Emails on Samsung Galaxy S4. If you have a hard time with your email service provider, try to ask assistance from them with regards to setting up email for your phone.

Everything has been checked and is correctly set up, I have an internet connection, but I still cannot send emails?

Try to delete the email account from your phone and set it up again. Reboot your phone and check if the problem has been solved.

Before you delete your email account you can also simply log out of your account and back in so that you can refresh your account. By refreshing your account you will be able to update your settings to be able to send emails.

How to forward an email on S4?

How to forward an email on S4? Open up the email that you are wanting to forward but when you open the email click on the three dots on the top right side of the screen to bring up the extra options. In these extra options the forward selection will present itself in order for you to forward the email you are currently in at the time.

Messages are not being sent with samsung?

See above Have Gmail set up. Want to use Windows Live Mail, same as on laptop.

To be able to send E-mails using your Samsung Galaxy s4 you must first make sure that you have a stable connection in the internet. It is either by using a WiFi connection or using your Data card networks. If you are currently using you Network to send E-mails you must ensure you have enough credits to be able to send mails through the internet. Unfortunately sending E-mails is not for free, hence to be able to send you will need some credits in your network or connected to a WiFi.

Sending message from Samsung Galaxy S4 does not work yet for me. I think I set up all things properly but message sending "failed"?

Sending message from Samsung Galaxy S4 does not work yet for me. I think I set up all things properly but message sending "failed"

If your messages are failing then do your best to ensure that you have the proper connection on your device. Without having the right connection you will have all of your messages fail from sending your email.

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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