That there is rarely a step by step since the usual Android based Tracfone has dozens of versions and the settings vary across models and versions of Android.

Not only does the phone vary but then folk install any of the hundred email apps from https://play.google.com/store/search?q=email&c=apps&hl=en

Finally, the settings change depending if you use Gmail, Yahoo or other.

-> Now that you know this, can you share details or what stopped you from using email?