Quote Originally Posted by NJHitmen
1) Gmail and corporate mail show up in the same inbox, which is not ideal - can I separate them?
Nope. All messages appear in Messages.
Quote Originally Posted by NJHitmen
2) New Gmail messages are appearing in my BB inbox - but so is every message I SEND. That's irritating. How do I make it so it only shows messages sent to me, not by me?
You can either filter (Alt-O, IIRC but it's temporary) or choose to hide sent messages in the Message Options.

Quote Originally Posted by lijunj
Anyone knows what's the step by step to set up a gmail account with 8700
It really depends on how you want to set it up. Have you checked the Blackberry FAQ's?