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How to Download and Install Gmail on Huawei Smartphone?

With the introduction of Google Workspace—Google’s stable of secure collaboration and productivity tools (apps) for businesses and individuals, the product has become an integral part of millions of smartphone users globally.

That said, Gmail is one of the apps that’s blended so well with our lives that we can’t imagine living without it anymore. If you’ve recently bought a Huawei device, here’s a comprehensive guide to help you fill your phone up with all popular apps, including Gmail.

Fortunately, it’s simple to download Gmail onto Huawei devices by using AppGallery, Huawei’s exceptional app store, along with GBox, an application designed to enhance user satisfaction with Google Services and other leading smartphone apps.

What is GBox?

Essentially, GBox app serves as a tool that enhances the user’s experience when installing and utilizing Google Services and other popular global apps.

GBox has been thoroughly tested and verified by AppGallery, so it is completely safe to use.

Moreover, GBox not only enhances performance and user experience, but also unlocks all the popular features of your favorite apps.

So, without further delay, let’s explore how to download Gmail on Huawei:

How to install Gmail on Huawei devices via Huawei’s app marketplace 

Installing Gmail on Huawei is actually a simple process. All it takes is the basic understanding of operating a Huawei phone and AppGallery, Huawei’s very own app marketplace. Let’s see how it is done:

Step 1 Tap on ‘AppGallery’ on the home screen (red bag icon). You can find it in your app dock as well.

Step 2 Once the homepage of AppGallery opens up, type ‘Gmail’ in the search bar and tap on the search icon.

Step 3 Click on the “INSTALL” option that is visible on the right-hand side of the Gmail icon.

Step 4 After the installation of Gmail is complete, you will be directed to the GBox installation page. Please wait patiently for GBox to install.

It is important to note that you only need to download GBox once, and then you can simply follow the first three steps to install any app you desire. 

Step 5 Navigate to your device’s home screen and you will find both Gmail and GBox icons. Simply tap on the Gmail app icon to launch it.  

Step 6 Sign in to your Gmail account and you’re all set! Now you can easily use Gmail on your Huawei phone.

How to update Gmail on Huawei?

There is a general misconception that updating apps via AppGallery is not possible, but this is not true.

In fact, updating apps from AppGallery is easier than you’d imagine. So, let’s see how Gmail in Huawei can be updated.

  1. Open AppGallery.
  2. Tap on ‘ME’ at the bottom.
  3. Go to ‘Updates’, and update the apps you want to.

NOTE: You can also enable auto-updates by enabling ‘Auto-update over Wi-Fi’ in the Updates section.


As Huawei phones come with the latest and best performance and viewing experience, they are the perfect gadgets to run Google Workspace apps on.

This article is a walkthrough on “How to download Gmail in Huawei,” and it is possible without the need to download the app from another source.

Gmail on Huawei is an essential app from Google Workspace and useful in a multitude of ways for businesses, individuals, professionals, and freelancers alike.

Thank you for reading, and we wish you an amazing day ahead! You can also check out Huawei’s short video guide on downloading Gmail on Huawei phones.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is the Gmail app available for Huawei devices? 

Yes, you can install Gmail via AppGallery. AppGallery comes pre-installed on all Huawei phones.

What is AppGallery on my Huawei phone? 

It is Huawei’s own official app store for its lineup of smartphones. AppGallery lets you download all your favorite and essential apps under one roof.

Can I update Gmail on Huawei? 

Yes, you can update the app by going to the “Me” section > Updates in AppGallery.

How do I enable auto-updates in AppGallery? 

Tap on “Auto-update over Wi-Fi” in the “Updates” tab. You can find it in the “Me” section located in AppGallery.

How long will it take to install Gmail? 

Depending on your Internet speed, it would take 1-2 minutes at the most to install Gmail on your Huawei phone.