Reply to or forward a message (Android)

This information is for the Gmail app for Android 4.0 and up.

Reply: Touch  Reply at the top of the message.

Reply all: Touch  Menu at the top of the message and select Reply all.

Forward: Touch  Menu at the top of the message and select Forward.

Once you start replying or fowarding, you can also use the menu at the top to choose whether to reply, reply all, or forward.

Additional options

  • Attachments: Attachments are included automatically in messages you forward, but not in messages you reply to. Learn how to download or add attachments.
  • Change recipients: To remove a contact, touch the contact's name and then X. To add a recipient, start typing the name or address of your contact in the To field. To add Cc or Bcc fields, touch Menu (  or your device's menu button).
  • Quote text: If you don't want to include the original message text in your new message, uncheck the box next to "Quote text."
  • Respond inline: If you'd like to add your response within the text of the original message, touch Respond inline.